Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Ohio Bobcats

Head Coach: Saul Phillips

Team Mascot: Rufus the Bobcat

Year Opened: 1968

Capacity: 13080

City / State: Athens / Ohio

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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The Battle of the Bricks

Rival Team: Miami RedHawks

Every varsity sports matchup between the Ohio Bobcats and Miami RedHawks counts towards the annual Battle of the Bricks competition. The winner walks away with bragging rights over their most hated rival, so every contest between these two schools is a can’t miss. If you can only make it to one Ohio basketball game, then make sure to be in attendance when the Bobcats take on the RedHawks.

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Ohio Bobcats vs Akron Zips

Rival Team: Akron Zips

Ohio-Akron may not have the history of some other rivalries, but it’s still one of the best rivalries in the MAC. The stakes are always high when the Bobcats and Zips meet as the two teams have consistently been among the best teams in the MAC over the last ten years. The two have met in several conference championship games since 2009, so don’t miss it when Ohio and Akron square off.

Ohio Bobcats vs Marshall Thundering Herd

Rival Team: Marshall Thundering Herd

Ohio and Marshall have a long-running rivalry that stems from the Thundering Herds’ time in the MAC. Despite Marshall’s departure from the MAC, there are still a lot of bragging rights on the line when these two meet, so don’t miss your chance to see Ohio take on Marshall.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Ohio Bobcats

Head Coach: Saul Phillips

Team Mascot: Rufus the Bobcat

Year Opened: 1968

Capacity: 13080

City / State: Athens / Ohio

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