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Ohio Women’s Basketball Wraps Up Season Series with Toledo on Wednesday

Ohio Women’s Basketball Wraps Up Season Series with Toledo on Wednesday

ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio women's basketball team (8-6, 2-1 MAC) return to action on Wednesday, Jan. 10 when they Bobcats head to Toledo, Ohio to take on Mid-American Conference West foe Toledo (10-5, 1-2 MAC) for the second time in 11 days. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Savage Arena. The game can be seen on ESPN3, but it you can't catch it there, Gabe Genovesi has you covered on WOUB-AM 1340.

WEDNESDAY'S MATCHUP
Jan. 10, 2018 | Toledo Rockets (10-5, 1-2 MAC) vs. Ohio Bobcats (8-6, 2-1 MAC) | 7 p.m. ET | Toledo, Ohio | Savage Arena | Gametracker |Watch ESPN Listen Live Ohio Game Notes | Toledo Game Notes
 

A WIN AGAINST TOLEDO WOULD...
- Give Ohio their 26th all-time win against Toledo.
- Give head coach Bob Boldon his 191st career win and his 92nd at Ohio.
- Give Ohio its 556th victory in program history and 289th MAC win. 
- Give Ohio its sixth-straight win against Toledo and their third-straight against the Rockets inside Savage Arena.
- Sweep the season series against Toledo for the fourth-straight year.  

ALL TIME AGAINST TOLEDO
- Toledo leads the all-time series against the Bobcats, 44-25.
- The Bobcats have won the last five meetings against the Rockets, including the last two inside Savage Arena. 
- Ohio has defeated Toledo once already this season, defeating the Rockets 78-61 on Dec. 31, 2017 to open MAC play. 
- Last season, Ohio swept the season series against the Rockets, defeating Toledo on Jan. 18 and Feb. 4.  

SCOUTING OHIO
- The Bobcats are currently 8-6 overall and 2-1 in the MAC after defeating Akron 70-67 in overtime on Jan. 6 inside the Convocation Center.  
- Leading Ohio is Amani Burke who is averaging 13.5 points per game. 
- Next is Cierra Hooks who is averaging 12.4 points per game and is averaging a team-leading 4.1 rebounds a contest. She is also leading the team in steals with 41 for the season, while also adding 29 assists.
- Burke is averaging 3.5 rebounds per game, and leads the team with 46 free-throws made.  
- Dominique Doseck is adding 10.0 points a game and is leading the team with 29 three-pointers made. 
- Taylor Agler adds 9.1 points a game and 3.6 rebounds to go along with her team-leading 62 (4.4) assists. 
- As a team, Ohio is averaging 67.1 points a game while allowing opponents to score 65.8 points a game. 
- Ohio is shooting .364 from the field, .261 from three-point range and .633 from the free throw line. 
- The Bobcats are averaging 32.6 rebounds a game, 10.7 assists per game and 2.1 blocks a game. 
- The Bobcats are turning the ball over only 13.8 times a game, while forcing opponents to turn the ball over 25.0 times. 
- Ohio is also averaging 13.9 steals a game. 
- The Bobcats are currently second in the nation in turnover margin, fourth in turnovers forced and fifth in steals per game and ninth in total steals.
- The Bobcats are also 28th in the nation in fewest turnovers per game. 
- In the Nov. 12 opener, four Bobcats made their first ever start as a Bobcat (Katie Barker, Amani Burke, Dominique Doseck and Kendall Jessing), while three others made their college debut (Burris, Cierra Hooks, Alexis Stover)
- On Nov. 16 against Notre Dame, Four Bobcats finished in double-digits and redshirt senior guard Taylor Agler finished with a career-high 10 assists. Meche'la Cobb also made her Bobcat debut.
- Ohio returns one starter from last year's squad, in redshirt senior Taylor Agler
- On Dec. 10 at Purdue, the Bobcats defeated the Boilermakers for the first time since 1982, and defeated a Big Ten team on the road for the first time since 1994. 
- The Bobcats have forced teams to turn the ball over 30-plus times five times this season, and have forced at least 20 turnovers in 10 of their 14 games. 
- On Dec. 31, Doseck scored a career-high 27 points against Toledo. It was the first time all season that a Bobcat score 20 or more points. 
- Doseck was named MAC East Player of the Week on Jan. 2 for her performance the week of Dec. 25. 

THE LAST TIME WE SAW OHIO
- Ohio is coming off of a thrilling 70-67 OT victory over Akron on Jan. 6. 
- Burke led Ohio with a season-high 19 points, going 7-of-19 from the field, 2-of-8 from three-point range and a perfect 3-of-3 from the free throw line. Burke also grabbed six rebounds and a career-high six steals.
- Burris tied her career-high with 17 points, going 7-of-13 from the field, 2-of-6 from three-point range and grabbing eight rebounds and had one block and three steals.
- Agler recorded 16 points, going 7-of-14 from the field, including the game-winning layup. She also had a career-high nine rebounds and had six assists and one steal.
- Hooks added 12 points for Ohio, going 3-of-9 from the field and 6-of-10 from the free throw line. She also has seven rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal.
- As a team, Ohio shot 26-of-73 (.356) from the field, 5-of-34 (.147) from three-point range and 13-of-22 (.591) from the free throw line.
- The Bobcats out rebounded Akron 46-44 and has 18 offensive rebounds compared to Akron's 11.
- The Bobcats forced Akron to turn the ball over 30 times and scored 27 points off of those turnovers.
- The Bobcats also dished out seven assists, had three blocks and 13 steals.
- The Bobcats scored 42 points in the paint, 12 seconds chance points, and 29 bench points.
- Leading Akron was Shayna Harmon with 19 points, followed by Caitlin Vari with 12.  
- Akron was 28-of-64 (.438) from the field, 5-of-12 (.417) from three-point range and 6-of-11 (.545) from the free throw line.
- Akron dished out 15 assists, has five blocks, seven steals and forced Ohio into 22 turnovers, scoring 17 points off of those turnovers.

IN TOLEDO'S LAST GAME
- The Rockets are coming off of a 70-57 loss at the hands of Eastern Michigan on Jan. 6.
- The Rockets were led by Kaayla McIntyre who scored 25 points, going 9-of-16 from the field and 7-of-10 from the free throw line. She also grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds. 
- Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott added 11 points for Toledo, going 4-of-12 from the field and 1-of-8 from beyond the arc. 
- As a team, Toledo was 21-of-55 (.382) from the field, 4-of-17 (.235) from three-point range and 11-of-19 (.579) from the free throw line. 
- Toledo registered 37 rebounds, had 12 assists, five blocks, three steals and turned the ball over 17 times, allowing EMU to score 20 points off the miscues. 
- For EMU, Sasha Dailey scored 20 points, going 6-of-14 from the field, 2-of-4 from three-point range and 6-of-6 from the free throw line.
- EMU shot 25-of-54 (.463) from the field, 6-of-14 (.429) from three-point range and 14-of-17 (.824) from the free throw line. 

SCOUTING TOLEDO
- Toledo is currently 10-5 overall and 1-2 in the MAC and are coming off of a 70-57 loss at the hands of Eastern Michigan on Jan. 6. 
- The Rockets have lost two of their last three games coming into Wednesday's matchup. 
- Leading Toledo is Kaayla McIntyre who averages 15.2 points per game and a team-high 8.2 rebounds a contest. She is shooting .643 from the field and .716 from the free throw line. 
- Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott is averaging 12.1 points per game and is shooting .362 from three-point range. 
- Mikaela Boyd adds 10.1 points per contest and is shooting . 448 from the field. 
- As a team, Toledo is averaging 65.9 points per game while allowing opponents to score an average of 64.1 points per game. 
- They are shooting .415 from the field, .296 from three-point range and .663 from the free throw line. 
- The Rockets average 35.3 rebounds a game to go along with their 16.7 assists, 17.4 turnovers and 8.4 steals per game. 
- The Rocket defense is forcing opponents to turn the ball over 19.0 times per game. 

LAST TIME AGAINST TOLEDO
- The Bobcats and Rockets met less than two weeks ago, with Ohio downing Toledo, 78-61 inside the Convocation Center on Dec. 31. 
- Doseck led with 27 points, going 9-of-12 from the field, 5-of-7 from three-point range and 4-of-5 from the free throw line. She also registered five rebounds. Along with a career-high in points, Doseck also registered a career-high in threes made with five.
- Hooks added 12 points, going 4-of-7 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line. She also had three rebounds and three steals. Agler added 11 points, going 3-of-11 from the field, 5-of-5 from the free throw line and had a team leading three assists.
- Burris added a team-high eight rebounds for the Bobcats.
- As a team, Ohio was 22-of-52 (.423) from the field, 7-of-22 (.318) from three-point range and 27-of32 (.844) from the free throw line.
- For the second-straight game, the Bobcats tied their opponent in rebounding with 37.
- Ohio forced Toledo to turn the ball over 19 times and scored 22 points off the turnovers. Ohio also registered 30 points in the paint, 12 second chance points and 25 bench points.
- Ohio also had nine steals, seven assists and two blocks.
- For Toledo, the Rockets were led by Mikaela Boyd with 20 points and 10 rebounds, going 4-of-11 from the field and 12-of-13 from the free throw line.
- As a team, Toledo was 16-of-57 (.281) from the field, 4-of-22 (.182) from three-point range and 25-of-30 (.833) from the free throw line.

UP NEXT
The Bobcats will wrap up their two-game conference road trip on Saturday, Jan. 13 when the Bobcats head to Kalamazoo, Mich. to take on Western Michigan. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN3. 

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