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Ohio Men's Basketball Game at Akron Selected by ESPNU

Jon Smith and the 'Cats play at Akron Feb. 2 at 5 p.m.

Jan. 11, 2013

ATHENS, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced today that the February 2 men's basketball game between Ohio and Akron will be broadcast live on ESPNU as part of the league's February basketball television package.

Ohio and Akron will square off at 5 p.m. from James A. Rhodes Arena. The Bobcats posted a 2-1 record against the Zips last season, including a 64-63 victory in the MAC Championship Game on March 10, 2012.

This season, the Green and White have two other games that can be picked up by ESPNU/ESPN3, including home contests versus Bowling Green (Feb. 9) and Kent State (Feb. 16). The team’s regular season finale (either March 8 or 9) against archrival Miami (Ohio) is a candidate to be picked up by ESPN or ESPN2. For a full list of television games this season, check out the Bobcats’ schedule by clicking here.

Ohio (10-5, 1-0 MAC) returns to action on Saturday (Jan. 12) against Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. Fans can listen to the game live on the Ohio IMG Network powered by Horizon.