2018-19 Ohio Men's Basketball News

  • 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.
  • Former Ohio Men's Basketball Standout Campbell To Compete For Orlando Magic In 2018 NBA Summer League
    July 01, 2018
    Former Ohio men's basketball standout forward Antonio Campbell (Cincinnati, Ohio) will compete for the Orlando Magic in the 2018 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, which will take place July 6-17, 2018 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Announces Addition Of James To 2018-19 Signing Class
    May 16, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program has added Torey James (Hickory, N.C.) to its 2018-19 recruiting class, fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips announced on Wednesday (May 16) to its 2018-19 recruiting class.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Adds Preston To 2018-19 Signing Class
    May 15, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program has added Jason Preston (Orlanda, Fla.) to its 2018-19 recruiting class, fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips announced on Tuesday (May 15) to its 2018-19 recruiting class.
  • Ohio Athletics Mourns Loss Of Larry Hunter
    May 04, 2018
    Ohio Athletics is mourning the loss of men's basketball alumnus and former head coach Larry Hunter, who passed away on Friday (May 4) at the age of 68 after suffering a stroke.
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Announces Addition Of Cowart, Jr. To 2018-19 Signing Class
    April 26, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program has added Antonio Cowart, Jr. (McComb, Miss.) to its 2018-19 recruiting class, fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips announced on Thursday (April 16).
  • Ohio Men’s Basketball Announces Addition Of Murrell To 2018-19 Signing Class
    April 17, 2018
    The Ohio men's basketball program has added Connor Murrell (Sioux City, Iowa) to its 2018-19 recruiting class, fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips announced on Tuesday (April 17).