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The Ohio men’s basketball team has a thing for close games. After four straight games decided by 10 points or less, the Bobcats forced overtime in Evansville after a Bean Willis three-pointer tied the game at 69 apiece. Then overtime happened.

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Lady Buckeyes use intense defense to shut down Alexander in Nelsonville.


The score differential remained similar throughout most of the game, but it was a tale of two halves for the individual Lady Marauders as Meigs (2-0) beat Wellston (1-1) 48-40 to grab their first TVC-Ohio win after going 0-10 in the division last season.

Sometimes it takes an athlete several years to make an impact for their respective teams. Sometimes it only takes a week.

With the regular season now over in college football, postseason matchups were announced today, and for the first time since 2008, Ohio won't be playing in the postseason. 

The No. 4 Ohio Bobcats (18-2-2) completed their 2-game weekend sweep with a 5-0 win over Rutgers.

Coming off an 8-1 beatdown over Rutgers on Friday, the Bobcats played like they had more to prove going into Saturday’s rematch.

In the third overtime of the Single A WVSSAC State Championship, the only relevant factor was passion: Williamstown had just a little more of it.

The Yellow Jackets held off held off St. Mary’s to win 33-32 and capture the state title.

In the first half of the Alexander Lady Spartans’ road matchup with Jackson on Saturday, Alexander was outrebounded 17-to-6, committed 10 turnovers and gave up 17 free throw attempts. Somehow, despite all of that, they went into the halftime break leading 27-23.

Despite Ohio taking an 11-0 lead to start the game, the Bobcats suffered their first loss of the season in a 76-68 defeat at the hands of the Eastern Carolina Pirates.

Through Ohio’s first four games this season, the Bobcats have yet to put together a complete 40 minutes, and that didn’t change against St. Bonaventure (6-1) on Saturday. The Bobcats dropped their second-straight game and fell to 2-3 with the 80-70 loss to the visiting Bonnies.

The Friday before Finals weekend was one of torrential downpour, and fittingly, eight different Bobcats poured goals in Ohio’s 8-1 victory over Rutgers.

With the win, the No. 5 ‘Cats (17-2-2) remain undefeated at 13-0 at Bird Arena.

The River Valley Raiders headed into the Eagles Nest, home of the Eastern Eagles, Friday night looking to grab their first win of the 2014-15 season. The Raiders were able to do just that as they defeated Eastern 65-52.