2018-19 Ohio Women's Basketball News

  • Ohio Women's Basketball Selected for WNIT; To Host High Point in First Round
    March 18, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Women’s Basketball team will host High Point in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Thursday (March 21) inside the Convocation Center. Tip-off time will be announced at a later date.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball to Learn Postseason Fate on Monday
    March 17, 2019
    The Ohio Women's Basketball team will learn its postseason fate on Monday. 
  • No. 2 Ohio Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 4 Buffalo in MAC Championship Game
    March 16, 2019
    Despite 24 points from sophomore guard Cece Hooks, the No. 2 Ohio women’s basketball team (27-5) was unable to overcome No. 4 Buffalo (23-9), falling to the Bulls, 77-61 in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship game, Saturday afternoon (March 16) inside Quicken loans arena. 
  • No. 2 Ohio Women’s Basketball Defeats No. 3 Miami, 74-48; Advances to MAC Championship Game on Saturday 
    March 15, 2019
    Led by a second-straight double-double from redshirt freshman forward Erica Johnson and 16 points from sophomore guard CeCe Hooks, the second-seeded Ohio women’s basketball team (27-4), would defeat third-seeded Miami (23-8), 74-48, in the Mid-America Conference Semifinals Friday afternoon (March 15) inside Quicken Loans Arena. The win advances the Bobcats to the MAC Championship game against fourth-seeded Buffalo on Saturday at 11 a.m. It is the first time since 2015 the Bobcats will play for the MAC title. 
  • No. 2 Ohio Women's Basketball Faces No. 3 Miami in MAC Semifinals on Friday
    March 14, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The No. 2 seed Ohio Women's Basketball team (26-4, 14-4 MAC) will face No. 3 seed Miami (23-7, 13-5 MAC) in the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday inside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Ohio will play the second game of the day with first game – Buffalo vs. Central Michigan – beginning at 11 a.m. Tip-off is projected around 1:30 p.m.
  • Ohio Alumni Association to Host Pregame Party at Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland
    March 14, 2019
    CLEVELAND -- The Ohio Alumni Association will host a pregame party prior to Ohio Women's Basketball semifinal game against Miami. The party will take place in the Renaissance Hotel lobby bar beginning at 11:30 a.m. Ohio and Miami will tip off at 1:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. 
  • No. 2 Ohio Women’s Basketball Advances to MAC Semis with Victory over No. 7 NIU 
    March 13, 2019
    Led by a double-double from redshirt freshman forward Erica Johnson and 19 points from sophomore forward Gabby Burris, the No. 2 Ohio women’s basketball team (26-4) advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament Semifinals for the first time since 2015, defeating the seventh-seeded Northern Illinois (19-13), 72-56, Wednesday evening inside Quicken Loans Arena. 
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball’s Hooks Named MAC Defensive Player of the Year; Johnson Named MAC Freshman and Sixth Player of the Year
    March 12, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Women’s Basketball won three specialty awards and placed three on All-Mid-American Conference teams, the league announced on Tuesday (March 12). Sophomore guard Cece Hooks (Dayton, Ohio) was named the MAC Defensive Player of Year and redshirt freshman Erica Johnson (Mansfield, Ohio) won MAC Freshman of the Year and MAC Sixth Player of the Year. Hooks was named First Team All-MAC, while Johnson and junior guard Amani Burke (Columbus, Ohio) were named Third Team All-MAC. Hooks made the MAC All-Defensive team, while Johnson was named to the All-Freshman team.
  • No. 2 Ohio Women’s Basketball Set to Face No. 7 NIU in MAC Quarterfinals
    March 12, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Women's Basketball team (25-4, 14-4 MAC) will face Northern Illinois (19-12, 10-8 MAC) in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday inside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Ohio will play the third game of the day with games beginning at noon. Tip-off is projected to begin around 5 p.m.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball's Hooks Named MAC East Player of the Week
    March 11, 2019
    CLEVELAND – Sophomore guard Cece Hooks (Dayton, Ohio) earned her fourth-career and Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week award, the league announced on Monday (March 11).
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Earns Senior Day Win Over Bowling Green, 76-68
    March 09, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – Led by sophomore guard Cece Hooks’ (Dayton, Ohio) 22 points, the Ohio women’s basketball team (25-4, 14-4 MAC) wrapped up the regular season by defeating Bowing Green (9-20, 2-16 MAC), 76-68, Saturday afternoon (March 9) inside the Convocation Center on Senior Day. The victory clinched the two-seed in this year’s Mid-American Conference Tournament and the MAC East title for the third time in the last five years. 
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball to Honor Four Seniors on Saturday Against Bowling Green
    March 08, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio Women's Basketball team (24-4, 13-4 MAC) will play its last regular season home game on Saturday when the Bobcats host Bowling Green. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside the Convocation Center
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Set to Play Last Regular Season Road Game at Miami
    March 06, 2019
    OXFORD, Ohio -- The Ohio Women's Basketball team (23-4, 12-4 MAC) will play its last regular season road game when Ohio travels to Miami (21-6, 12-4 MAC) on Wednesday. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Millett Hall.
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball Clinches First Round Bye in MAC Tournament With 70-66 Win Over Miami
    March 06, 2019
    OXFORD, Ohio – The Ohio Women’s Basketball team (24-4, 13-4 MAC) clinched a first-round bye in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 70-66 win over Miami (21-7, 12-5 MAC) on Wednesday night inside Millett Hall.
  • Hooks' 31 Points Pushes Ohio Women's Basketball to 81-71 Win Over Akron
    March 02, 2019
    AKRON, Ohio – Behind a career-high tying 31 points from sophomore guard Cece Hooks (Dayton, Ohio), the Ohio Women’s Basketball team (23-4, 12-4 MAC) earned a road win at Akron (16-11, 7-9 MAC), 81-71, on Saturday evening inside the James A. Rhodes Arena
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Hits the Road to Face Akron on Saturday
    March 01, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio Women's Basketball team (22-4, 11-4 MAC) heads back to Northeast Ohio this weekend to continue Mid-American Conference play as the Bobcats will face Akron (16-10, 7-8 MAC) inside the James A. Rhodes Arena. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball Falls to Buffalo, 73-43
    February 27, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Women’s Basketball team (22-4, 11-4 MAC) fell to Buffalo (18-8, 10-5 MAC), 73-43, at the Convocation Center on Wednesday night.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Hosts Buffalo on Wednesday
    February 26, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – After taking down Kent State on the road, the Ohio Women's Basketball team (22-3, 11-3 MAC) will return home to face Buffalo (17-8, 9-5 MAC) to continue Mid-American Conference play on Wednesday. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball Defeats Kent State, 69-67
    February 23, 2019
    KENT, Ohio – In a game much like the first meeting in Athens, the Ohio Women’s Basketball team (22-3, 11-3 MAC) defeated Kent State (15-10, 9-6 MAC), 69-67, inside the M.A.C. Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Ohio Women’s Basketball Heads to Kent State Saturday
    February 22, 2019
    KENT, Ohio – The Ohio Women's Basketball team (21-3, 10-3 MAC) will travel to Kent State (15-9 8-5 MAC) to continue Mid-American Conference play on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (M.A.C.) Center.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Takes Down Western Michigan, 70-56
    February 16, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – Behind a strong second and fourth quarter performance, the Ohio Women's Basketball team (21-3, 10-3 MAC) defeated Western Michigan (8-14, 2-9 MAC), 70-56, on Saturday afternoon inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Returns Home to Take On Western Michigan
    February 15, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Women's Basketball team (20-3, 9-3 MAC) will look to get back on track against Western Michigan on Saturday inside the Convocation Center. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. 
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Falls to Toledo, 76-50
    February 13, 2019
    TOLEDO, Ohio – The Ohio Women’s Basketball team (20-3, 9-3 MAC) fell to Toledo (15-7, 7-4 MAC), 76-50, inside Savage Arena on Wednesday night. The loss was Ohio’s first road loss this season.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Continues MAC Play at Toledo on Wednesday
    February 12, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – After taking down Central Michigan on the road, the Ohio Women’s Basketball team (20-2, 9-2 MAC) will look to continue its three-game winning streak at Toledo (14-7, 6-4 MAC) on Wednesday inside Savage Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. 
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Earns Road Win at Central Michigan, 78-75
    February 09, 2019
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Behind five players with double-digit points, the Ohio Women’s Basketball team (20-2, 9-2 MAC) went on the road and took down Central Michigan (16-6, 7-3 MAC), 78-75, inside McGuirk Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Travels to Central Michigan Saturday
    February 08, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – After a three-game homestand, the Ohio Women's Basketball team (19-2, 8-2 MAC) will hit the road to continue Mid-American Conference play against Central Michigan (16-5, 7-2 MAC) on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside McGuirk Arena.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Wraps Up Homestand With Win Over Akron, 92-70
    February 06, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – Behind a double-double performance by redshirt freshman forward Erica Johnson (Mansfield, Ohio), the Ohio Women's Basketball team (19-2, 8-2 MAC) wrapped up its three-game homestand by defeating Akron (12-8, 3-6 MAC), 92-70, on Wednesday night inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Wraps Up Homestand Against Akron on Wednesday
    February 05, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Women's Basketball team (18-2, 7-2 MAC) will wrap up its three-game homestand on Wednesday at 7 p.m. when the Bobcats face Akron (12-7, 3-5 MAC) inside the Convocation Center.
  • Burke Sets Ohio Women's Basketball Record and Ties MAC Record With 11 Threes in Win Over Ball State
    February 02, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – Behind a record-breaking 11 three-point baskets by junior guard Amani Burke (Columbus, Ohio), the Ohio Women's Basketball team (18-2, 7-2 MAC) celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Convocation Center with a 94-62 victory over Ball State (7-13, 2-6 MAC) this afternoon. The Bobcats compiled a total of 17 three-point baskets tying The Convo three-point baskets by a team record.
  • Ohio Women's Basketball Hosts Ball State for #Convo50 Celebration
    February 01, 2019
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Women’s Basketball team (17-2, 6-2 MAC) continues its three-game homestand on Saturday at 1 p.m. against Ball State (7-12, 2-5 MAC). The game is the first of the Convocation Center 50th Anniversary celebration doubleheader, with the men’s basketball team hosting Akron at 3:30 p.m.
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