2018–19 Ohio Bobcats women's basketball team

The 2018–19 Ohio Bobcats women's basketball team represented Ohio University during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Bobcats, led by sixth year head coach Bob Boldon, played its home games at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio as a member of the Mid-American Conference.

They finished the season 30–6, 14–2 in MAC play to win MAC East Division. They advanced to the championship game of the MAC Women's Tournament where they lost to Buffalo. They received an automatic to the WNIT where defeated High Point, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky in the first, second and third rounds before losing to Northwestern in the quarterfinals. With 30 wins, they finish with the most wins in school history.

2018–19 Ohio Bobcats women's basketball
Ohio Bobcats wordmark
MAC East Division Champions
WNIT, Quarterfinals
ConferenceMid-American Conference
East Division
2018–19 record30–6 (14–4 MAC)
Head coachBob Boldon (6th season)
Assistant coachTavares Jackson
Assistant coachSteph Haas
Assistant coachMarwan Miller
Home arenaConvocation Center
2018–19 Mid-American Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Ohio 14 4   .778     30 6   .833
Miami (OH) 13 5   .722     23 9   .719
Buffalo 12 6   .667     24 10   .706
Kent State 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Akron 7 11   .389     16 15   .516
Bowling Green 2 16   .111     9 21   .300
West
Central Michigan 15 3   .833     25 8   .758
Toledo 11 7   .611     21 12   .636
Northern Illinois 10 8   .556     19 13   .594
Eastern Michigan 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Western Michigan 4 14   .222     10 20   .333
Ball State 3 15   .167     8 23   .258
2019 MAC Tournament winner

Roster

2018–19 Ohio Bobcats women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Cierra Hooks 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Thurgood Marshall Dayton, OH
G 2 Katie Barker 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS Jr Cary-Grove Cary, IL
G 3 Amani Burke 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS Jr Eastmoor Academy Columbus, OH
F 4 Erica Johnson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) RS Fr Mansfield Senior Mansfield, OH
G 5 Caitlyn Kroll 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS So Bridgeport
Saint Francis (PA)
Bridgeport, OH
G 10 Dominique Doseck 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Athens Athens, OH
F 13 Olivia Bower 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Sr Conotton Valley Bowerston, OH
G 15 Kaylee Bambule 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS Fr Montini Catholic Plainfield, IL
F 20 Abby Garnett 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Golden Golden, CO
F 21 Hannah Thome 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) RS Jr Chagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, OH
G 25 Hunter Rogan 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Urbana Urbana, OH
F 32 Deesh Beck 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Grand Rapids Christian Grand Rapids, MI
F 35 Alexandra Antonova 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Teays Valley Moscow, Russia
F 41 Gabby Burris 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So Liberty Union Baltimore, OH
F 54 Kendall Jessing 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Sylvania Northview Sylvania, OH
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Nov 3, 2018*
1:00 pm
Walsh W 90–62 
Convocation Center 
Athens, OH
Non-conference regular season
Nov 11, 2018*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
UNC Wilmington W 95–72  1–0
Convocation Center (449)
Athens, OH
Nov 15, 2018*
11:00 am, ESPN+
Binghamton W 86–49  2–0
Convocation Center (2,167)
Athens, OH
Nov 18, 2018*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Eastern Kentucky W 100–60  3–0
Convocation Center (414)
Athens, OH
Nov 23, 2018*
3:00 pm
vs. St. Bonaventure
Denver Thanksgiving Classic
W 76–62  4–0
Hamilton Gymnasium 
Denver, CO
Nov 24, 2018*
3:00 pm
vs. Lamar
Denver Thanksgiving Classic
W 87–62  5–0
Hamilton Gymnasium 
Denver, CO
Dec 1, 2018*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Cleveland State W 72–64  6–0
Convocation Center (548)
Athens, OH
Dec 5, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Purdue W 80–73  7–0
Convocation Center (591)
Athens, OH
Dec 8, 2018*
1:00 pm, ESPN3
Coppin State W 87–62  8–0
Convocation Center (404)
Athens, OH
Dec 16, 2018*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
at IUPUI W 73–66  9–0
The Jungle (311)
Indianapolis, IN
Dec 22, 2018*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
at Richmond W 109–58  10–0
Robins Center (505)
Richmond, VA
Dec 29, 2018*
2:00 pm
at American W 77–67  11–0
Bender Arena (334)
Washington, D.C.
MAC regular season
Jan 5, 2019
2:00 pm, ESPN3
at Buffalo W 74–71 OT 12–0
(1–0)
Alumni Arena (2,116)
Amherst, NY
Jan 9, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Central Michigan L 70–88  12–1
(1–1)
Convocation Center (866)
Athens, OH
Jan 12, 2019
2:30 pm, ESPN3
at Ball State W 90–75  13–1
(2–1)
Worthen Arena (4,076)
Muncie, IN
Jan 16, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Kent State W 83–81  14–1
(3–1)
Convocation Center (450)
Athens, OH
Jan 19, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
Eastern Michigan W 85–44  15–1
(4–1)
Convocation Center (648)
Athens, OH
Jan 23, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Northern Illinois W 69–53  16–1
(5–1)
Convocation Center (269)
DeKalb, IL
Jan 26, 2019
2:00 pm, ESPN+
at Bowling Green W 82–79  17–1
(6–1)
Stroh Center (1,435)
Bowling Green, OH
Jan 30, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Miami (OH) L 61–67  17–2
(6–2)
Convocation Center (446)
Athens, OH
Feb 2, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
Ball State W 94–62  18–2
(7–2)
Convocation Center 
Athens, OH
Feb 6, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Akron W 92–70  19–2
(8–2)
Convocation Center (379)
Athens, OH
Feb 9, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
at Central Michigan W 78–75  20–2
(9–2)
McGuirk Arena (2,152)
Mount Pleasant, MI
Feb 13, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Toledo L 50–76  20–3
(9–3)
Savage Arena (3,364)
Toledo, OH
Feb 16, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
Western Michigan W 70–56  21–3
(10–3)
Convocation Center (729)
Athens, OH
Feb 23, 2019
2:00 pm, ESPN3
at Kent State W 69–67  22–3
(11–3)
MAC Center (1,208)
Kent, OH
Feb 27, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Buffalo L 43–73  22–4
(11–4)
Convocation Center 
Athens, OH
Mar 2, 2019
5:00 pm, ESPN3
at Akron W 81–71  23–4
(12–4)
James A. Rhodes Arena (570)
Akron, OH
Mar 6, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Miami (OH) W 70–66  24–4
(13–4)
Millett Hall (622)
Oxford, OH
Mar 9, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Bowling Green W 76–68  25–4
(14–4)
Convocation Center (648)
Athens, OH
MAC Women's Tournament
Mar 13, 2019
5:00 pm, ESPN+
(2) vs. (7) Northern Illinois
Quarterfinals
W 72–56  26–4
Quicken Loans Arena 
Cleveland, OH
Mar 15, 2019
1:30 pm, ESPN+
(2) vs. (3) Miami (OH)
Semifinals
W 74–48  27–4
Quicken Loans Arena 
Cleveland, OH
Mar 16, 2019
11:00 am, CBSSN
(2) vs. (4) Buffalo
Championship Game
L 61–77  27–5
Quicken Loans Arena (2,765)
Cleveland, OH
WNIT
Mar 21, 2019*
7:00 pm
High Point
First Round
W 81–74  28–5
Convocation Center (567)
Athens, OH
Mar 24, 2019*
2:00 pm
Middle Tennessee
Second Round
W 59–57  29–5
Convocation Center (867)
Athens, OH
Mar 28, 2019*
7:00 pm
Western Kentucky
Third Round
W 68–60  30–5
Convocation Center (1,491)
Athens, OH
Mar 30, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Northwestern
Quarterfinals
L 58–61  30–6
Welsh–Ryan Arena (1,031)
Evanston, IL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Rankings

2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

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See also

References

  1. ^ "2018-19 Ohio Women's Basketball Schedule - Ohio University". Ohiobobcats.com.
2018–19 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team

The 2018–19 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team represented Ohio University during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bobcats, led by fifth-year head coach Saul Phillips, played their home games at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 14–17 overall, 6–12 in MAC play to finish in last place in the East Division. As the No. 10 seed in the MAC Tournament, they were defeated in the first round by Northern Illinois.

On March 13, 2019, head coach Saul Phillips was fired. He finished his five-year tenure at Ohio with an 81–77 overall record. Five days later, the school named Ohio alum Jeff Boals, head coach at Stony Brook, as their new head coach.

Ohio Bobcats women's basketball

The Ohio Bobcats women's basketball team is an intercollegiate varsity sports program of Ohio University. The team is a member of the Mid-American Conference East Division competing in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Bobcats have played their home games in the Convocation Center since 1973.

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