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MBB: Ohio State Consumes Campbell, 91-64

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Ohio State improved their record to 4-0 as they consumed Campbell, 91-64. The Buckeyes successfully handled torrid Campbell 3-point shooting and Fighting Camel persistent offensive rebounding to put this game away fairly easily.This was a game that saw the margin fluctuate between low-20′ to high-20′s for most of the 2nd […]

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OSU Hoops Notebook: Shannon Scott’s Impact and Early Impressions

It’s only the end of November and the Ohio State Buckeyes basketball squad has left a lasting impression so far on their fanbase. They might not be championship caliber yet. Yet the compilation of veteran players and young talents has proved in three games that they are going to be one of the most exciting teams […]

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MBB Pregame Glance: Campbell

The #22/#20 Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) host Campbell University (1-2 ) of Buies Creek, NC. The university has an enrollment of 6,200 students and is Div-I and a member of the Big South Conference. Their sports teams are known as the Fighting Camels. Their mascot is affectionately known as Gaylord the Camel. Ohio State has […]

Shannon Scott Breaks Assist Record in 106-48 Win over Sacred Heart

D’Angelo Russell lit the college basketball world on fire Sunday night. The freshman guard torched the Sacred Heart Pioneers from downtown, embarrassed them in isolation plays to the basket, while fellow guard Shannon Scott found senior Sam Thompson for three alley-oop slams in the first three minutes of the game to secure a 106-48 win […]

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Ohio State Downs VCU 96-86

After a heart breaking loss to 24th ranked Georgia earlier in the week, the Ohio State women’s basketball team sought to return to .500 on the season as they hosted VCU today. The Buckeyes held a late lead against the Bulldogs but watched it slip away in the closing minutes. A short bench, OSU only […]

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MBB Pregame Glance: Sacred Heart

The #20 Ohio State Buckeyes (2-0) open up the Buckeye Classic in Value City Arena this Sunday evening, by hosting the Sacred Heart University Pioneers. The Pioneers (Fairfield, CT) are members of the Northeast Conference. This is a FCS level conference with such notable members as Bryant, Central Connecticut,  an two different St. Francis’s Brooklyn, NY […]

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Ohio State Lets Late Lead Slip Away in Loss to #24 Georgia

After a close loss at Virginia in their season opening, the Ohio State women’s basketball team got their first win of the year on Sunday when they hosted St. Francis. Tonight the Buckeyes played host to 24th ranked Georgia, look to avenge a tough road loss last season and get a winning record for the […]

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Buckeyes Improve to 2-0 with 74-63 Victory over Marquette

In the first signficant game on the OSU schedule, the Marquette Golden Eagles (1-0) under new coach Steve Wojciechowski visited Value City Arena. Both teams put on an entertaining show, but it was clear that the Buckeyes were too much for the Eagles en route to a 74-63 win. The Buckeyes were lead in scoring […]

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Season Preview For Ohio State Basketball Tickets

The Ohio State Buckeyes are geared up for their 11th season under head coach Thad Matta. After a disappointing exit in the NCAA tournament in their first game to Cinderella squad Dayton, Ohio State is ranked No. 20 in both preseason polls. The loss of Aaron Craft to graduation will surely be a huge hit […]

Columbus To Host Women’s 2018 Final Four

OK, folks you have a few years to get shined up and lean on your Columbus friends for tickets. Per The Columbus Dispatch:

City of Columbus, Ohio State University and Nationwide Arena officials gathered tonight in the Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill to celebrate the city’s selection to host the NCAA women’s basketball Final Four in 2018.

The NCAA made the announcement on ESPN at halftime of the Kentucky-Baylor women’s game in Lexington, Ky., and drew an ovation in the Grandview restaurant.

This is a really big deal from a prestige and financial perspective for the Columbus community.

The economic impact of a Final Four reportedly generates between $18 million and $20 million for the host city. Landing the event enhances Columbus’ image as a destination for other major events.

Congratulations to all involved who brought this tournament to Columbus. Well done.

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Pregame Glance MBB: Marquette

The #20 Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0) host the Marquette Golden Eagles (1-0) Tuesday evening. This game is a rematch, of sorts, from last year when Ohio State visited Marquette and won a fairly uninspiring game 52-35. The Buckeye defense held the golden Eagles to 19% (10-53) from the field. That’s terrible shooting. Now, we’ll see […]

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Buckeyes Perfect Zone Defense in 92-55 Win over UMass-Lowell

Somewhere in the realm of the NBA Developmental League circuit, Aaron Craft is confused. The signature man-to-man defense that he patented at Ohio State during his four years on campus was lost in translation Friday, as the Ohio State Buckeyes opened up the season with a 92-55 win at home against the UMass-Lowell River Hawks. […]

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Pregame Glance MBB: UMass Lowell

UMass-Lowell River Hawks @ Ohio State Buckeyes — Value City Arena 7:00 PM ET Thad Matta’s crew opens up the season tonight against UMass-Lowell, who starts their second year of Division I basketball as a member of the America East Conference. Head coach Pat Duquette will start his second year at the helm, as the Riverhawks look to […]

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Ohio State tops Walsh in Exhibition Play

Ohio State fans got a preview of what’s to come this season for the men’s basketball season on Sunday, as the Ohio State Buckeyes downed the Division II Walsh Cavaliers 77-37 in exhibition play at Value City Arena. As fans expect to see throughout the season, the Buckeyes had a great balance from returning veterans […]

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tBBC Recap: WBB OSU-Eckerd Exhibition, OSU Wins 92-73

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball is upon us. I imagine you’re all reveling in the football win over MSU last night, but we can’t live in the past. On to hoops! Coach McGuff’s Buckeyes hosted Eckerd College in a pre-season (exhibition) game Sunday afternoon. Honestly, I don’t get too excited about exhibition games […]

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