Feb. 16, 2012
Cleveland, Ohio -- The Mid-American Conference announced today that Ohio's upcoming men's basketball game against Kent State has been selected for the MAC basketball television package on SportsTime Ohio.
The Bobcats (20-6, 8-4 MAC) won their 20th game of the season last night with a victory over Bowling Green, 72-59. The `Cats have three players averaging in double figures with D.J. Cooper leading the way at 13.9 points per game. Walter Offutt is averaging 11.7 points per game and Ivo Baltic is chipping in 10.0 points per game for the Bobcats.
Winners of seven straight Kent State (19-6; 9-3 MAC) is on the verge of its 13th 20 win season in the last 14 years. With four league games remaining, the Golden Flashes are now tied for second in the MAC East Division and overall conference standings.
Ohio plays UNC-Asheville at 7 p.m. on Saturday and all fans are being asked to wear black for the Bobcats' annual appearance in the ESPN BracketBuster event. Ohio will wear their new all-black uniforms, which were first unveiled during their January 18 game vs. Kent State. The first 4,000 fans will receive black rally towels courtesy of Frontier Communications! For tickets, click here or call 800-575-CATS (2287).