Ohio Rumors & News

  • Ryan Taylor leaves Bobcats

    The Athens Messenger "The season is long since over, but Ohio took another loss this month. Sophomore guard Ryan Taylor has left the Ohio University men’s basketball program, Bobcats head coach Saul Phillips confirmed Monday. Taylor will be released from his scholarship, Phillips said after the team’s Monday..." July 13

  • Former Michigan State basketball player Kenny Kaminski lands at Ohio U

    Detroit News "After being dismissed from the Michigan State basketball team early this month, sophomore Kenny Kaminski has transferred to Ohio University, according to the Athens Messenger. On his Twitter account, Kaminski said, “Blessed to be here! I love it here already.” The report also said Kaminski,..." August 26

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Report: Ohio will not release three-star forward Tariq Owens from National Letter of Intent

    College Basketball Talk "Tariq Owens, a 6-foot-8 forward from St. Vincent Pallotti High (Md.) committed to Ohio University 10 months ago. On Thursday, head coach Jim Christian left the program after two years to take the Boston College opening. On Saturday night, North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips was..." April 06

  • Boston College turns to Ohio’s Jim Christian as head coach

    Boston Herald "Jim Christian has a futuristic vision for the Boston College basketball program inspired by working models from the past. The 49-year-old was introduced as the Eagles 12th head coach by athletic director Brad Bates during a conference call yesterday afternoon. Christian will be formally..." April 04

  • Ohio's Jim Christian named head coach at Boston College

    CBS Sports "Jim Christian has been named the head coach at Boston College, sources confirmed to CBSSports.com. ESPN.com and the Athens Messenger first reported the news. Christian has been at Ohio for the last two seasons, going 49-22 after taking over for John Groce. He spent the previous four seasons..." April 03

  • D.J. Wingfield’s career with Ohio comes to a close because of knee problems

    College Basketball Talk "Ohio’s D.J. Wingfield has been medically disqualified to play for the Bobcats. Wingfield had surgery on his knee last summer, and while he played in an exhibition game and practiced with the team for much of the season, the fix never took. His career with Ohio is over." April 01