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Toledo Rockets lead 37-31 against the Ohio Bobcats at the half at the Semi-Finals of the MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on March 10, 2023.

Men’s Basketball: Everything to know for Ohio’s season opener against Troy

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:

Game Information

Opponent: Troy 

Time: 7 p.m. 

Location: The Convocation Center (Athens, Ohio)

How to watch: ESPN+

Follow live stats here 

Meet the opponent 

Head Coach: Scott Cross (Fifth season)

Probable starters:

#23 Aamer Muhammad

#5 Christyon Eugene 

#4 Myles Rigsby 

#33 Theo Seng 

#15 Jackson Fields 

Matchup History 

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.


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