Bobcats Host Eagles in Men's Hoops Action Tonight

Updated 2/20/2013


MAC Men's Basketball Daily -- Wednesday, February 20
Eastern Michigan (12-13, 5-6 MAC) at
Ohio (19-6, 10-1 MAC)
7 p.m. ET • Eastern Michigan leads series 44-23
• Ohio looks to earn its fifth-straight win Wednesday evening against Eastern Michigan University (12-13, 5-6). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center, where the Bobcats are 36-2 (.947) in their last 38 games. With a win, Ohio will move to 11-1 in MAC games for the first time since 1984-85 and reach 20 victories for the 14th time in program history. The Bobcats have earned at least 20 wins in two of the past three seasons. Last time out, D.J. Cooper moved past Taurence Chisholm (Delaware), Scott Machado (Iona) and Frank Smith (ODU) and into a tie for 15th place on the all-time NCAA Division I assists list. Cooper needs three steals to tie for 25th on the all-time steals list...Eastern Michigan has not won at the Convocation Center since 2003. The Eagles have posted a 12-13 record this season and are 1-10 away from the EMU Convocation Center. Eastern Michigan has posted a 5-6 record in conference play and sits in third place in the West Division. Glenn Bryant paces the team with 10.9 ppg this season and is third on the team with 4.4 rebounds per game.