2018-19 Ohio Men's Basketball News

  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Looks to Bounce Back Against Toledo on Friday Night
    January 17, 2019
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (9-7, 1-3 MAC) returns to action on Friday, Jan. 18 when they head to Toledo, Ohio for a matchup with the Rockets (14-3, 2-2 MAC). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Savage Arena.
  • Saul Phillips Show Returns to Broney’s Tonight 
    January 16, 2019
    The Saul Phillips Show returns to the Ohio IMG Sports Network tonight (Jan. 16) for the fourth of eleven shows this season.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Kent State
    January 15, 2019
    Despite a double-double performance from redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio)the Ohio men's basketball team (9-7, 1-3 MAC) would be unable to recover from an 11-point half-time deficit, falling to Kent State (13-4, 2-2 MAC), 66-52, Tuesday evening (Jan. 15) inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Returns to Athens for Tuesday Night Battle with Kent State
    January 14, 2019
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (9-6, 1-2 MAC) returns to Athens on Tuesday, Jan. 15 when the Bobcats take on Mid-American Conference East foe Kent State (12-4, 1-2 MAC). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Downs Ball State, 70-52, on the Road
    January 12, 2019
    Led by 19 points from sophomore guard Teyvion Kirk, the Ohio men’s basketball team (9-6, 1-2 MAC) picked up their first Mid-American Conference win, defeating Ball State (10-6, 1-2 MAC), 70-52, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 12) inside Worthen Arena.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Looks to Get Back on Track at Ball State on Saturday 
    January 11, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team (8-6, 0-2 MAC) returns to action on Saturday, Jan. 12 when they head to Munice, Ind. for a match up with Mid-American Conference West foe Ball State (10-5, 1-1 MAC). Tip-off is set for Noon inside Worthen Arena. 
  • Tonight’s Saul Phillips Show Moved to the Convocation Center
    January 09, 2019
    The Saul Phillips Show is back on the Ohio IMG Sports Network on Wednesday (Jan. 9) night. Due to renovations at Broney's Alumni Grill in uptown Athens, tonight’s show will take place inside the Convocation Center from 6-7 p.m. and will serve as a lead-in to tonight’s Ohio Women’s basketball team’s Mid-American Conference matchup against Central Michigan.
  • Ohio Athletics Announces Second Annual Super Seven Student Rewards
    January 08, 2019
    Ohio Athletics announced today the start of its second annual Super Seven Student Rewards program. Started during the 2017-18 season, the program initiated the first exclusive reward program for Ohio students and has been designed to reward the student body for their continued support of Ohio men's basketball.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Drops Contest at Bowling Green 
    January 08, 2019
    Despite a 22-point performance from redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter, the Ohio men’s basketball team (8-6, 0-2 MAC) would be unable to overcome a second half shooting performance from Bowling Green (10-5, 2-0 MAC), falling to the Falcons, 82-63, Tuesday night (Jan. 8), inside the Stroh Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set to Take on Bowling Green Tuesday Night 
    January 07, 2019
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (8-5, 0-1 MAC) takes Mid-American Conference play on the road this week when the Bobcats head to Bowling Green (9-5, 1-0 MAC) to take on the Falcons on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Stroh Center.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Northern Illinois in Overtime in MAC Opener
    January 05, 2019
    Unable to overcome some late free throw troubles, the Ohio men’s basketball team (8-5, 0-1 MAC) fell to Northern Illinois (8-6, 1-0 MAC), 72-66 in overtime in their Mid-American Conference opener, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 5) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Opens MAC Play Against NIU on Saturday
    January 04, 2019
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (8-4, 0-0 MAC) opens Mid-American Conference play on Saturday, Jan. 5 when the Bobcats host MAC West foe Northern Illinois (7-6, 0-0 MAC). Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center
  • Carter’s Late Basket Leads Ohio Men’s Basketball to 68-66 Win Over FIU
    December 30, 2018
    Thanks to a basket from redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter with 2.6 seconds remaining, Ohio men’s basketball would close out 2018 with a 68-66 win over FIU, in their final nonconference game of the season, Sunday afternoon (Dec. 30) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Concludes 2018 Against FIU on Sunday 
    December 29, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (7-4) returns to action for the final time in 2018 when they close out nonconference play on Sunday, Dec. 30 when the Bobcats host FIU (9-3). Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Purdue on the Road
    December 20, 2018
    In their final game before the holiday break, the Ohio men's basketball team (7-4) fell to Purdue (7-5), 95-67, on Thursday night (Dec. 20) inside Mackey Arena. The game was the first matchup between Ohio and Purdue since the 1969-70 season. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set for Big Ten Matchup at Purdue
    December 19, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (7-3) returns to action on Thursday, Dec. 20 when the Bobcats head to West Lafayette, Ind. to take on Big Ten opponent Purdue (6-5) for the first time since the 1969-70 season. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Mackey Arena. Thursday's game will be shown on the Big Ten Network with Kevin Kugler and Andy Katz on the call. The contest will also be broadcast on the Ohio IMG Sports Network, with Russ Eisenstein, Rob Cornelius on the call. Radio pregame coverage is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET with ‘Countdown To Tipoff.’
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Grabs 63-61 Win at Detroit Mercy
    December 15, 2018
    DETROIT – A timely three-point basket from sophomore guard Teyvion Kirk (Joliet, Ill.) pushed the Ohio men’s basketball team (7-3) past Detroit Mercy (3-8), 63-61 on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 15) inside Calihan Hall in Detroit.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Heads to Michigan for Battle with Detroit Mercy
    December 13, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (6-3) returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 15 when the Bobcats head to Detroit, Mich. for a matchup with Detroit Mercy (3-7). Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside Calihan Hall. 
  • The Saul Phillips Show Is Live At Broney's Tonight
    December 12, 2018
    The Saul Phillips Show is back on the Ohio IMG Sports Network on Wednesday (Dec. 12) night.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Battles to 78-69 Victory Over Radford
    December 08, 2018
    Behind redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio), who registered a game-high 19 points, and a career-high 16 rebounds from senior forward Doug Taylor (Columbus, Ohio), the Ohio men's basketball team (6-2) defeated Radford (6-3), 78-69, on Saturday (Dec. 8) inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Returns Home to Take on Radford Saturday
    December 07, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (5-3) returns to the Convocation Center for the last time before the holiday break on Saturday, Dec. 8, when the Bobcats play host to Radford (6-2). Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m. and will follow the women's basketball game that is set to begin at 1 p.m. 
  • Saul Phillips Show Returns Tonight
    December 06, 2018
    The Saul Phillips Show returns to the Ohio IMG Sports Network tonight (Dec. 6) for the first of eleven shows this season.  
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Unable to Hold off Xavier on the Road
    December 05, 2018
    Despite a late push midway through the second half, the Ohio men’s basketball team (5-3) was unable to hold off Xavier (6-3) Wednesday night (Dec. 5), falling to the Musketeers, 82-61, inside the Cintas Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Hits the Road for In-State Matchup with Xavier
    December 04, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (5-2) returns to action on Wednesday, Dec. 5 with the Bobcats head to Cincinnati, Ohio to face off with Big East opponent, Xavier (5-3). Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. inside the Cintas Center. 
  • Ohio Athletics Announces 50th Anniversary Of The Convocation Center Celebration Plans
    December 03, 2018
    Ohio Athletics will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Convocation Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 with a Sibs Weekend basketball doubleheader as the women's team battles Ball State at 1 p.m. and the men's team takes on Akron at 3:30 p.m. Tickets for the doubleheader are $5 and include admission to both games.
  • Carter Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week
    December 03, 2018
    Ohio men’s basketball redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio) was named the Mid-American Conference East Co-Player of the Week, the league announced today (Dec. 3). 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Dominates Marshall, 101-84
    December 01, 2018
    Behind a career-high tying, double-double performance from redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio) who registered a team-high 25 points, the Ohio men's basketball team (5-2) defeated Marshall (5-2), 101-84, in a dominating performance on Saturday (Dec. 1) inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Hosts Rival Marshall Inside the Convo on Saturday
    November 30, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (4-2) returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 1 when they play host to Conference USA foe Marshall (5-1). The 104th meeting between the two teams will tip off at 3:30 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. The Bobcats and Marshall will be the second game of a doubleheader inside the Convo, with the women’s basketball team taking on Cleveland State at 1 p.m. The first 500 students to attend the doubleheader will receive a free Insomnia Cookie and a free Ohio water bottle. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Adds McDay, Wight As Part Of Early Signing Period
    November 29, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program has added guard Lunden McDay (Akron, Ohio) and forward Ben Wight (Worthington, Ohio) as part of the early signing period of its 2019-20 recruiting class, fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips announced on Thursday (Nov. 29).
  • Vander Plas’ Career Night Leads Ohio Men’s Basketball Over Iona, 89-65
    November 27, 2018
    Behind a team-high 20 points from sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio), a career-high 18 points from redshirt freshman forward Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) and a double-double performance from senior forward Doug Taylor (Columbus, Ohio), the Ohio men's basketball team (4-2) defeated the Iona Gaels (2-4), 89-65, on Tuesday (Nov. 27) inside the Convocation Center.
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