Derek Funderburk is a Buckeye!!!!

Another top rated center has made the decision to continue his education and play basketball at Ohio State University. Derek Funderburk, a 6’9″ big man from Lakewood Ohio’s Saint Edward High School, made the announcement on today after being on Thad Matta’s radar for quite some time. Funderburk, who was named second team ALL-Ohio this season, […]


Logan Stieber Wins Coveted Hodge Trophy

Logan Stieber is one of four wrestlers who have become four-time NCAA Champions. He’s defeated three different national champions in his own right. His name is etched in stone throughout the Ohio State record books. And now the Buckeye legend has won college wrestling’s equivalent of the Heisman — The Dan Hodge Trophy. Created by Wrestling […]

D’Angelo Russell named NABC and AP All-American

There is no denying that freshman D’Angelo Russell was one of the best basketball players this season, despite Ohio State falling during the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament. Earlier today, the National Association of Basketball Coaches named Ohio State’s leader in nearly every single statistical category a 1st team All-American.

Russell and Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin are the only B1G players selected to All America. Kaminsky, like Russell, was also named to the first team.

The Buckeye freshman averaged 19 points, 5 assists and nearly 6 rebounds per game this season.


SBP: Riga breaks scoreless record, Lacrosse wins first B1G Contest

It was a good weekend for the Ohio State Buckeyes across the sports spectrum. Synchronized Swimming won a national championship on Saturday (which ken will cover later), Logan Stieber is a finalist for wrestling’s prestigious Hodge Trophy and everywhere across the world — Ohio State Buckeyes are becoming champions. Let’s get started with some Silver […]


Celebrating and Examining Ohio State’s National Championship

As I watched the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their national championship Saturday morning from the comfort of my couch in Greensboro, North Carolina — I couldn’t help but think about just how hard it is for a team to win a national championship. Everything has to come together at the right time. Wrestlers who have […]

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 21:  D'Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives against T.J. McConnell #4 of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 21, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

tBBC Radio Hour: Braxtigram, Hoops and Wrestling Wrap Up

Its the end of March and man alive do we have a show for you this week.

First, we start things off by bringing you the latest news on what I’m deeming “Braxtigram.” When it comes to the NCAA, we always pull out the heavy artillery. Our own MaliBuckeye breaks down the difference between posting your photo on instagram and potentially damaging a program with the oh so meaningful NCAA Violation.tbbc-Radio-Hour-itunes

One week after the Ohio State Buckeyes started their march to a wrestling championship, The Lantern’s Patrick Kalista stops by to review the improbable run to the first team championship in the program’s 94 year history.

Kalista was in St. Louis to witness first hand to witness the strong start on Thursday and the final match of Logan Stieber’s career. We also talk about the emergence of Bo Jordan through the weekend, what the Stiebers have meant to building up the program, the aggressiveness of Nathan Tomasello on his run to a national championship match, and Logan’s place in Ohio State Athletic history.

While the Buckeyes were winning a championship in St. Louis, the men’s basketball squad saw it’s season come to an end in Portland. After an impressive overtime win against VCU, Ohio State was demolished by Arizona on Saturday.

Buckeye Sports Bulletin’s Blake Williams was there for both games and helps us break down the end of the season. Blake shares his insight on D’Angelo Russell’s high level performance against the Rams, helps us answer if there is any reason for the freshman to return to play his sophomore season, If he sees any coaching changes in the near future, and the lasting impression of the senior class.

We also share some GREAT news! The Buckeye Sports Radio APP is available on iOS and on your iPhone, iPad and in the iTunes store!

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Top 10 Buckeye Moments from NCAA Wrestling Championships

It was a magical weekend for the Ohio State Wrestling, winning their first NCAA National Championship in the program’s 94 year history. The Buckeye Battle Cry looks back at the top 10 moments from last weekend’s NCAA Tournament in St. Louis.   Hunter Stieber Gives it his all despite dual elbow injuries Every championship run […]

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 21:  T.J. McConnell #4 of the Arizona Wildcats defends against D'Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 21, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

MBB: Buckeyes fall to Arizona 73-58 in NCAA Tournament

And so it ends, not with a bang, but with a whimper. If you did not see this coming, then you were not paying attention to Ohio State basketball V.2014-2015. Fellow tBBC’er Ken had an email exchange with his uncle regarding this game. Ken felt that if OSU played like they did the 2nd half […]


NCAA Wrestling Championships: Ohio State holds lead heading into Final Day

Day 2 of the NCAA Wrestling Championships is in the books and the Ohio State Buckeyes find themselves leading and in a great spot to win their first team championship.  Three Buckeyes have found their way to the finals and are in a position to claim NCAA crowns. The semifinal round got off to a […]


NCAA Wrestling Championships: Recapping Day One from St. Louis

Patrick Jones and Joe Dexter bring you the recap from day one of the NCAA Championships in St. Louis, where the Ohio State Buckeyes hold a two point lead in the team standings. Day one is in the books for the 2015 NCAA division 1 wrestling championships and the wrestling Buckeyes find themselves in first […]

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 19:  D'Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dribbles past JeQuan Lewis #1 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the first half during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 19, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Ohio State Buckeyes Advance to Round of 32 with 75-72 Win Over VCU

All season Buckeye fans and college basketball analysts have questioned Ohio State’s toughness. They’ve watched in angst while Ohio State continued to struggle in big games and wondered when and if the senior class would ever show up when it mattered. Basketball minds have wanted to know since day one if Thad Matta could get […]


tBBC Livechat: NCAA Tournament vs. VCU

The Buckeyes are in the tournament and have a tough opponent in the first round as the 10th seed in the West Regional. From Portland Oregon, The Buckeyes will take on Shaka Smart’s 7th seeded VCU Rams. Want some company while you cheer on the Buckeyes? NO Problem, We’re here for you in the comments. […]

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 19:  Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats talks to his team during a break from the college basketball game against the USC Trojans at McKale Center on February 19, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

2015 March Madness Bracketology: West Region

Tuesday and Wednesday we’ll be giving you our insight into each NCAA Tournament Region, looking for the stories that you may not have read elsewhere… you know, to help you fill out your award winning entry! If there is a region that has it all this year, it just might be the West, which features […]