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WBB: Impressive Comeback Falls Heartbreakingly Short as Ohio State Falls to UNC

After a slightly tougher than expected first round game, the 5th seeded Ohio State women’s basketball team took on the 4th seed North Carolina Tarheels tonight. By virtue of being a top four seed, the Tarheels, who also had a tougher than expected opening round, got to host the first two rounds of the tournament […]

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WBB: Ohio State Advances to 2nd Round With Win Over James Madison

After watching two days of the men’s tournament and one day of the women’s, the #23 Ohio State women’s basketball team finally got their NCAA tournament underway as they squared off against 12th seeded James Madison. Despite being from Pennsylvania and having the games in North Carolina, the Dukes brought a good crowd that made […]

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WBB: OSU vs James Madison and NCAA Women’s Tournament Preview

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament got underway yesterday and today it is the women’s turn to get in on the action. For a long time the women’s tournament ran Saturday through Tuesday to provide a bit of separation from the men’s but this year it was shifted to run Friday through Monday for some reason. […]

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WBB: Ohio State Earns #5 Seed in NCAA Tournament

While Selection Sunday is more well-known and more watched, Selection Monday is equally as important for the teams hoping to make the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. While the Ohio State women’s basketball team pretty much knew that they were going to make the tournament after finishing the conference tournament ranked 23rd in the country with […]

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WBB: Overtime Win Sends Ohio State to Big Ten Championship Game

Saturday was semifinal day at the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and those in attendance certainly got their money’s worth. In the day’s first seminal, it looked like 4th seed and 24th ranked Northwestern would be the first to give top seed and 5th ranked Maryland a loss in Big Ten play as the Wildcats […]

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WBB: Ohio State Defeats Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal

More than two days in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, Ohio State finally made their debut against the 6th seed Minnesota. While the 3rd seeded Buckeyes got a double bye, the Golden Gophers only got a single bye in the tournament and had to take on 14th seed Purdue yesterday. The Boilermakers shocked everyone […]

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B1G Women’s Basketball Tournament Update

We are two days into the Big Ten Women’s Basketball tournament and we’ve already seen some thrilling action with upsets, comebacks, and thrilling last second victories. Thanks to finishing 3rd in the Big Ten during the regular season, Ohio State earned a double by in the tournament and thus hasn’t been party of this action […]

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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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