Following a successful opening season scrimmage on Thursday against Otterbein, Ohio will officially open its season on Wednesday night in the Convo against non-conference opponent Troy.
Ohio will be looking to build off of last year’s campaign, where the team saw a record of 19-14 that concluded with a Mid-American Conference defeat against Toledo in the conference tournament semi-final.
Here is everything that you need to know before Ohio’s home opener:
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Convocation Center (Athens, Ohio)
How to watch: ESPN+
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Meet the opponent
Head Coach: Scott Cross (Fifth season)
#23 Aamer Muhammad
#5 Christyon Eugene
#4 Myles Rigsby
#33 Theo Seng
#15 Jackson Fields
This will be Ohio’s first-ever matchup with Troy in Basketball.
Player to watch
Eugene - The Senior guard from the Trojans is one of their best-returning players to the 2023-24 roster. Eugene averaged 12 points per game last season and followed it up with a team-high 11-point performance against Fort Lauderdale in the season opener for Troy.