CLEVELAND — From off-balance 3-pointers to tough teardrop buckets in the lane, Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper willed his team to a 64-63 victory against Akron in the Mid-American Conference tournament title game Saturday. But ironically, the Bobcats counted on a made free throw from Cooper’s counterpart to ice the victory.
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A month after Michigan basketball coach John Beilein called his archrival “Ohio” to avoid calling the Buckeyes “Ohio State,” his Wolverines will have to face the school that actually goes by that name.
The Bobcats are a game away from the NCAA Tournament, but they have to go through top-seeded Akron to get there. The teams will square off Saturday night in the Mid-American Conference Tournament title game. Ohio (26-7) will be playing for its third MAC championship in eight years, while Akron (22-10) is looking to defend its title in its sixth straight appearance in the championship game.
CLEVELAND — Ohio (26-7) and Akron (22-10) face off in the Mid-American Conference Tournament title game with major postseason implications. The Bobcats seek their third NCAA Tournament appearance and MAC title in eight years, while the Zips are trying to defend their league crown in their sixth straight appearance in the championship game. Follow The Post's liveblog for up-to-the-minute updates.
CLEVELAND — Ohio struggled offensively for most of the first half before finding its groove and defeating Toledo in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.
As the Bobcats prepare to face Buffalo in Friday night's Mid_American Conference Tournament semifinal, sports editor Michael Stainbrook and Rob Ogden preview the night's action, including the game between Akron and Kent State. The winners of the two games will face off Saturday with a trip to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
The Bobcats meet the Bulls for the third time this year, and this time the stakes are higher. The winner will meet Akron in Saturday's Mid-American Conference Tournament final. Ohio (25-7) can set a new school record if it picks up its 26th win of the season. Follow The Post's liveblog for all of the action.
After years of competing at Peden Stadium as part of a team, nine former Bobcats will take the field one final time Thursday for a more individualized effort.
After five years of playing football in the Mid-American Conference, the Owls have flown the coop.
Follow along live as Ohio takes on Toledo in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament from Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
As a redshirt senior, Tenishia Benson had plenty of reasons to be nostalgic after Ohio’s win against Kent State in the final home game of the season Saturday.
The Bobcats will try to protect home court during their first-round Mid-American Conference tournament game. Follow all of the action here.
With a trip to Cleveland on the line, Ohio made the most of its last game in The Convo this season in a dominant win against Kent State.
As good as the Bobcats have been at home this season, playing another game at The Convo is the last thing on the team’s mind heading into the regular-season finale at Miami.
KENT, Ohio — Follow The Post's liveblog coverage from the Mid-American Conference men's basketball game between Ohio and Kent State. With a win and a Buffalo loss, Oho can clinch a triple bye in the MAC Tournament.
Ohio has already passed Kent State in the Mid-American Conference standings, but the Bobcats’ starting point guard is looking to pass his way past another flashy mark.
“Ever wonder why this great nation of ours is lagging behind in the professional world? Take a look at our classrooms.”
The Ohio faithful caught “Green Fever” before Sunday night’s game against Akron, and by the end of the contest, the Zips were sick of it.
Follow The Post's liveblog coverage of Sunday night's basketball game between the first-place Akron Zips and the second-place Ohio Bobcats.