Micah Potter Is A Buckeye !!!

You know what? Ohio State is a Basketball school, too. Not to be outdone by the Football Recruiting Spectacular over the weekend, Thad Matta added a member to the 2016 class as well. Mentor center Micah Potter, a three star athlete who checks in at 6’10” became the latest hoopster to choose the scarlet and […]


Officially Speaking: Final Four

With the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments done and the champions crowned, basketball season is now over and thus it is time for our last basketball Officially Speaking for the season. There were certainly a number of controversial calls in the Wisconsin-Duke title game but most of them were block/charge calls which we have […]

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.


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 […]


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 […]

TUCSON, AZ - DECEMBER 09:  Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats talks with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson #23, Dusan Ristic #14, Stanley Johnson #5 and Elliott Pitts #24 in the huddle during the second half of the college basketball game against the Utah Valley Wolverines at McKale Center on December 9, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 87-56. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

tBBC NCAA Preview: Ohio State vs Arizona

Set-up On to the top 32. On Saturday at 5:15 PM ET,  the NCAA West Region proceeds, as far as we’re concerned, with the #10 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (24-10) facing off against the 5th ranked and #2 seed Arizona Wildcats (32-3). Ohio State earned this match-up in an overtime thriller against VCU 75-72. Arizona […]

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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. […]

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 […]

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 03:  Head coach Bob Huggins of the West Virginia Mountaineers yells at his players during a timeout in the first half against the Duke Blue Devils during the National Semifinal game of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

MBB NCAA Preview: Midwest Region #5 West Virginia vs. #12 Buffalo

Set-up On Friday afternoon, the NCAA Midwest Region roars along with with the #5 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (23-9) facing off against the #12 seed University of Buffalo Bulls (23-9). The Mountaineers are a 4.5 point favorite, according to some folks who have an interest in that sort of thing. The winner of this game will […]


tBBC 2015 March Madness Bracketology: East Region

The East Region may just have a number one seed that could exit the tourney very early with an NC State or LSU match-up looming for Villanova. They have not been past the round of 32 since 2009 but have been on a tear of late which makes it completely possible that I am wrong […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - FEBRUARY 22:  Head coach Thad Matta of the Ohio State Buckeyes talks with Jae'Sean Tate #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Marc Loving #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the second half of a game against the Michigan Wolverines at Crisler Arena on February 22, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan defeated Ohio State 64-57. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

MBB NCAA Tourney Preview: VCU Rams

Set-up On Thursday afternoon, the NCAA Midwest Region proceeds with the #10 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (23-10) facing off against the #7 seed Virginia Commonwealth University Rams (26-9). Despite the better record and the higher tournament seed, VCU is a 1.5 point underdog to OSU. Whatever.. The winner of this game will likely play 5th […]