Ohio basketball toppled Longwood last night, 78-43. Ohio struggled in the first half, leading by just four at the intermission. However, in the second half the Bobcats caught fire, outscoring the Lancers 46-15 in the period to pull away and move to 9-3. The Bobcats were led by Nick Kellogg with 17 points and TJ Hall with 14. Ohio shot a strong 41% from the field and hit ten treys on the evening. The Bobcats will now head to UNC-Asheville on Saturday at 2. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 1:30 and tip off at 2.
In other NCAA top 25 play last night, #6 Oklahoma State blasted Robert Morris, 92-66. #9 Baylor blew past Oral Roberts, 81-55 and #16 Kansas outlasted Toledo, 93-83.
Ohio women’s basketball set a few records in dominating UMBC yesterday afternoon at James Madison’s Holiday Tournament, 84-36. The Lady Cats set the school and conference record for threes in a ballgame with 19 and Ohio was three away from tying the NCAA record. It was Ohio’s largest margin of victory since 1991 as the Cats were led in scoring by Kiyanna Black with 18 points including five threes and Mariah Byard with 17 points. The Lady Cats will now open conference play on Saturday at NIU at 2.
In college football bowl action yesterday, Navy toppled Middle Tennessee State in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, 24-6. Ole Miss clipped Georgia Tech in the Music City Bowl, 25-17 and #10 Oregon dominated Texas in the Alamo Bowl, 30-7.
The Cleveland Browns made official the firing of head coach Rob Chudzinski yesterday with a press conference. Chudzinski led the team to a 4-12 record in his first season. A handful of other coaches bit the dust yesterday, including Mike Shanahan in Washington, Leslie Frazier in Minnesota, Jim Schwartz in Detroit and Greg Schiano in Tampa Bay.
In NBA action last night, New Orleans edged Portland, 110-108. Dallas snuck past Minnesota, 100-98. Chicago defeated Memphis, 95-91 and Washington handled Detroit, 106-99.
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