2019-20 Ohio Men's Basketball News

  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set to Face Eastern Michigan for Second Time in 11 Days
    January 17, 2020
    The Ohio men's basketball team (9-8, 1-3 MAC) hits the road on Saturday, Jan. 18 when the Bobcats head to Ypsilanti, Mich. to face off with Eastern Michigan (10-7, 0-4 MAC) for the second time in 11 days. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the EMU Convocation Center. Saturday's game can be seen on ESPN3 where Ryan Wooley and Tom Helmer will have the call. 
  • Jeff Boals Show Returns Tonight at Cat's Corner
    January 15, 2020
    The Jeff Boals Show from Cat's Corner (110 W Union Street) in Athens returns tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. The first-year head coach of the Bobcats joins 12th year "Voice of the Bobcats" Russ Eisenstein.
  • Vander Plas, Preston Post Career Nights, but Ohio Men's Basketball Falls to Buffalo on the Road
    January 14, 2020
    Despite career days by redshirt sophomore forward Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) and sophomore guard Jason Preston (Orlando, Fla.), the Ohio men's basketball team (9-8, 1-3 MAC) dropped a 76-73 heartbreaker to Mid-American Conference East foe Buffalo (11-6, 2-2 MAC) Tuesday night (Jan. 14) inside Alumni Arena. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Heads to Buffalo for Tuesday Night Matchup with the Bulls
    January 13, 2020
    The Ohio men's basketball team (9-7, 1-2 MAC) hits the road on Tuesday, Jan. 14 when the Bobcats head north to Amherst, N.Y. to take on Buffalo (10-6, 1-2 MAC). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Alumni Arena. Tuesday's game can be seen on ESPN+ where Paul Peck and Matt Mattia will have the call. 
  • Vander Plas Scores Career High, but Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Bowling Green  
    January 11, 2020
    Despite a career day from redshirt sophomore forward Ben Vander Plas, the Ohio men’s basketball team (9-7, 1-2 MAC) fell to Mid-American Conference East foe Bowling Green (11-5, 2-1 MAC), 83-74, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 11) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set to Host Bowling Green Saturday Afternoon
    January 09, 2020
    The Ohio men's basketball team (9-6, 1-1 MAC) continues Mid-American Conference play on Saturday, Jan. 11 when the Bobcats host Bowling Green (10-5, 1-1 MAC) in Athens. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Saturday's game can be seen on ESPN+ where Russ Eisenstein and Rob Cornelius will have the call. 
  • Jeff Boals Show Returns Tonight at Cat's Corner
    January 08, 2020
    The Jeff Boals Show from Cat's Corner (110 W Union Street) in Athens returns tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. The first-year head coach of the Bobcats joins 12th year "Voice of the Bobcats" Russ Eisenstein.
  • Dartis Leads Ohio Men’s Basketball to 74-68 Victory Over Eastern Michigan
    January 07, 2020
    Led by a 26-point performance by redshirt senior guard Jordan Dartis, the Ohio men’s basketball team (9-6, 1-1 MAC) helped secure first year head coach Jeff Boals’ first Mid-American Conference win, defeating Eastern Michigan (10-5, 0-2 MAC), 74-68, Tuesday night inside the Convocation Center.  With his performance, Dartis also passed DJ Cooper to move into second all-time in Ohio history in career made three-pointers. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Hosts Eastern Michigan Tuesday Night Inside the Convo
    January 06, 2020
    The Ohio men's basketball team (8-6, 0-1 MAC) continues Mid-American Conference play on Tuesday, Jan. 7 when the Bobcats host Eastern Michigan (10-4, 0-1 MAC) in Athens. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Tuesday's game can be seen on ESPN+ where Marty Bannister and Jim Scoby will have the call. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Drops MAC Opener on the Road 
    January 04, 2020
    The Ohio men’s basketball team (8-6, 0-1 MAC) opened Mid-American Conference play on the road Saturday afternoon, falling, 77-65, to Western Michigan (8-6, 1-0 MAC) inside University Arena. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play at Western Michigan on Saturday
    January 02, 2020
    The Ohio men's basketball team (8-5) begins Mid-American Conference play on Saturday, Jan. 4 when the Bobcats head to Kalamazoo, Mich. to take on Western Michigan (7-6). Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. inside Read Fieldhouse. 
  • Preston Earns MAC Weekly Honor for the Third Time This Season 
    December 30, 2019
    Ohio men’s basketball sophomore guard Jason Preston was named the Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week for his performance the week of Dec. 23, the league announced today (Dec. 30).  
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Drops Battle with Campbell in Final Non-Conference Game
    December 29, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team (8-5) wrapped up non-conference play, falling to Campbell (9-3), 63-55, Sunday afternoon (Dec. 29) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Schedule Against Campbell on Sunday
    December 27, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team wraps up non-conference play on Sunday, Dec. 29 when the Bobcats host Campbell. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Vander Plas, Dartis Lead Ohio Men’s Basketball over Morehead State, 82-76
    December 21, 2019
    Led by a 24-point, 11 rebound performance by redshirt sophomore Ben Vander Plas and a 25-point performance from redshirt senior Jordan Dartis, the Ohio men’s basketball team (8-4) defeated Morehead State (5-7), 82-76, Saturday afternoon (Dec. 21) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Looks to Bounce Back Against Morehead State on Saturday
    December 20, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 21 when the Bobcats host Morehead State. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Jeff Boals Show Back on the Air Tonight at Cat's Corner
    December 18, 2019
    The Jeff Boals Show from Cat's Corner (110 W Union Street) in Athens returns tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. The first-year head coach of the Bobcats joins 12th year "Voice of the Bobcats" Russ Eisenstein.
  • Dec. 6, 1969 | Ohio vs. #13 Purdue | Convocation Center
    December 17, 2019
    On Dec. 6, 1969, the Ohio men's basketball team hosted 13th-ranked Purdue inside the Convocation Center and came away with the thrilling 80-79 victory. Click on the image below to view how the historic night in the Convo happened. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Falls to Purdue at Home 
    December 17, 2019
    Despite a gutsy comeback in the second half, the Ohio men’s basketball team (7-4) was unable to overcome a tough Purdue (7-4) team, falling to the Boilermakers, 69-51, Tuesday night (Dec. 17) inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men's Basketball Welcomes Purdue for Nationally Televised Matchup on Tuesday
    December 16, 2019
    For the first time since 2001, the Ohio men's basketball team will play host to a Big Ten opponent when Purdue comes to town on Tuesday, Dec. 17 for a nationally televised tilt. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. inside the Convocation Center. Tuesday's game can be seen on ESPN2 Kevin Brown and Robbie Hummel will have the call.  Tuesday's game can be heard on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. Russ Eisenstein returns for his 12th season as the "Voice of the Bobcats," along with Ohio Alum Rob Cornelius. WXTQ (Power 105) in Athens returns as the 11-station network?s flagship. The broadcasts are also available online through TuneIn.com/OhioBobcats and on the TuneIn app.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball’s Vander Plas Named MAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week
    December 12, 2019
    Redshirt sophomore forward Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) of the Ohio men’s basketball team has been named the Mid-American Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office today (Dec. 12).
  • Jeff Boals Show Debuts Tonight at Cat's Corner
    December 11, 2019
    The debut of the Jeff Boals Show from Cat’s Corner (110 W Union Street) in Athens is tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. The first-year head coach of the Bobcats joins 12th year “Voice of the Bobcats” Russ Eisenstein.
  • Preston Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week  
    December 09, 2019
    Ohio men’s basketball sophomore guard Jason Preston was named the Mid-American Conference East Co-Player of the Week for his performance the week of Dec. 2, the league announced today (Dec. 9). 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Defeats Tennessee Tech, 81-54
    December 08, 2019
    Led by 20-point performances by both sophomore guard Jason Preston and redshirt sophomore forward Ben Vander Plas, the Ohio men’s basketball team returned to action on Saturday (Dec. 8), defeating Tennessee Tech, 81-54, inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Set for Sunday Matchup Against Tennessee Tech
    December 07, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team (6-3) returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 8 when the Bobcats host Tennessee Tech (3-6). Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.   Sunday's game can be seen on ESPN3 where Russ Eisenstein and Rob Cornelius will have the call. Sunday's game can be heard on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. where Marty Bannister will have the call. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Downs Rio Grande, 90-51, Wednesday Night
    December 04, 2019
    With five Bobcats recording double figures, the Ohio men’s basketball team returned to action Wednesday night (Dec. 4), defeating Rio Grande, 90-51, inside the Convocation Center.
  • Ohio Men' Basketball Hosts Rio Grande at Home on Wednesday Night
    December 03, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team (5-3) returns to action on Wednesday, Dec. 4 when the Bobcats host Rio Grande. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. Inside the Convocation Center. Wednesday's game can be seen on ESPN+ where Marty Bannister and Toni Roesch will have the call. 
  • Dartis Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week 
    December 02, 2019
    Ohio men’s basketball redshirt senior guard Jordan Dartis has been named the Mid-American Conference East Co-Player of the Week for his performance the week of Nov. 25, the league announced today (Dec. 2). 
  • Dartis, Preston Lead Ohio Men’s Basketball Past Detroit Mercy, 91-81
    November 30, 2019
    Led by another stellar performance from redshirt senior guard Jordan Dartis, the Ohio men’s basketball team (5-3) returned to Athens for the first time in two weeks, defeating Detroit Mercy (1-5), 91-81, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 30), inside the Convocation Center. 
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Wraps Up November Against Detroit Mercy at Home on Saturday
    November 28, 2019
    The Ohio men's basketball team (4-3) returns to Athens after two-straight weeks on the road on Saturday, Nov. 30 when the Bobcats host Detroit Mercy (1-4) Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.
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