In an image from the 1977 yearbook, Dale Bandy, OHIO men's basketball head coach, discusses strategy during a game.
Photographer: Dave Fonda
In an image from this year, John Groce, men's basketball head coach, talks plays during a game.
Photo courtesy of: Ohio University Athletics
Jan 20, 2011
Length of shorts, socks and hair are obvious differences when comparing an OHIO men’s college basketball game of the 1970s and those now. Others take some more detective work to discover.
Several rule changes have taken place in college basketball over the last 45 years, said Drew Wiseman, assistant sports information director. Here are the major ones:
The 1976-1977 men’s basketball season at Ohio University was described as “disappointing” in the yearbook. A record of 9-17 for the season was a record number of losses for OHIO at the time.
This season the men’s basketball team currently holds a record of 10-9, and the season is still far from over. The Bobcats are hoping to hold onto their MAC Championship title.
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