Led by a 28-point performance by redshirt sophomore guard Erica Johnson (Mansfield, Ohio), the No. 4 Ohio women’s basketball team (19-11) took down No. 5 Western Michigan (18-13), 84-75, on Wednesday afternoon (March 11) in the Mid-American Conference Quarterfinals at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
RESULTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
The No. 4 Ohio women's basketball team (18-11, 10-7 MAC) will take on No. 5 Western Michigan (18-12, 10-8 MAC) in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Wednesday. Tip-off at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is set for 2:30 p.m. Ohio is the second game of the day
Ohio Women’s Basketball’s Hooks Named MAC Defensive Player of the Year; Johnson and Hooks First Team All-MAC
Junior guard Cece Hooks (Dayton, Ohio) won Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season while three Bobcats were named All-MAC. Hooks joined redshirt sophomore guard Erica Johnson (Mansfield, Ohio) on the first team, while senior guard Amani Burke (Columbus, Ohio) was All-MAC Honorable Mention.
The Ohio women’s basketball team earned the No. 4 seed and a bye in the upcoming 2020 Mid-American Conference Tournament after defeating Miami, 92-78, on Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center.