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9-7, 5th in MAC E
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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Akron will announce former Illinois coach John Groce as its replacement for Keith Dambrot to be its next men's basketball coach Wednesday, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN. Dambrot left Akron to be the head coach at Duquesne. Groce led Ohio, also a member of the Mid-American Conference, to the Sweet 16 in 2012 after four seasons with the Bobcats.

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Lumberjacks tie tournament record

Stephen F. Austin's 14-point win over West Virginia tied the NCAA tournament record for largest win by a No. 14 seed.

Biggest tournament upsets: No. 6

In 2010, No. 14 Ohio was a 13.5-point underdog to Georgetown, but the Bobcats dominated the Hoyas. Ohio led 48-36 at halftime and held a lead of at least seven points for the entire second half. Biggest upsets


Ohio bench challenging Monmouth?

The Bobcats are having fun on the sidelines. Some might say "Monmouth-ian" fun.

OHIO Head Coach Saul Phillips participating in Coaches vs. Cancer (1:22)

Ohio U. is one cool campus

As high-profile basketball prospects get ready to make college visits this fall, Dana O'Neil assesses which stops would simply make for the best trips. She suggests Athens, Ohio being on the itinerary. Ten cool campuses

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Ohio hires NDSU's Phillips as new head coach

Ohio has hired North Dakota State coach Saul Phillips to replace Jim Christian as head coach, the university's athletic department announced on its website late Saturday night.

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You Gotta See This: Mid-American

It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know?

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Writers share their favorite pranks

In conjunction with colleague Mark Schlabach's story on the history of pranks in college sports and the differentiation between a prank and vandalism, Michael Rothstein and Chantel Jennings  decided to reflect and share our favorite college sports-related prank or mascot-related kerfuffle.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.4
Rebounds Per Game39.9
Assists Per Game14.1
Points Allowed71.8Tied-193rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record7-14
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances13