Ben Vander Plas paced himself as he walked off the court. The junior recorded his 1,000th career point only 30 minutes prior and he wanted to drink in the atmosphere. He looked up and around to see the small clusters of fans peppered throughout The Convo congratulating him.
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For the second time in three days, Ohio was back in The Convo. As part of its adjusted schedule that stuffed three makeup games into one week, Ohio showed it wasn’t slowing down after Tuesday.
Jason Preston and Dwight Wilson hung back and watched their teammates warm up for Ohio’s first game in three weeks. Neither were moving around much. The pair stood on the half-court line wearing sweatpants and long-sleeve Ohio shirts. Wilson had sustained a minor injury earlier that week, and Preston was not cleared to play until Ohio’s game against Eastern Michigan at the earliest.
For three weeks, Ohio was forced to halt basketball operations due to COVID-19. This meant no practice, no conditioning and little, if any, face-to-face interactions. Ohio had to face Akron, a team near the top of the Mid-American Conference, in its first game back in The Convo.
J.L., Jack and Tee discuss Ohio's return to the court following a three-week COVID-forced break.
The Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday that Ohio would add three games to its schedule. The games were all originally supposed to be played in the past two weeks, but were postponed following Ohio shutting down basketball activities due to contact tracing issues.
Ohio was on the path to success. It had a four-game win streak following its emotional 89-79 loss to Kent State on Jan. 16. The rebound battle was turning in its favor every game. The Bobcats were healthy, and their roster was at nearly full strength following Jason Preston’s return to the court after a lower leg injury.
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J.L. and Jack discuss Ohio's four-game break due to COVID-19 contact tracing issues with the Bobcats.
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Tuesdays are for Mid-American Conference basketball. Ohio will travel just shy of 400 miles north to Mount Pleasant, Michigan to face MAC West opponent Central Michigan. Ohio is coming off its biggest win of the season against Buffalo, and the Chippewas have struggled to put it together this season. Tuesday might get Ohio a fourth notch in its win streak.
Ohio won its most important game of the season Friday night. Confidence in their shooting ability and another rebound victory elevated the Bobcats to a 76-75 road victory over Buffalo.
As the Bobcats sauntered off the court, their yells of pride echoed through The Convo. Players high-fived and joked with each other loudly. Ben Vander Plas danced in the hall leading to the locker room after chatting with the media. It was the happiest Ohio had felt after a game for a while.
It has been a long, long week for Ohio.
Ohio is stuck in the middle of the Mid-American Conference. Before the season began, Ohio was selected to finish second in the Mid-American Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, but hasn’t yet shown any sign of being able to live up to that prediction.
J.L. and Jack break down what happened to Ohio men's and women's basketball over winter break.
Jeff Boals was stressed. With just over six minutes left to play in Ohio’s Saturday home game against Kent State, the Bobcats were down by 10 points and clawing to dig themselves out of the 14-point deficit they had hanging over their heads at halftime.
The Mid-American Conference announced Friday the list of players who made the 2020 Football Academic All-MAC Team, an honor for student athletes who exceled in both academics and athletics. 190 players from around the conference were named to the squad, 16 of whom came from Ohio.
Lou Horvath has seen it all.
In the 209th installment of the Battle of the Bricks, Ohio surged in the second half to defeat Miami 78-61. Both a school rivalry and a Mid-American Conference matchup, the Bobcats are once again back to .500 in the MAC standings. Tuesday also saw the return of point guard Jason Preston, who is back on the court after an injury.