2013–14 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team

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2013–14 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball
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CIT Quarterfinals vs. VMI, L 90–92
Conference Mid-American Conference
East Division
2013–14 record 25–12 (11–7 MAC)
Head coach Jim Christian (2nd year)
Assistant coach Bill Wuczynski
Assistant coach Anthony Stewart
Assistant coach Aaron Fuss
Home arena Convocation Center
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Buffalo 13 5   .722     19 10   .655
Akron 12 6   .667     21 13   .618
Ohio 11 7   .611     25 12   .676
Miami 8 10   .444     13 18   .419
Kent State 7 11   .389     16 16   .500
Bowling Green 6 12   .333     12 20   .375
West
Toledo 14 4   .778     27 7   .794
Western Michigan 14 4   .778     23 10   .697
Eastern Michigan 10 8   .556     22 15   .595
Northern Illinois 8 10   .444     15 17   .469
Central Michigan 3 15   .167     10 21   .323
Ball State 2 16   .111     5 25   .167
2014 MAC Tournament winner

The 2013–14 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team represented Ohio University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bobcats, led by second year head coach Jim Christian, played their home games at the Convocation Center as members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 25–12, 11–7 in MAC play to finish in third place in the East Division. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the MAC Tournament where they lost to Akron. They were invited to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they defeated Cleveland State and Wright State to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to VMI.

Before the season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Nick Goff 2 G 6'2" 183 RS Junior Columbus, OH Graduated
Walter Offutt 3 G 6'4" 202 RS Senior Indianapolis, IN Graduated
David McKinley 4 G 5'10" 171 Senior Dublin, OH Graduated
D. J. Cooper 5 G 6'0" 176 Senior Chicago, IL Graduated; entered NBA Draft, plays professionally with P.A.O.K. BC
Ivo Baltic 23 F 6'9" 214 Senior Kansas City, MO Graduated; plays professionally with KK Cedevita
Reggie Keely 30 F 6'9" 239 Senior University Heights, OH Graduated; plays professionally with Den Helder Kings

Recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Antonio Campbell
PF
Covington, KY Holy Cross High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sep 15, 2012 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 68
Wadley Mompremier
C
Miami, FL Miami Senior High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 6, 2012 
Scout:1/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 53
D. J. Wingfield
SF
Cincinnati, OH Walnut Hills High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Oct 1, 2012 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
Maurice Ndour
PF
New Rochelle, NY Monroe College (JC) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Oct 13, 2012 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: JC
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Season[edit]

The Bobcats started the 2013-14 season strong. In non-conference play the team went 10-3 only losing to #10 Ohio State, #20 Massachusetts, and Oakland. Once Mid-American Conference (MAC) play began the streak continued, starting 6-2 in conference play. At the conclusion of the regular season, the Bobcats finished 21-10, 11-7 in the MAC, and clinched the 5th seed in the 2014 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament. With 21 wins, it is the 4th time within 5 years the Bobcats have reached 20 or more wins in a season. Senior Nick Kellogg broke the school record for career 3 point shots made (previously held by DJ Cooper) in his final regular season game against Miami {OH}.[1] Kellogg later broke the MAC record for career 3 point shots made in the first round MAC tournament win over Ball State.[2] Ohio lost to Akron in the quarterfinals of the 2014 MAC tournament.

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
F 0 Setty, TregTreg Setty 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 196 lb (89 kg) RS So Maysville, KY
G/F 2 Wingfield, D. J.D. J. Wingfield 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Cincinnati, OH
G 3 Willis, JavarezJavarez Willis 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 175 lb (79 kg) RS Jr Homer, LA
F 4 Mompremier, WadlyWadly Mompremier 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Fr Miami, FL
F 5 Ndour, MauriceMaurice Ndour 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Jr Mbour, Senegal
G/F 11 Harley, KhariKhari Harley 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Egg Harbor Township, NJ
G 12 Crabtree, DrewDrew Crabtree 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Marysville, OH
G/F 13 Hall, T. J.T. J. Hall 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Gainesville, FL
G 15 Kellogg, NickNick Kellogg 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Sr Westerville, OH
G/F 20 Johnson, RicardoRicardo Johnson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Sr Covington, KY
F 21 Smith, JonJon Smith 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 189 lb (86 kg) RS Sr Grove City, OH
G 22 Taylor, StevieStevie Taylor 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 167 lb (76 kg) Jr Gahanna, OH
G 24 Wilkins, TravisTravis Wilkins 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Sr Springfield, MO
F 33 Campbell, AntonioAntonio Campbell 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 279 lb (127 kg) Fr Covington, KY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Bill Wuczynski (UNLV)
  • Anthony Stewart (Mount Union)
  • Aaron Fuss (Ohio State)

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

Roster

Postseason[edit]

Ohio participated in the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) where they beat Cleveland State 64-62 in the first round,[3] defeated Wright State 56-54 in the second round,[4] then lost to VMI 90-92 in the quarterfinals. Senior Jon Smith abruptly quit the team before the first round of the CIT, creating some controversy.[5] The 2013-14 seniors of the Bobcats are the all-time winningest class in the programs history.[6]

Schedule and results[edit]

Source: [1]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/2/2013* 2:00 pm Ashland Convocation CenterAthens, OH W 66–44  5,742
Non-conference games
11/9/2013* 2:00 pm Northern Iowa Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 75–64  11,162 1–0
11/12/2013* 8:00 pm at #10 Ohio State Value City ArenaColumbus, OH BTN L 69–79  17,388 1–1
11/17/2013* 2:00 pm Valparaiso Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 76–72  6,144 2–1
11/20/2013* 7:30 pm at Morgan State Talmadge L. Hill Field HouseBaltimore, MD W 65–62  2,108 3–1
11/23/2013* 2:00 pm Heidelberg Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 85–57  6,069 4–1
11/26/2013* 7:00 pm Mercer Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 76–67  4,416 5–1
11/30/2013* 2:00 pm Evansville Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 81–59  4,637 6–1
12/7/2013* 6:00 pm at Oakland Athletics Center O'RenaRochester, MI L 56–73  1,315 6–2
12/14/2013* 2:00 pm Alabama A&M Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 72–47  5,336 7–2
12/18/2013* 7:00 pm #20 Massachusetts Convocation Center • Athens, OH L 71–83  6,329 7–3
12/22/2013* 1:00 pm at Richmond Robins CenterRichmond, VA W 70–69 OT 4,722 8–3
12/30/2013* 7:00 pm Longwood Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 78–43  5,242 9–3
1/4/2014* 2:00 pm at UNC Asheville Kimmel ArenaAsheville, NC W 79–70  2,389 10–3
Conference games
1/8/2014 7:00 pm at Kent State MAC CenterKent, OH ESPN3 W 59–53  4,143 11–3 (1–0)
1/12/2014 6:00 pm Akron Convocation Center • Athens, OH ESPN3 L 80–83 2OT 8,114 11–4 (1–1)
1/15/2014 8:00 pm Ball State Convocation Center • Athens, OH ESPN3 W 71–51  5,942 12–4 (2–1)
1/18/2014 8:00 pm at Northern Illinois Convocation CenterDeKalb, IL W 65–46  1,667 13–4 (3–1)
1/22/2014 7:00 pm Bowling Green Convocation Center • Athens, OH L 56–58  5,801 13–5 (3–2)
1/25/2014 2:00 pm at Eastern Michigan Convocation CenterYpsilanti, MI ESPNU W 58–56  1,321 14–5 (4–2)
1/29/2014 7:00 pm Central Michigan Convocation Center • Athens, OH W 71–67  5,438 15–5 (5–2)
2/1/2014 1:00 pm Toledo Convocation Center • Athens, OH ESPNU W 95–90 OT 9,173 16–5 (6–2)
2/5/2014 7:00 pm at Western Michigan University ArenaKalamazoo, MI L 74–90  2,344 16–6 (6–3)
2/8/2014 2:00 pm Miami (OH) Convocation Center • Athens, OH ESPN3 W 82–75  10,669 17–6 (7–3)
2/12/2014 7:00 pm at Toledo Savage ArenaToledo, OH ESPN3 L 76–82  5,849 17–7 (7–4)
2/15/2014 2:30 pm at Buffalo Alumni ArenaAmherst, NY W 73–70  5,052 18–7 (8–4)
2/19/2014 7:00 pm Western Michigan Convocation Center • Athens, OH L 63–73  6,319 18–8 (8–5)
2/22/2014 6:00 pm at Akron James A. Rhodes ArenaAkron, OH ESPN3 W 66–50  4,918 19–8 (9–5)
2/26/2014 7:00 pm Buffalo Convocation Center • Athens, OH L 64–69  6,283 19–9 (9–6)
3/1/2014 2:00 pm Kent State Convocation Center • Athens, OH L 61–75  6,820 19–10 (9–7)
3/4/2014 7:00 pm at Bowling Green Stroh CenterBowling Green, OH W 72–61  1,798 20–10 (10–7)
3/8/2014 12:00 pm at Miami (OH) Millett HallOxford, OH ESPN3 W 82–76 OT 1,760 21–10 (11–7)
MAC Tournament
3/10/2014 7:00 pm Ball State Convocation Center • Athens, OH
(First round)
W 76–64  4,153 22–10
3/12/2014 6:30 pm vs. Miami (OH) Quicken Loans ArenaCleveland, OH
(Second round)
ESPN3 W 63–55  513 23–10
3/13/2014 6:30 pm vs. Akron Quicken Loans Arena • Cleveland, OH
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 L 77–83  4,116 23–11
CIT
3/19/2014* 7:00 pm Cleveland State Convocation Center • Athens, OH
(First round)
W 64–62  3,261 24–11
3/22/2014* 2:00 pm Wright State Convocation Center • Athens, OH
(Second round)
W 56–54  3,533 25–11
3/26/2014* 7:00 pm VMI Convocation Center • Athens, OH
(Quarterfinals)
L 90–92  3,734 25–12
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern.

Player honors and awards[edit]

Academic All-MAC Honorable Mentions[7][edit]

  • Treg Setty - Redshirt Sophomore - 3.212 GPA - Communication Studies
  • Travis Wilkins - Senior - 3.570 GPA - Psychology

MAC All-Tournament Team[8][edit]

  • Nick Kellogg - Senior - G

All-MAC Second Team[9][edit]

  • Nick Kellogg - Senior - G
  • Maurice Ndour - Junior - F

References[edit]