Ohio State will try to build off its lopsided opening win against Illinois State with another fast start against visiting UMass Lowell on Sunday in Columbus. The No. 23 Buckeyes (1-0) jumped to a 22-0 lead en route to a 94-67 victory on Wednesday that was so comfortable that coach Chris Holtmann was able to play everyone on the roster as he seeks depth for the start of the rugged Big Ten season in December. "We were able to extend the rotation a little bit," Holtmann said.
Ohio State is the latest high-profile college football team to cancel a game because of a COVID-19 outbreak. The Buckeyes’ game today at Illinois has been canceled and Ohio State announced it will pause all football activities because of multiple positive COVID-19 tests within the football team. Ohio State coach Ryan Day had already confirmed [more]
Cece Hooks scored 32 points, Erica Johnson added 24 and Ohio rallied to upset No. 22 Notre Dame 86-85 on Friday, spoiling the debut of Irish coach Niele Ivey. Ivey, who replaced Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw, saw her team trailing 41-30 at the half and fall behind by 14 before outscoring the Bobcats 35-21 in the third quarter. A 3-pointer by Dara Mabrey in the final minute put the Irish up three.