The Ohio Bobcats fell short of making the NCAA tournament this weekend, but were given a six seed in the NIT. The Bobcats will play at third seeded Denver in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night. The Pioneers are out of the Western Athletic Conference and are 21-9 on the season. Should Ohio win, the Bobcats would advance to face the winner of Maryland-Niagara later this week. The Bobcats and Pioneers in the NIT can be heard on Power 105 on Tuesday night with pre game at 8:15 with the Bobcat Insider and tip off at 9:15.
The Ohio State Buckeyes outlasted Wisconsin to the win the Big Ten Tournament yesterday, 50-43. Wisconsin led by one after the first half in a low scoring ballgame, but the Buckeye defense held the Badgers to just 19 points in the second half as Ohio State held on for the win. Wisconsin was just 3-18 from deep and Ohio State was 1-16 from behind the arc. The Bucks were led by Deshaun Thomas with 17 points and 7 rebounds. The Buckeyes received a #2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and take on #15 Iona in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Dayton on Friday at 7:15.
Ohio baseball fell to Canisius yesterday, 6-2. The Griffins jumped out to an early lead and pushed it out to 5-0 in the fourth with three runs. The Bobcats would cut into the lead in the sixth on a Dan Schmidt 2-RBI single. However, the Bobcats could not put any more runs on the board as they were held to just five hits. Ohio baseball will now host Youngstown State on Tuesday at 6.
In NBA action last night, Atlanta bested Brooklyn, 105-93. Oklahoma City topped Dallas, 107-101. Minnesota edged New Orleans, 97-95. Golden State handled Houston, 108-78. The LA Clippers handled New York, 93-80. Milwaukee outlasted Orlando, 115-109 and Miami blew past Toronto, 108-91.
In the NHL yesterday, Edmonton clipped Nashville, 3-2. Washington bested Buffalo, 5-3. Ottawa handled Winnipeg, 4-1 and Pittsburgh ousted Boston, 2-1.
The All-TVC basketball teams were released over the weekend. In the TVC-Ohio, Jordan Kidd was named player of the year and Dominique Doseck was named Girls Player of the Year. In the TVC-Hocking, Max Carnahan and Dakota Hoffman were named co-Players of the year and Jenna Burdette was named Girls Player of the year. Joey Burrow, Ibi Watson and Zacciah Saltzman of Athens were named to the All-TVC Ohio team. Joining them on the All-TVC Ohio team were Jacob Blake and Clint Handa of Nelsonville-York and Braden Jones of Alexander. Shawn Parsons, Max Carney and Delbert Crum were all named to the All TVC-Hocking team. They were joined by Jacob Kish and Konner Standley of Trimble.
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