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Officially Speaking: The Nuclear Option

While a lot of football fans consider themselves very knowledgeable about the game and the rules, few have ever really looked at the rule book much less actually read it; a surprising number of coaches and players have also never really read the rule book. This is pretty easy to understand, the rules are long […]

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NCAA Football Rules Changes for 2016

Each season the NCAA rules committee tinkers and makes changes to the rules of the game. Sometimes these are major rules changes that have are very noticeable to the majority of fans while other times they are minor tinkering to rules that pretty much everyone but the officials will fail to notice; these minor changes […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Announce Non-Conference Schedule

Last week the Ohio State women’s basketball team announced the non-conference portion of their 2016-2017 schedule. After facing arguably the toughest schedule in the country last season which included all four Final Four teams from the previous year, the Buckeyes have another daunting schedule this season as coach Kevin McGuff makes it very clear that […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 05:  A Michigan State Spartans cheerleader celebrates after the 16-13 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Big Ten Completes New Media Rights Deal

On Monday rumors leaked that the Big Ten and ESPN had reached a deal for the second half of the conference’s new media rights package, wrapping up negotiations regarding who will broadcast Big Ten games from 2017-2023.  The Big Ten has not made an official announcement yet but that is expected to come later this […]

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Memorable Weekend Sends OSU Baseball to the NCAAs

Memorial Day weekend was an exciting one for the Ohio State baseball team as they headed to Omaha, Nebraska for the Big Ten baseball tournament.  A 15-9 conference record earned OSU the fourth seed in the double elimination tournament and an opening round game against rival Michigan, the fifth seed (above image courtesy of www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com). […]

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OSUWBB: Ameryst Alston Selected in WNBA Draft

While it doesn’t get the same amount of hype and attention as the NFL draft, the WNBA draft is still a big deal for senior women’s basketball players each year as they wait to see if they hear their name called, allowing them to continue to play the game they loved. Yesterday was the 2016 […]

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Future is Bright for OSU Women’s Basketball

Earlier this week fellow tBBC writer Scott took a look at the Ohio State women’s basketball team following their loss to Tennessee in the Sweet 16. While I agree with Scott that the loss was very disappointing, I disagree with his assessment of head coach Kevin McGuff who he sees as a lateral move from […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Fall in the Sweet 16

After a hard fought win against West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Sioux Falls, SD for the 8th trip to the Sweet 16 in program history. The Buckeyes faced iconic women’s basketball program Tennessee who despite having their worst season in program history […]

OSUWBB: Sweet 16 Preview – Ohio State vs Tennessee

With their win over West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 for the 8th time in program history. Their reward for that accomplishment is a trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota (dear NCAA, why on Earth did you put a regional […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Open NCAA Tournament With Win Over Buffalo

(Above image courtesy of Ohio State athletics) After a disastrous end to the regular season and Big Ten Tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team got back on the court looking to show that they were the team that was viewed as a threat to make the Final Four. The nearly two weeks since their […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Earn a 3 Seed in NCAA Tournament

A day after the Ohio State men’s basketball team received the bad news that they would not be in the NCAA tournament, the OSU women’s team waited anxiously to hear their tournament fate. While they knew that they would be dancing, a rough end of the season that saw them lose three of their last […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Dominated by Spartans in Big Ten Semifinals

Ohio State ended up as the number two seed in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament after a heartbreaking triple overtime loss to Michigan State in the regular season finale. The Buckeyes got a chance at revenge today when they took on the Spartans in tournament semifinals. That shot at revenge was made more difficult […]

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OSUWBB: Ohio State Knocks Off Rutgers in B1G Quarterfinals

Today was day 3 of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and the top four teams in the conference finally hit the court in Indianapolis after enjoying their double byes.   While the extra days of rest are nice, players also start to get antsy and eager to get back into action. You can bet that […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament: Day 2 Recap

After a two game, sort of preview day yesterday, the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament stepped things up today with a full day of action. Things got going at noon when 8 seed Michigan took on 9 seed Iowa.  The Wolverines got off to a hot start and built a 24-8 lead in the first […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

B1G Women’s Basketball Tournament: Day 1 Recap

The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament got underway today at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis; I still want to call it Conseco Fieldhouse after going to so many tournaments there when it had that name. The first game of the day saw 12th seeded Northwestern take on 13th seeded Wisconsin. Northwestern had been ranked in […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

It’s March and that means its tournament time for NCAA basketball. Things get started this afternoon when the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament gets underway in Indianapolis, Indiana. With three teams guaranteed for the NCAA tournament, one other almost certainly in, and five teams on the bubble there is certainly a lot to play for […]

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OSUWBB: Four Buckeyes Named to All-Big Ten Teams

Despite a disappointing end to the regular season that saw them drop their final two games, losing the Big Ten regular season title in the process, the Ohio State women’s basketball team has some stuff to celebrate as the Big Ten announced its annual award winners which saw five Buckeyes honored.  (Above image courtesy of […]

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TBDBITL Report: Dr. Chris Hoch Named OSUMB Director

In May of last year we reported that Dr. Chris Hoch had been named the interim directory of The Ohio State University Marching Band. Today OSU announced that they would be removing the word “interim” from that title, naming Dr. Hoch director of the marching band and an assistant professor in the School of Music. […]

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OSUWBB: Ohio State Demolishes Illinois on Senior Day

Senior day is always a special game for both the players and the fans.  The emotions of the day often spark big performance, both from the departing seniors and from the other players who want to send their teammates out on a high note.  Today was no exception as the Buckeyes put on an amazing […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Extend Winning Streak to 9

Following impressive wins against Maryland and Iowa, the 7th ranked Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Happy Valley to take on Penn State.  The Nittany Lions entered this game 9-15, 4-9 in the Big Ten, but were coming off an impressive win over a 17th ranked Michigan State squad that saw PSU erase a […]

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