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Ohio University assistant coach, Kyle Barlow, talks to Jaylin Hunter (12) at the Convocation Center on February 21, 2023.

Men's Basketball: What to know for Bowling Green

Ohio’s got one last game in The Convo this season.

The Bobcats, who recently fell off of a winning streak, have a chance to redeem themselves against the Falcons on Friday. It’ll be the Bobcats' last game before they head to Cleveland for the Mid-American Conference Tournament. However, the Falcons are not going to go easily because they need a win to keep their Tournament dreams alive.

Game Information 

Opponent: Bowling Green

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: The Convo 

How to watch: CBS Sports Network 

How to listen: The Varsity Network

Follow live stats here

Meet the Opponent 

Head coach: Michael Huger (eighth season)

Probable Starters

01 Brenton Mills 

02 Leon Ayers III 

03 Kaden Metheny 

13 Chandler Turner

15 Samari Curtis

Statistical leaders 

Points: Ayers (16.7)

Rebounds: Rashaun Agee (5.8)

Blocks: Agee (32)

Steals: Metheny (32)

Field goal percentage: Towns (55.4%)

3-point percentage: Issac Elsasser (45.2%)

Free throw percentage: Curtis (88.9%)

Series History 

Bowling Green handed Ohio an 88-79 loss at the Stroh Center in January. It was Ohio’s second conference game of the season, and continued a rough stretch of road games for Ohio. 

If the Falcons were to win on Friday, it would be the first time they closed out the regular season with a win since the 2012-13 season. 

Player to watch 

Samari Curtis — The senior scored 25 points in Bowling Green’s 88-68 victory over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday. He went 7-11 from the field and made 9-10 free throws. He also contributed three rebounds and five assists. 


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