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OSUWBB: Ameryst Alston Selected in WNBA Draft

While it doesn’t get the same amount of hype and attention as the NFL draft, the WNBA draft is still a big deal for senior women’s basketball players each year as they wait to see if they hear their name called, allowing them to continue to play the game they loved. Yesterday was the 2016 […]

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Future is Bright for OSU Women’s Basketball

Earlier this week fellow tBBC writer Scott took a look at the Ohio State women’s basketball team following their loss to Tennessee in the Sweet 16. While I agree with Scott that the loss was very disappointing, I disagree with his assessment of head coach Kevin McGuff who he sees as a lateral move from […]

Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Kevin McGuff watches the action against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during the second half of the NCAA women's basketball game at Value City Arena on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Jonathan Quilter)_

What’s up with the OSU women basketball?

I needed some time to wrap my head around this. After another early exit in the NCAA Tournament by the Ohio State women’s basketball team, I’ve spent several days trying to figure out what happened. The third-seeded Lady Buckeyes were soundly beaten by Tennessee in the Sweet 16. This was a Buckeye team ranked in […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Fall in the Sweet 16

After a hard fought win against West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Sioux Falls, SD for the 8th trip to the Sweet 16 in program history. The Buckeyes faced iconic women’s basketball program Tennessee who despite having their worst season in program history […]

OSUWBB: Sweet 16 Preview – Ohio State vs Tennessee

With their win over West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 for the 8th time in program history. Their reward for that accomplishment is a trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota (dear NCAA, why on Earth did you put a regional […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Open NCAA Tournament With Win Over Buffalo

(Above image courtesy of Ohio State athletics) After a disastrous end to the regular season and Big Ten Tournament, the Ohio State women’s basketball team got back on the court looking to show that they were the team that was viewed as a threat to make the Final Four. The nearly two weeks since their […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Dominated by Spartans in Big Ten Semifinals

Ohio State ended up as the number two seed in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament after a heartbreaking triple overtime loss to Michigan State in the regular season finale. The Buckeyes got a chance at revenge today when they took on the Spartans in tournament semifinals. That shot at revenge was made more difficult […]

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OSUWBB: Ohio State Knocks Off Rutgers in B1G Quarterfinals

Today was day 3 of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and the top four teams in the conference finally hit the court in Indianapolis after enjoying their double byes.   While the extra days of rest are nice, players also start to get antsy and eager to get back into action. You can bet that […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament: Day 2 Recap

After a two game, sort of preview day yesterday, the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament stepped things up today with a full day of action. Things got going at noon when 8 seed Michigan took on 9 seed Iowa.  The Wolverines got off to a hot start and built a 24-8 lead in the first […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

B1G Women’s Basketball Tournament: Day 1 Recap

The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament got underway today at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis; I still want to call it Conseco Fieldhouse after going to so many tournaments there when it had that name. The first game of the day saw 12th seeded Northwestern take on 13th seeded Wisconsin. Northwestern had been ranked in […]

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

It’s March and that means its tournament time for NCAA basketball. Things get started this afternoon when the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament gets underway in Indianapolis, Indiana. With three teams guaranteed for the NCAA tournament, one other almost certainly in, and five teams on the bubble there is certainly a lot to play for […]

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OSUWBB: Four Buckeyes Named to All-Big Ten Teams

Despite a disappointing end to the regular season that saw them drop their final two games, losing the Big Ten regular season title in the process, the Ohio State women’s basketball team has some stuff to celebrate as the Big Ten announced its annual award winners which saw five Buckeyes honored.  (Above image courtesy of […]

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OSUWBB: Ohio State Demolishes Illinois on Senior Day

Senior day is always a special game for both the players and the fans.  The emotions of the day often spark big performance, both from the departing seniors and from the other players who want to send their teammates out on a high note.  Today was no exception as the Buckeyes put on an amazing […]

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Ten Questions with Katie Smith

(photo courtesy espn.go.com) I am thrilled to introduce to tBBC and all of Buckeye Nation the great Katie Smith. We all know Katie, of her legend, and the complete excitement she delivered for us while playing for The Ohio State University. Back in early January of this year, I featured Katie in my weekly piece that […]

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Making The List: Jantel Lavender

(Image courtesy fibaeurope.com) College basketball is coming into their final stretch before Tournaments. The Ohio State University Women’s team is doing absolutely fantastic. They are currently ranked at # 5 nationally and lead the Big Ten. This brings up the right time to honor one of the greatest Women to ever play for The Ohio […]

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WBB: Ohio State Routs Nebraska, 96-70

Coach McGuff would like to point out how good his team is. The #5 Ohio State Buckeyes entered the game (21-4, 13-1) on a 9 game winning streak and anticipated extending it against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (17-8, 8-6). That they did, as the Buckeyes took control early in the game and won very easily 96-70. Ohio […]

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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Extend Winning Streak to 9

Following impressive wins against Maryland and Iowa, the 7th ranked Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Happy Valley to take on Penn State.  The Nittany Lions entered this game 9-15, 4-9 in the Big Ten, but were coming off an impressive win over a 17th ranked Michigan State squad that saw PSU erase a […]

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OSUWBB: Ameryst Alston Reaches 2,000 Points in Win Over Iowa

Following an impressive performance in their victory over #5 Maryland, the #7 Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Iowa tonight.  The Hawkeyes entered the game with a 15-9, 5-7 in the Big Ten, record but the Buckeyes couldn’t take this game lightly as Iowa City has been a nightmare for them historically; OSU hadn’t […]

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#7 Ohio State Rolls Over #5 Maryland, Has Sole Possession of First in B1G

The Buckeyes put four players in double figures on the night and made the Maryland Terps defend every part of their game. When people around the country were questioning their win in College Park, they left little doubt and have become the only team in the B1G to defeat Maryland twice now. Which just happen to […]

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TBBC Women’s Pre-game Glance: #7 Ohio State Versus #5 Maryland

#7 Ohio State 18-4(10-1) vs. #5 Maryland 21-2(10-1) Day: Monday Date: February 8th, 2016 Location: Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio Time: 9:00PM ET Coverage – TV: ESPN2 – 1460AM The FAN Radio School: University Of Maryland Location: College Park, Maryland Founded: 1856 Student Population: 27,056 Undergraduates, 10,800 Postgraduates School Type: Public Division: NCAA I Conference: […]

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