Ohio's Dontae McGee wrestles American's Jason Grimes during their match on Sunday, February 19, 2017. 
       
     
 Ohio freshman forward Jason Carter (#1) goes up for a dunk during the second half of Ohio's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017. 
       
     
 Florida Gulf Coast redshirt freshman guard Zach Johnson (#5) dives for the ball after colliding with Ohio redshirt sophomore guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) in the second half of Ohio's 85-75 win on November 14, 2015.
       
     
 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons poses for a portrait inside the Convocation Center. With senior forward Antonio Campbell (Simmons' close friend and roommate) out for the rest of the season with a broken foot, head coach Saul Phillips will look to Simmons to lead the offense. 
       
     
 Ohio sophomore guard Gavin Block (#22) drives past an Akron defender during the Bobcat's 83-68 loss at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron on January 17, 2017.
       
     
 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons is mobbed by members of the O Zone after his monster 38-point performance in the Bobcat's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
       
     
 The Ohio Bobcats run out onto Ford Field before the start of the Marathon MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. A late Bronco interception sealed a 29-23 loss for Ohio.
       
     
 Appalachian State junior defensive back Latrell Gibbs (#5) runs onto the field with pyrotechnics going off in the background before the start of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl on Sunday, December 20, 2015. 
       
     
 Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Papi White (#4) runs downfield against Appalachian State during the first quarter of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl. 
       
     
 Confetti is shot in the air as the Appalachian State Mountaineers celebrate a 31-29 win over the Ohio Bobcats in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. 
       
     
 Ohio redshirt senior wide receiver Jordan Reid (#12) races to the end zone against Texas State on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Ohio lost 56-54 in the program's first ever triple overtime game. 
       
     
 Ohio redshirt freshman offensive lineman Marques Grimes celebrates with his teammates after the Bobcats beat Akron 9-3 to clinch the MAC East Title to book their ticket to Detroit for the MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. 
       
     
 Ohio freshman guard Amani Burke (center) looks up at the basket and tries to get in a position for a rebound during a free throw against Bowling Green on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
       
     
 Ohio women's basketball head coach Bob Bolden shouts out instructions to his team during the second half of their game against Toldeo on Saturday, February 4, 2017. In his first season as head coach, the Bobcats went 9-21 and 4-14 in MAC play, but are now perennial contenders to win the MAC.
       
     
 Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Maleek Irons relaxes before going onto the field to warmup before the Bobcat's game against Buffalo on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
       
     
 Ohio head coach Saul Phillips yells at the referees during the second half of the Bobcat's 83-79 loss to Buffalo on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Jason Carter had the chance to tie the game with only seconds remaining, but his shot wouldn't fall.
       
     
 Ohio head coach Frank Solich (front in white hat) and the Bobcat football team waits to run out onto the field before their game against rivals Marshall on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     
 Ohio senior guard Quiera Lampkins drives to the basket during the first half of the Bobcat's game against Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
       
     
 Ohio senior forward Jasmine Weatherspoon (#15) puts up a shot during the second half of the Bobcat's 70-64 loss to Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
       
     
 Ohio senior forward Vincent Nicolella (#26) watches on as Illinois freshman defender Benjamin Jeon (#20) passes the puck during their game on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bird Arena.
       
     
 Ohio freshman forward Tyler Hartman (#16) puts a shot on goal during the Bobcat's 4-3 loss against Illinois on January 25, 2014 at Bird Arena in Athens, Ohio.
       
     
 Ohio sophomore midfielder Hannah Jagger puts a shot on target during the second half of Ohio's 3-0 win against Robert Morris on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Chessa Field.
       
     
 Ohio senior setter Abby Gilleland (center) celebrates with her teammates after sweeping Northern Illinois 3-0 to win the 2015 MAC Volleyball Tournament on Sunday in the Convocation Center.
       
     
 Ohio senior running back Daz'mond (#7) leaps over a Marshall defender during the Bobcat's 21-10 win over the Thundering Herd on September 12, 2015 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     
 Freshman Katie Lemen dives into the pool as the anchor leg during the 400 yard freestyle relay against Miami (OH). Ohio lost to Miami 172-126 on Senior Day on February 8, 2015 at the Aquatics Center.
       
     
 Ohio redshirt senior forward Kenny Kaminski (#13) puts up a shot during the first half of the Bobcat's 68-66 loss to Kent State in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on Friday, March 10. Kaminski finished with 16 points in his final game in an Ohio shirt.
       
     
 Ohio junior setter Abby Gilleland (#3) celebrates match point with the rest of the team after beating Miami (OH) to finish the regular season undefeated in MAC Conference play on November 15, 2014.
       
     
 Ohio outside hitter Kelly Lamberti (#10) jumps to hit the ball past Western Michigan middle blocker Sydney LeMay (#10) in the Bobcat's MAC Conference semifinal loss on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Convocation Center.
       
     
 Ball State senior forward Chris Bond (#20) applies a towel to his forehead to stop blood from dripping after colliding with teammate Tyler Koch and Ohio senior forward T.J. Hall during the first round of the MAC men's basketball tournament on March 10, 2014.
       
     
 Tennessee fans cheer on their team during their game against the Ohio Bobcats on September 17, 2016 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee.
       
     
 Ohio senior wide receiver Sebastian Smith (#6) dives but can't quite make a catch during the Bobcat's 34-10 win over Buffalo on November 3, 2016 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     
 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) loses control of the ball in front of Akron junior guard Antino Jackson (#55) during the Bobcat's 85-70 win on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
       
     
 Members of the Ohio University Marching 110 cheer on the men's basketball team after their thrilling 67-66 comeback win over Toledo in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
       
     
 (From left to right) Ohio junior guard Antonio Bisutti, junior forward Sam Frayer and senior guard Drew Crabtree celebrate a three-pointer during the Bobcat's 67-66 win over Toledo in the MAC Tournament semifinals on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
       
     
 Ohio linebacker Blair Brown looks on as his broad jump length is measured at Ohio Football's Pro Day on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Scouts from 27 NFL teams attended sessions in both Peden Stadium and Walter Fieldhouse.
       
     
 Ohio senior forward Liz Finley puts a header on target during the Bobcat's 3-1 win over Akron on September 26, 2014 at Chessa Field in Athens, Ohio.
       
     
 Ohio junior infielder Amanda Dalton pulls a double play in the top of the second inning against Dayton on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Ohio Softball Field.
       
     
 Ohio's Dontae McGee wrestles American's Jason Grimes during their match on Sunday, February 19, 2017. 
       
     

Ohio's Dontae McGee wrestles American's Jason Grimes during their match on Sunday, February 19, 2017. 

 Ohio freshman forward Jason Carter (#1) goes up for a dunk during the second half of Ohio's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017. 
       
     

Ohio freshman forward Jason Carter (#1) goes up for a dunk during the second half of Ohio's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017. 

 Florida Gulf Coast redshirt freshman guard Zach Johnson (#5) dives for the ball after colliding with Ohio redshirt sophomore guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) in the second half of Ohio's 85-75 win on November 14, 2015.
       
     

Florida Gulf Coast redshirt freshman guard Zach Johnson (#5) dives for the ball after colliding with Ohio redshirt sophomore guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) in the second half of Ohio's 85-75 win on November 14, 2015.

 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons poses for a portrait inside the Convocation Center. With senior forward Antonio Campbell (Simmons' close friend and roommate) out for the rest of the season with a broken foot, head coach Saul Phillips will look to Simmons to lead the offense. 
       
     

Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons poses for a portrait inside the Convocation Center. With senior forward Antonio Campbell (Simmons' close friend and roommate) out for the rest of the season with a broken foot, head coach Saul Phillips will look to Simmons to lead the offense. 

 Ohio sophomore guard Gavin Block (#22) drives past an Akron defender during the Bobcat's 83-68 loss at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron on January 17, 2017.
       
     

Ohio sophomore guard Gavin Block (#22) drives past an Akron defender during the Bobcat's 83-68 loss at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron on January 17, 2017.

 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons is mobbed by members of the O Zone after his monster 38-point performance in the Bobcat's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
       
     

Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons is mobbed by members of the O Zone after his monster 38-point performance in the Bobcat's 85-70 win over Akron on Saturday, February 4, 2017.

 The Ohio Bobcats run out onto Ford Field before the start of the Marathon MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. A late Bronco interception sealed a 29-23 loss for Ohio.
       
     

The Ohio Bobcats run out onto Ford Field before the start of the Marathon MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. A late Bronco interception sealed a 29-23 loss for Ohio.

 Appalachian State junior defensive back Latrell Gibbs (#5) runs onto the field with pyrotechnics going off in the background before the start of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl on Sunday, December 20, 2015. 
       
     

Appalachian State junior defensive back Latrell Gibbs (#5) runs onto the field with pyrotechnics going off in the background before the start of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl on Sunday, December 20, 2015. 

 Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Papi White (#4) runs downfield against Appalachian State during the first quarter of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl. 
       
     

Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Papi White (#4) runs downfield against Appalachian State during the first quarter of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl. 

 Confetti is shot in the air as the Appalachian State Mountaineers celebrate a 31-29 win over the Ohio Bobcats in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. 
       
     

Confetti is shot in the air as the Appalachian State Mountaineers celebrate a 31-29 win over the Ohio Bobcats in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. 

 Ohio redshirt senior wide receiver Jordan Reid (#12) races to the end zone against Texas State on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Ohio lost 56-54 in the program's first ever triple overtime game. 
       
     

Ohio redshirt senior wide receiver Jordan Reid (#12) races to the end zone against Texas State on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Ohio lost 56-54 in the program's first ever triple overtime game. 

 Ohio redshirt freshman offensive lineman Marques Grimes celebrates with his teammates after the Bobcats beat Akron 9-3 to clinch the MAC East Title to book their ticket to Detroit for the MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. 
       
     

Ohio redshirt freshman offensive lineman Marques Grimes celebrates with his teammates after the Bobcats beat Akron 9-3 to clinch the MAC East Title to book their ticket to Detroit for the MAC Championship Game against Western Michigan. 

 Ohio freshman guard Amani Burke (center) looks up at the basket and tries to get in a position for a rebound during a free throw against Bowling Green on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
       
     

Ohio freshman guard Amani Burke (center) looks up at the basket and tries to get in a position for a rebound during a free throw against Bowling Green on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

 Ohio women's basketball head coach Bob Bolden shouts out instructions to his team during the second half of their game against Toldeo on Saturday, February 4, 2017. In his first season as head coach, the Bobcats went 9-21 and 4-14 in MAC play, but are now perennial contenders to win the MAC.
       
     

Ohio women's basketball head coach Bob Bolden shouts out instructions to his team during the second half of their game against Toldeo on Saturday, February 4, 2017. In his first season as head coach, the Bobcats went 9-21 and 4-14 in MAC play, but are now perennial contenders to win the MAC.

 Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Maleek Irons relaxes before going onto the field to warmup before the Bobcat's game against Buffalo on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
       
     

Ohio redshirt sophomore running back Maleek Irons relaxes before going onto the field to warmup before the Bobcat's game against Buffalo on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

 Ohio head coach Saul Phillips yells at the referees during the second half of the Bobcat's 83-79 loss to Buffalo on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Jason Carter had the chance to tie the game with only seconds remaining, but his shot wouldn't fall.
       
     

Ohio head coach Saul Phillips yells at the referees during the second half of the Bobcat's 83-79 loss to Buffalo on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Jason Carter had the chance to tie the game with only seconds remaining, but his shot wouldn't fall.

 Ohio head coach Frank Solich (front in white hat) and the Bobcat football team waits to run out onto the field before their game against rivals Marshall on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     

Ohio head coach Frank Solich (front in white hat) and the Bobcat football team waits to run out onto the field before their game against rivals Marshall on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

 Ohio senior guard Quiera Lampkins drives to the basket during the first half of the Bobcat's game against Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
       
     

Ohio senior guard Quiera Lampkins drives to the basket during the first half of the Bobcat's game against Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

 Ohio senior forward Jasmine Weatherspoon (#15) puts up a shot during the second half of the Bobcat's 70-64 loss to Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
       
     

Ohio senior forward Jasmine Weatherspoon (#15) puts up a shot during the second half of the Bobcat's 70-64 loss to Central Michigan on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

 Ohio senior forward Vincent Nicolella (#26) watches on as Illinois freshman defender Benjamin Jeon (#20) passes the puck during their game on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bird Arena.
       
     

Ohio senior forward Vincent Nicolella (#26) watches on as Illinois freshman defender Benjamin Jeon (#20) passes the puck during their game on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bird Arena.

 Ohio freshman forward Tyler Hartman (#16) puts a shot on goal during the Bobcat's 4-3 loss against Illinois on January 25, 2014 at Bird Arena in Athens, Ohio.
       
     

Ohio freshman forward Tyler Hartman (#16) puts a shot on goal during the Bobcat's 4-3 loss against Illinois on January 25, 2014 at Bird Arena in Athens, Ohio.

 Ohio sophomore midfielder Hannah Jagger puts a shot on target during the second half of Ohio's 3-0 win against Robert Morris on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Chessa Field.
       
     

Ohio sophomore midfielder Hannah Jagger puts a shot on target during the second half of Ohio's 3-0 win against Robert Morris on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Chessa Field.

 Ohio senior setter Abby Gilleland (center) celebrates with her teammates after sweeping Northern Illinois 3-0 to win the 2015 MAC Volleyball Tournament on Sunday in the Convocation Center.
       
     

Ohio senior setter Abby Gilleland (center) celebrates with her teammates after sweeping Northern Illinois 3-0 to win the 2015 MAC Volleyball Tournament on Sunday in the Convocation Center.

 Ohio senior running back Daz'mond (#7) leaps over a Marshall defender during the Bobcat's 21-10 win over the Thundering Herd on September 12, 2015 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     

Ohio senior running back Daz'mond (#7) leaps over a Marshall defender during the Bobcat's 21-10 win over the Thundering Herd on September 12, 2015 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

 Freshman Katie Lemen dives into the pool as the anchor leg during the 400 yard freestyle relay against Miami (OH). Ohio lost to Miami 172-126 on Senior Day on February 8, 2015 at the Aquatics Center.
       
     

Freshman Katie Lemen dives into the pool as the anchor leg during the 400 yard freestyle relay against Miami (OH). Ohio lost to Miami 172-126 on Senior Day on February 8, 2015 at the Aquatics Center.

 Ohio redshirt senior forward Kenny Kaminski (#13) puts up a shot during the first half of the Bobcat's 68-66 loss to Kent State in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on Friday, March 10. Kaminski finished with 16 points in his final game in an Ohio shirt.
       
     

Ohio redshirt senior forward Kenny Kaminski (#13) puts up a shot during the first half of the Bobcat's 68-66 loss to Kent State in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on Friday, March 10. Kaminski finished with 16 points in his final game in an Ohio shirt.

 Ohio junior setter Abby Gilleland (#3) celebrates match point with the rest of the team after beating Miami (OH) to finish the regular season undefeated in MAC Conference play on November 15, 2014.
       
     

Ohio junior setter Abby Gilleland (#3) celebrates match point with the rest of the team after beating Miami (OH) to finish the regular season undefeated in MAC Conference play on November 15, 2014.

 Ohio outside hitter Kelly Lamberti (#10) jumps to hit the ball past Western Michigan middle blocker Sydney LeMay (#10) in the Bobcat's MAC Conference semifinal loss on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Convocation Center.
       
     

Ohio outside hitter Kelly Lamberti (#10) jumps to hit the ball past Western Michigan middle blocker Sydney LeMay (#10) in the Bobcat's MAC Conference semifinal loss on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Convocation Center.

 Ball State senior forward Chris Bond (#20) applies a towel to his forehead to stop blood from dripping after colliding with teammate Tyler Koch and Ohio senior forward T.J. Hall during the first round of the MAC men's basketball tournament on March 10, 2014.
       
     

Ball State senior forward Chris Bond (#20) applies a towel to his forehead to stop blood from dripping after colliding with teammate Tyler Koch and Ohio senior forward T.J. Hall during the first round of the MAC men's basketball tournament on March 10, 2014.

 Tennessee fans cheer on their team during their game against the Ohio Bobcats on September 17, 2016 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee.
       
     

Tennessee fans cheer on their team during their game against the Ohio Bobcats on September 17, 2016 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee.

 Ohio senior wide receiver Sebastian Smith (#6) dives but can't quite make a catch during the Bobcat's 34-10 win over Buffalo on November 3, 2016 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.
       
     

Ohio senior wide receiver Sebastian Smith (#6) dives but can't quite make a catch during the Bobcat's 34-10 win over Buffalo on November 3, 2016 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

 Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) loses control of the ball in front of Akron junior guard Antino Jackson (#55) during the Bobcat's 85-70 win on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
       
     

Ohio redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons (#2) loses control of the ball in front of Akron junior guard Antino Jackson (#55) during the Bobcat's 85-70 win on Saturday, February 4, 2017.

 Members of the Ohio University Marching 110 cheer on the men's basketball team after their thrilling 67-66 comeback win over Toledo in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
       
     

Members of the Ohio University Marching 110 cheer on the men's basketball team after their thrilling 67-66 comeback win over Toledo in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

 (From left to right) Ohio junior guard Antonio Bisutti, junior forward Sam Frayer and senior guard Drew Crabtree celebrate a three-pointer during the Bobcat's 67-66 win over Toledo in the MAC Tournament semifinals on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
       
     

(From left to right) Ohio junior guard Antonio Bisutti, junior forward Sam Frayer and senior guard Drew Crabtree celebrate a three-pointer during the Bobcat's 67-66 win over Toledo in the MAC Tournament semifinals on March 9, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

 Ohio linebacker Blair Brown looks on as his broad jump length is measured at Ohio Football's Pro Day on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Scouts from 27 NFL teams attended sessions in both Peden Stadium and Walter Fieldhouse.
       
     

Ohio linebacker Blair Brown looks on as his broad jump length is measured at Ohio Football's Pro Day on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Scouts from 27 NFL teams attended sessions in both Peden Stadium and Walter Fieldhouse.

 Ohio senior forward Liz Finley puts a header on target during the Bobcat's 3-1 win over Akron on September 26, 2014 at Chessa Field in Athens, Ohio.
       
     

Ohio senior forward Liz Finley puts a header on target during the Bobcat's 3-1 win over Akron on September 26, 2014 at Chessa Field in Athens, Ohio.

 Ohio junior infielder Amanda Dalton pulls a double play in the top of the second inning against Dayton on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Ohio Softball Field.
       
     

Ohio junior infielder Amanda Dalton pulls a double play in the top of the second inning against Dayton on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Ohio Softball Field.