Over 11,000 fans turned out to watch the Ohio Bobcats host Division III Marietta in Saul Phillips' unofficial coaching debut for the Green and White. The 'Cats struggled in the first half, trailing the Pioneers, 40-37, but rallied to win, 82-69.
Maurice Ndour paced Ohio with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks.
The 'Cats officially open the season next week against Appalachain State.
(AP) MINNEAPOLIS -- Elliott Eliason had 12 points and 13 rebounds to help Minnesota muscle past 11th-ranked Ohio State for a 63-53 victory Thursday night that stuck the Buckeyes with their third straight loss.
DeAndre Mathieu had 13 points, five assists and three steals for the Golden Gophers (14-4, 3-2 Big Ten), who gave new coach Richard Pitino his first signature win. They did it by backing down the Buckeyes and owning the area around the basket, posting a 38-20 advantage in...
It wasn't the start that Gene Ford and the Muskies were expecting, but it was an improvment from the weekend. The Muskies fell to visiting Bethany 97-87 and dropped to 0-3 on the young season.
Bethany forced 22 Muskingum turnovers enroute to their second win of the year. The fish were paced by Division II transfer and Coshocton graduate David Brown, who poured in 32 points. The Muskies will next hit the...