2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
2nd in MAC E

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.

243d

Ohio outlasts Northern Illinois 78-69

Jaaron Simmons scored 23 points, Jason Carter added 15 with 12 rebounds, and Ohio rallied late for a 78-69 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.0Tied-88th
Rebounds Per Game36.9Tied-110th
Assists Per Game13.4182nd
Points Allowed69.9113th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record7-14
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances13