The Ohio State Buckeyes (20-8, 9-6) return home to play the Purdue Boilermakers (19-9, 11-4) Sunday evening. The Boilermakers are currently in 2nd place in the Conference while the Buckeyes sit in 5th place. The Buckeyes look to get February behind them, as they treaded water with a 3-3 record, while Purdue was 5-1 during […]
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 […]
The Buckeyes rolled into Penn State this evening in search of win #20 and an opportunity to move up in the B1G standings for tournament seeding. Coach McGuff’s team searched in the right place as they rolled the host Nittany Lions 88-70. This is the 3rd straight win for the fast-closing Buckeyes (20-9, 12-5) and it […]
The Zen Master made his way to Columbus on Thursday night to gauge the level of freshman sensation D’Angelo Russell. He left feeling the force of fellow freshman Jae’Sean Tate and senior Sam Thompson as the Buckeyes cruised past Nebraska 81-57. Tate and Thompson went a combined 10/10 from the field in the first half, […]
The Buckeyes (19-8, 8-6) return home after a disastrous trip to the Mitten State (0-2) to host the Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-14, 5-10) at the Value City Arena. Ohio State is tied for 6th in the Big Ten, two games out of 4th (B1G Tourney seed) position. Nebraska is in 10th position, just trying to bring […]
This afternoon, before tip-off between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines, we learned on CBS’ Men of March that head coach Thad Matta is a Salmon grill master. After 40 minutes of play at the Crisler Center on Sunday, it was clear that his team doesn’t have the same touch he does with […]
The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to face That Team Up North today as the Buckeyes look for win number 20 on the season. After having the week off, Ohio State will head to Ann Arbor looking for a season series sweep of the Wolverines. From the Ohio State Sports Information office: Ohio State leads the […]
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 […]
The # 24 Buckeyes (19-7, 8-5) are in the Mitten State again with a 1:00 PM game against the Wolverines (13-13, 6-8) at the Crisler Center. Ohio State is tied for 5th in the Big Ten, four games behind leader Wisconsin. Michigan is in 9th. The last time theses teams met (January 13th) D’Angelo Russell […]
Ohio State’s John Havlicek was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 1984, thanks to his high level of play over 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics. He has now been inducted into the 2015 class of the College Basketball Hall of Fame.
“Hondo” Havlicek was part of the same recruiting class of Fred Taylor’s at Ohio State that included Jerry Lucas, Mel Nowell and Bobby Knight. In his three seasons at Ohio State, Havlicek averaged 14.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
Congratulations to John Havlicek. And, thank you.
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 […]
After yet another ultra competitive weekend of B1G Basketball, Andy Coppens shares his thoughts and the results of the latest Talking 10 Power Poll. It’s taken 14 weeks, but things are starting to take shape in Big Ten basketball. After all, there are only three 4-loss teams and five teams with 5-losses or fewer behind […]
The Buckeyes (17-9, 9-5) lost to Illinois (13-13, 4-10) 66-55 at Champaign IL Saturday, tying their season low in scoring. Ohio State held a 30-29 lead at the half, and stretched it a bit to 35-29 early in the 2nd half, but faded offensively in the 2nd half, getting outplayed 37-25. Ohio State was led […]
A team’s merit is always identified in the moments in which they are tested the most. Coming into Saturday afternoon’s matchup with Michigan State, 6 of the last 7 contests between these teams were decided by four points or less. The Ohio State Buckeyes had answers for those tests Saturday afternoon, but couldn’t overcome their […]
There’s nothing more romantic than heading to the TSUN and grabbing a victory against Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans. Trust me, my wife will be thrilled sitting along side me, as the Buckeyes destroy her Spartans. I will also be writing all of my works from the dog house next week, but that’s […]