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Young Buckeyes Look to Get Back on Track Tomorrow Against Northwestern
February 13th, 2013 at 9:38 PM
Tomorrow night the Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team will look to get back on track with their winning ways, when they host a struggling Northwestern team. To say that Buckeye Nation is filled with more skeptics and couch coaches than fans at this point in the season would be accurate. Having...

Ohio State Wins with Strong Defense Effort Against Nebraska
February 2nd, 2013 at 9:26 PM
  The Ohio State Buckeyes started out hot, and then Wisconsin put  in their big man Andre Almeida. The talented big man from Brazil gave the Buckeyes loads of problems within his first seven minutes off the bench. What was the Buckeyes' goal of beating the Cornhuskers? Simple: try to force...

Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s Basketball Mid-Season Review
January 8th, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team is off to a great start to the 2012-2013 season, going 11-3 in their first 14 games.  It's no surprise that the team is being led by DeShaun Thomas, Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith, Jr., all juniors who have been around some incredible...

Thad Matta Looking for Depth After Losing Four Players
April 24th, 2012 at 3:02 PM
Not hitting the recruiting trail so hard this season was an easy decision for head coach Thad Matta after all he only had one senior, William Buford. Little did he know that the next few weeks after the season would run his team pretty thin? Soon after the Ohio State men’s...

Ohio State’s Jordan Sibert Next to Transfer Out
April 17th, 2012 at 12:35 PM
  On the heels of the news that sophomore forward J.D. Weatherspoon had decided to transfer out of the Ohio State University, Thad Matta’s crew took another hit when sophomore guard Jordan Sibert made his intentions to transfer official also. After Sibert’s freshman year he set his sights on a spot in...

Ohio State Buckeyes’ DeShaun Thomas to Stay for Junior Year
April 6th, 2012 at 10:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** After the announcement that Jared Sullinger was leaving Ohio State for the NBA, Buckeye fans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that DeShaun Thomas will return for another season. "We have a great team returning next season and I want to be a part of another championship run," Thomas...

Ohio State Buckeyes’ Jared Sullinger to Leave, Enter NBA Draft
April 4th, 2012 at 3:04 PM
After leading Ohio State to the Final Four only to implode against Kansas, it appears Jared Sullinger ready to take the next step. A source confirmed to ESPN's Andy Katz that the two-time AP All-American forward will forego his junior year and enter the NBA Draft. ***PHOTO1*** The source also confirmed that...

Buckeyes Move on to the Elite Eight for First Time Since 2007
March 23rd, 2012 at 7:00 PM
  In last night’s game against the University of Cincinnati, the Ohio State buckeyes used a formula that is all too familiar to wear down the Bearcats. The unlikely contributor is what was most intriguing about the Buckeyes moving to the Elite 8 for the first time since 2007. ***PHOTO1*** For some of...

Ohio State Ties Help Ohio Bobcats in the Big Dance
March 21st, 2012 at 11:43 AM
A common phrase is that a person is the product of his or her experiences. That is especially true for the Ohio Bobcats, the team that many agreed was the least likely to make the Sweet 16 field in this year's NCAA Tournament. ***PHOTO1***  But a closer look at the Bobcats reveals...

Ohio State Buckeyes Headed to Sweet 16, Down Gonzaga 73-66
March 17th, 2012 at 6:03 PM
It was a hard fought battle, but the Ohio State Buckeyes managed to pull off a 77-63 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The win in Pittsburgh sends the Buckeyes to their third consecutive Sweet 16. ***PHOTO1*** The Buckeyes struggled early in the game, as they have in recent games. Gonzaga got out...

Ohio State Set to Take on Gonzaga
March 17th, 2012 at 11:43 AM
***PHOTO1***After blowing past Loyola of Maryland on Thursday, the Ohio State Buckeyes are set to take on Gonzaga today at 2:45pm on CBS. Ohio State struggled early against Loyola, but came back in the first half to take the lead and never looked back. Gonzaga took on West Virginia last night...

Ohio State Buckeyes Seek Tourney Title Against Michigan State Spartans
March 11th, 2012 at 1:43 PM
It was only last week that the Buckeyes and the Spartans met on the hardwood and Ohio State avenged a loss from earlier in the season. But with a Big Ten conference championship and a potential top seed in the NCAA Tournament on the line, neither team considers the score...

Ohio State Buckeyes Blow Past Purdue Boilermakers 88-71
March 9th, 2012 at 11:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** In their first game of the Big Ten tournament, the Ohio State Buckeyes came out strong and defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 88-71. The entire game was positive from a Buckeye fan's view. The team played 40 full minutes, wore down the Purdue defense, made adjustments and took off with...

With Post Season Looming, Big Ten Announces Award Winners
March 6th, 2012 at 4:28 PM
  Earlier today the Big Ten Conference released who they would be acknowledging as there annual all-Conference team. There were a few Ohio State Buckeyes that were on the list. ***PHOTO1*** The first team honors went to; Draymond Green (Michigan St.), John Shurna (Northwestern), Jared Sullinger (Ohio State), Robbie Hummel (Purdue), and Jordan...

Ohio State Buckeyes Power Past Michigan State 72-70
March 4th, 2012 at 8:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** In their last regular season game, the Ohio State Buckeyes showed the nation what Buckeye basketball fans have been looking for all season. After being down by 15 early in the game, Ohio State cut Michigan State's lead to 9 by halftime. The second half of the game proved...

The Basketball Buckeyes Look to Share the Big Ten Title Today in East Lansing
March 4th, 2012 at 11:07 AM
  The Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s basketball team takes the floor today in East Lansing, Michigan, for the final time of the regular season today. If you don’t already know, there is a lot riding on this regular season finale. ***PHOTO1*** In the last meeting against the Spartans, in Columbus, the Buckeyes played...

Wisconsin Badgers Nudge Past Ohio State Buckeyes
February 27th, 2012 at 1:58 AM
Wisconsin has made a name for itself as a fundamentally sound basketball team, but it has not been known to score a lot of points. But the Badgers did just enough to get past a very tough Ohio State squad to spoil Senior Day at the Schottenstein Center.  ***PHOTO1***  The Buckeyes (23-6,...

Ohio State Buckeyes Basketball Needs to Rely “Big Three”
February 22nd, 2012 at 4:00 PM
Exactly how far into the madness can this Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team March? Will the Buckeyes “Big Three” be enough to take them to the Promised Land if they are all on the same page? ***PHOTO1*** When the Ohio State men’s basketball team are at the top of their collective...

Ohio State Buckeyes Ousted by Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor
February 18th, 2012 at 11:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Ohio State Buckeyes desperately wanted to sweep their rival Michigan Wolverines this season. Having won the game at home, all they had to do was go in to Ann Arbor and win to get that sweep. Either Michigan wanted it more or Ohio State just had a bad...

Ohio State Buckeyes Prepare for Michigan Wolverines
February 18th, 2012 at 1:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight, the Ohio State Buckeyes will face the Michigan Wolverines in hostile territory. The last time these two teams faced off was in The Schott on January 29, nearly three weeks ago. When the Wolverines were in Columbus, the Buckeyes had a few problems in the beginning, but ended...