2018-19 Ohio Men's Basketball News

  • 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.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set to Host Iona on Tuesday inside the Convo
    November 26, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (3-2) returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 27 when they play host to Iona (2-3). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Carter, Kirk Lead Ohio Men’s Basketball Past Austin Peay, 85-82, in Overtime
    November 24, 2018
    Led by double-doubles from both redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter and sophomore guard Teyvion Kirk, the Ohio men’s basketball team outlasted Austin Peay, 85-82, in overtime on Saturday (Nov. 24) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Opens Three-Game Home Stand Against Austin Peay on Saturday
    November 23, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (2-2) returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 24 to begin a three-game home stand when the Bobcats host Austin Peay (2-3). Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Saturday’s contest will not be streamed, however it will be broadcast on the Ohio IMG Sports Network, with ‘Voice of the Bobcats’ Russ Eisenstein and Rob Cornelius on the call. Radio pregame coverage is set to begin at 6 p.m. ET with ‘Countdown To Tipoff.’
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Loyola Marymount in Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic Finale 
    November 18, 2018
    Despite a game-high 18 points from redshirt sophomore guard Jason Carter, the Ohio men’s basketball team (2-2) fell to Loyola Marymount (5-0), 65-56, in the final day of the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic inside the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Continues Play at Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic on Sunday
    November 17, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (2-1) returns to action on Sunday, Nov. 18 when the Bobcats continue play at the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Bobcats will take on Loyola Marymount (4-0) at 6:30 p.m. inside the Montego Bay Convention Centre
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to USF at Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic 
    November 16, 2018
    Despite an early lead, the Ohio men’s basketball team (2-1) would be unable to overcome a big first half run by South Florida (3-0), falling to the Bulls, 73-46, Friday evening (Nov. 16) at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in the first game on site at the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set to Take On USF At Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic
    November 15, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team returns to action on Friday, Nov. 16 when the Bobcats head to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic. The Bobcats will take on South Florida at 4:30 p.m. inside the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Friday’s game will be aired on the CBS Sports Network with Bill Roth and Mark Wise on the call. The contest will also be broadcast on the Ohio IMG Sports Network, with ‘Voice of the Bobcats’ Russ Eisenstein and Rob Cornelius on the call. Radio pregame coverage is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET with ‘Countdown To Tipoff.’
  • Strong Second Half Leads Ohio Men’s Basketball to Victory over Campbell
    November 12, 2018
     Led by redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio) who registered a team-high 24 points, senior forward Doug Taylor (Columbus, Ohio) who registered 14 points, and freshman guard Jason Preston (Orlando, Fla.) who registered 12 points, the Ohio men's basketball team (2-0) defeated Campbell (1-2), 81-73, in a comeback performance on Monday (Nov. 12) inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set for Matchup with Campbell on Monday 
    November 11, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team returns to action on Monday, Nov. 12, when the Bobcats host Campbell in the opening game of the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.  Monday’s game will be streamed live on WatchESPN and the ESPN app, with Marty Bannister and Toni Roesch on the call. The contest will also be broadcast on the Ohio IMG Sports Network, with ‘Voice of the Bobcats’ Russ Eisenstein and 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 Opens the Season with 97-61 Victory Over Wilberforce
    November 07, 2018
    Behind a game-high 17 points from sophomore guard Teyvion Kirk (Joliet, Ill.) and redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio), the Ohio men's basketball team (1-0) defeated Wilberforce (3-3), 97-61, in the 2018-19 regular season opener on Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the Convocation Center. The Bobcats have now won 15 consecutive season openers.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Opens 2018-19 Season Against Wilberforce on Wednesday
    November 06, 2018
    The Ohio men’s basketball team officially begins the 2018-19 season on Wednesday, Nov. 7 when the Bobcats host Wilberforce. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Wednesday’s game will be streamed live on WatchESPN and the ESPN app, with Marty Bannister and Toni Roesch on the call. The contest will not be broadcast on the Ohio IMG Sports Network due to the Ohio and Miami football game, however, those listening to that radio broadcast will get in-game updates from Jake Hromada, who will be on site in the Convo. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Defeats Rio Grande in Exhibition 
    November 03, 2018
    Sophomore guard Teyvion Kirk (Joliet, Ill.) led the way with 20 points and a game-high four steals, followed closely behind by redshirt sophomore forward Jason Carter (Johnstown, Ohio) with 18 points and two steals, as the Ohio men's basketball team defeated Rio Grande, 93-58, in a Dad's Weekend exhibition game on Saturday (Nov. 3) at the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Hosts Exhibition Game Against Rio Grande On Saturday
    November 02, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball team will unofficially open its 2018-19 season on Saturday (Nov. 3) with an exhibition game against Rio Grande at the Convocation Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball | 2018-19 Season Preview
    October 30, 2018
    The Voice of the Bobcats, Russ Eisenstein, sat down with Men's Basketball Head Coach Saul Phillips to get a preview of their upcoming season. The Bobcats will be back in the Convo on Saturday, Nov. 3 when the Bobcats host Rio Grande for a Dad's Weekend exhibition game. Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m. Ohio opens the regular season on Wednesday, Nov. 7 against Wilberforce. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center and can be seenon ESPN3. For tickets call 1-800-575-CATS (2287), or click here. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball's Game At Toledo To Be Nationally Televised On CBS Sports Network
    September 12, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball team's Mid-American Conference matchup at West Division foe Toledo in January will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Announces Participation In The 2018 Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic
    September 07, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball team is proud to announce their participation in the 2018 Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Announces 2018 Non-Conference Schedule
    September 06, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball team's 2018 non-conference schedule has been revealed, as announced by fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips today.
  • Ohio Men's Basketball's 2019 MAC Schedule Revealed
    July 31, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program's 18-game 2019 Mid-American Conference schedule was announced today by the league office.
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