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Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

Its March and that means its tournament time.  The big dance is still two weeks away but up first are the conference tournaments and their exciting mix of teams playing for their NCAA tournament lives.  The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament kicks off today and eight teams have hopes of making the NCAA tournament as […]

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Kelsey Mitchell Named Big Ten Player of the Year

With the Big Ten women’s basketball regular season wrapping up yesterday, that meant it was time for the annual announcement of the conference award winners and several OSU players walked away with honors. Freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell was the big winner on the night as she was chosen as the Player of the Year by […]

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WBB: OSU Dominates #23 Nebraska in Season Finale

The Ohio State women’s basketball team came into today’s season finale riding a three game winning streak and looking for a chance to secure a third place finish in the Big Ten. Standing in OSU’s way was 23rd ranked Nebraska who wanted to send their seniors out with a win on Senior Day. The game […]

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 23:  Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Iowa State Cyclones at the AT&T Center on March 23, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Officially Speaking Tackles the Blarge

This week’s Officially Speaking returns to one of the calls that officials most hate to make, the dreaded block/charge close play. There are numerous examples of these kind of plays each week and one could write a book analyzing each one and whether the officials got it right or not. This week’s example comes from […]

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WBB: Strong Second Half Leads Ohio State to Upset of #11 Iowa

The Ohio State women’s basketball team wrapped up the home portion of their schedule yesterday when they hosted 11th ranked Iowa. The two teams met just two and half weeks ago in Iowa City when the Buckeyes mounted an impressive second half comeback but fell just short in the end. OSU came into yesterday’s game […]

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Officially Speaking Risks the Wrath of Pat Chambers

After an easy play last week, this week’s Officially Speaking takes on a much tougher and more controversial play.  On Saturday perennial Big Ten basement dwelling Penn State came up just short of upsetting 19th ranked Maryland, losing 76-73.  As tends to be the case in a close loss, PSU fans immediately blamed the officials […]

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - MARCH 15:  A referee holds the ball during a timeout between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Boston College Eagles in the second  half of the First Round of the 2007 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 15, 2007 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Officially Speaking Visits the Backcourt

After a long hiatus due to football playoff stuff, the basketball edition of Officially Speaking returns as a weekly feature.  To help ease everyone back into it, we’ll start off with a relatively easy play from this past Sunday’s North Carolina vs Boston College game.  Take a look at the video below and decide if […]

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WBB: Ohio State Gets Revenge On Wolverines

Losing is never fun and losing to your rival is even worse. The Ohio State women’s basketball team was reminded of that last month when they lost a heart breaking overtime battle in Ann Arbor against rival Michigan. Ever since that game, you can bet that the Buckeyes were looking forward to tonight’s rematch in […]

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WBB: Ohio State Completes Season Sweep of Indiana

Last month the Ohio State women’s basketball team entered Assembly Hall and destroyed Indiana 103-49. Today the Hoosiers were the road team, looking for some revenge to help turn around what has become an increasingly disappointing season while the Buckeyes were looking to continue to hang onto a top four spot in the Big Ten. […]

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WBB: Ohio State Falls Short in Rally at #16 Iowa

The Ohio State women’s basketball team traveled to Iowa City last night, riding a four game win streak which tied for their longest of the season. While those wins against Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin, and Michigan State were nice, the road match against #16 Iowa would be much tougher. Freshman Alexa Hart got OSU off […]

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WBB: Alexa Hart Sets Record as Buckeyes Down Spartans

While many across the Midwest stayed home today due to the snowstorm, the Ohio State women’s basketball team wasn’t one of them as they hosted Michigan State following their first road trip sweep of the season. The Buckeyes had to be feeling good about winning a pair of games on the road but they couldn’t […]

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WBB: Buckeyes Sweep Badgers

Following an exciting overtime win at Purdue, Ohio State traveled to Madison on Thursday looking to complete its first road trip sweep of the season.  Ohio State entered the game with a 13-7 record, 5-3 in the Big Ten, while Wisconsin entered with a 7-12, 3-6, record. Against Purdue, freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell became the […]

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TBDBITL Report: National Championship, Celebration, and a Waters Update

This was a magical season for the Ohio State football team as they overcame adversity to win a National Championship that Buckeye fans will never forget. The Ohio State University Marching Band also had a special year where they faced a great deal of adversity, including the firing of Director Jon Waters and having the […]

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WBB: Ohio State Falls Despite Record Setting Performance

On Sunday the Ohio State women’s basketball team had its three game winning streak snapped in a disappointing overtime loss to rival Michigan. Today they returned to Columbus to face 23rd ranked Minnesota in an attempt to get back to their winning ways. Both teams were cold from the floor to start the game with […]

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WBB: Ohio State Falls in Overtime to Rival Wolverines

Riding a three game winning streak, Ohio State traveled north today to take on rival Michigan. The Wolverines entered the game having been rather uneven during the Big Ten schedule, having lost to a ranked Rutgers team and a not very good Wisconsin squad but having upset a ranked Michigan State team; Michigan had also […]

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