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Ohio women fall in WNIT but end season with 30 wins

Ohio forward Erica Johnson takes on a Western Kentucky defender in the first half of the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament last Thursday night at the Convo. The Bobcats beat the Hilltoppers 68-60 to advance to the Elite Eight of the WNIT, but then lost Saturday to Northwestern.

Jordan Kelley

The Ohio Bobcats were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Saturday. Outscored 20-9 in the fourth quarter, Ohio fell to Northwestern 61-58 to end the winningest basketball season in Ohio University history.

Ohio (30-6) went further into a post-season tournament than it ever has before, but the chance to turn the season’s calendar into April evaporated at the end.