The Ohio Bobcats ousted Hampton last night, 75-67 to move to 4-0 on the season. The Bobcats and Pirates went back and forth early, but Ohio would take the lead late in the first half and never relinquish it. Ohio was beat up on the glass as the Cats were outrebounded, 43-26. However, Ohio’s defense was solid, forcing 24 turnovers on the night. Walter Offutt led Ohio with 23 points and Ivo Baltic chipped in with 16 points while D.J. Cooper dished out seven assists. Ohio scored 32 points off of turnovers on the night. The Bobcats are now 4-0 and will host Richmond on Saturday. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 1:30 and tip off at 2.
In NCAA Top 25 action last night, #22 Cincinnati handled Campbell, 91-72. #15 Michigan State edged Boise State, 74-70. #14 Creighton blasted Longwood, 105-57. #11 UCLA ousted Georgia, 60-56. Butler upset #9 North Carolina, 82-71. #7 Florida bested Savannah State, 58-40. #12 Kansas toppled Saint Louis, 73-59 and #1 Indiana snuck past Georgetown, 82-72 in overtime.
In MAC basketball action yesterday, Bowling Green bested Alabama Huntsville, 68-54. Kent State edged Bethune-Cookman, 69-68. Indiana State handled Ball State, 68-48 and Canisius outlasted Buffalo, 71-64.
In college football news, Cal fired head coach Jeff Tedford yesterday. The Golden Bears were 3-9 this year, Tedford’s 11th year at Cal. Also, Miami announced a self imposed postseason ban for the second straight season. The decision was made in regard to the current investigation of the school’s compliance practices. A reminder that Ohio football wraps up its regular season on Friday morning at #23 Kent State. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 9:30 AM and kickoff at 11.
The NHL All-Star set to be hosted by Columbus is on the verge of becoming the league’s latest casualty. The game is scheduled for January 27th, but is expected to be a part of the league’s next wave of cancellations. The last two lockouts led to the All-Star game being cancelled. The Players’ Association and League met yesterday, with the meeting lasting less than two hours and the league demanding a proposal from the Players. The two sides will meet today.
In NFL news, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signings of quarterback Brian Hoyer and wide receiver Plaxico Burress. Burress spent his first five NFL seasons with Pittsburgh before heading to New York. Remember, the Cincinnati Bengals take on Oakland on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 11:30 AM and kickoff at 1.
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