The Ohio Bobcats blew past Eastern Michigan last night, 73-50. The Bobcats came out red hot, jumping out to a 17-3 lead behind some early baskets from Reggie Keely. The Bobcats would push the lead out to 20 at the intermission and pull away even more in the second half to pick up their fifth straight win. Ohio was led by Reggie Keely with 20 points and DJ Cooper with 16 points and 10 assists. Cooper is now tied for 13th all-time in NCAA history for assists and is 25th in steals. The Bobcats will now head to Belmont for their Bracketbuster matchup with the Bruins. The game can be heard on Power 105 on Saturday night with pre game at 9:30 and tip off at 10 PM.
The Ohio Lady Bobcats snapped an eleven-game losing streak last night and captured their first MAC win over Kent State, 61-55. The Lady Cats led by three at the intermission and would come out of the break on fire, going on an 8-2 run and eventually pushing their lead out to as many as 13 points. The Lady Cats were led by Erin Bailes with 24 points. The Ohio women will now return home on Saturday against Buffalo at 2.
The Ohio State Buckeyes dominated Minnesota last night, 71-45. Ohio State led by six at the half, but pushed out their lead to as many as 26 points behind a stellar effort from Deshaun Thomas. Thomas scored 19 points on the night, but it was the Buckeye defense that won the game, holding the Gophers to 29 percent shooting and 13 percent from deep. The Buckeyes will now host #4 Michigan State on Sunday at 4.
In other NCAA Top 25 action yesterday, #8 Syracuse handled Providence, 84-59. #11 Georgetown dominated Depaul, 90-66. #19 Wisconsin blew past Northwestern, 69-41. #21 Memphis outlasted Houston, 81-74 and #9 Kansas edged out #14 Oklahoma State, 68-67 in double overtime.
The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the New Orleans Hornets yesterday, 105-100. The Cavs trailed by one going into the fourth quarter, but Kyrie Irving would go off in the final period. Irving scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to give the Cavs the win. Irving would finish with 35 points and 7 assists. Cleveland will now head to Orlando on Saturday night at 7.
Elsewhere in the NBA, Dallas toppled Orlando, 111-96. Minnesota bested Philadelphia, 94-87. Houston clipped Oklahoma City, 122-119. Brooklyn edged Milwaukee, 97-94. Miami topped Atlanta, 103-90. Indiana dominated New York, 125-91. Detroit ousted Charlotte, 105-99 and Memphis defeated Toronto, 88-82.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are back on the ice tonight as they head to Detroit. The Jackets are coming off of a close loss to Anaheim and will look to climb out of last place in the division. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 7:15 and drop of the puck at 7:30.
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