The Ohio Bobcats fell short to the Akron Zips in overtime last night, 88-81. The Bobcats fell down 7-0 early, but would catch fire and take an 18-point lead midway through the half. Ohio led by 11 at the intermission, but the Zips Jake Kretzer would hit five treys to lead Akron back to the lead in the second half. The Bobcats trailed by two with seconds left when Walter Offut’s trey rimmed off, but Jon Smith had a put back to send the game to overtime. In the extra period, Ohio struggled, shooting just 20% and Akron pulled away to claim the victory. Ohio will look to regain momentum on Saturday as they travel to Bowling Green. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 11:30 AM and tip off at noon.
In other MAC basketball action last night, BGSU bested Miami, 52-44. Kent State won on a buzzer beater in overtime over Buffalo, 83-81. Ball State outlasted Central Michigan, 95-90. Western Michigan edged Toledo, 65-62 and Eastern Michigan bested Northern Illinois, 53-41.
In NCAA Top 25 play yesterday, Penn State upset #4 Michigan, 84-78. #5 Miami bested Virginia Tech, 76-58. #7 Georgetown outlasted UConn, 79-78 in double overtime. #10 Louisville handled Depaul, 79-58. #15 Oklahoma State blew past TCU, 64-47. #18 Saint Louis topped St. Joes, 70-53 and #23 Pitt dominated South Florida, 64-44.
The Cleveland Cavaliers won their second in a row without star guard Kyrie Iriving last night, topping Toronto, 103-92. The Cavs trailed by five after one, but Cleveland would dominate the second quarter, taking a nine-point lead into the break. The Cavs would negate late comeback attempts by the Raptors with a solid 23 points, 6 assist outing from rookie Dion Waiters. Cleveland will now host the LA Clippers on Friday night at 7:30.
Elsewhere in the NBA, Atlanta bested Utah, 102-91. Phoenix clipped San Antonio, 105-101 in overtime. Oklahoma City dominated New Orleans, 119-74. Milwaukee outlasted Houston, 110-107. Memphis topped Dallas, 90-84. New York snuck past Golden State, 109-105. Detroit edged Washington, 96-95 and Sacramento handled Orlando, 125-101.
The Athens Bulldogs return to action tonight as they take on Chillicothe in the Division 2 District Semifinals at the Convo. The Bulldogs are back to the Convo for the second straight season and will look to advance to the district title behind sophomore Joey Burrow. However, the Cavaliers have been dominant at the Convocation Center and have never lost a district game. The game can be heard on Power 105 and 970 WATH with pre game at 7:45 and tip off at 8.
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