OSU Women’s Basketball Announces Full Schedule

As we reported previously, the Ohio State University women’s basketball team faces a ridiculously hard non-conference schedule that includes three of last year’s Final Four teams; when you add in the fact that they play Maryland during the conference season, that means the Buckeyes will face all four of last year’s finalists. Today Ohio State […]

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Buckeye Women’s Open Practice: A Fan’s Perspective

There’s a lot happening in Columbus of late with the women’s basketball program under the control of head coach Kevin McGuff. Not only is he picking up some very important pieces for the future puzzle, but he is changing the perception of the program while he’s at it. I called in a favor from one […]

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Women’s Basketball Lands Former UNC Star Stephanie Mavunga

Maybe Coach Kevin McGuff made a good first impression while losing a game? If that’s not the case, then he has done a great job of repairing that bad first impression. After the Buckeyes lost to North Carolina in the second round of the NCAAs he was given a chance to sell the program, often […]


Officially Speaking: Women’s Hoops Rules Changes 2015-16

Every year it seems, there are changes to the game that are major and in some cases, require college officials to relearn the game. Such is the case with some of the changes coming in womens basketball that a few of us have weighed in on. The following are the proposed changes and then our […]


OSUWB: Kelsey Mitchell represents..

 (photo courtesy of OSU) .. student athletes. From the desk of Gary Petit, it has been announced that Kelsey Mitchell has been named to be a member of the Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee. So, how’d she get there, and what exactly does the WBOC do? Mitchell was nominated from a list of Big Ten student-athletes […]


OSU Women’s Basketball: Non-Con Schedule Announced

It’s time to get out your calendar and scarlet pencils again. Per Gary Petit of Ohio State Athletics Department, the women’s 2015-2016 non-conference basketball schedule is set. The dates and opponents are below: 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule Nov. 1, 2015 – vs. Ursuline College (Exhibition) Nov. 13, 2015 – at South Carolina Nov. 16, 2015 – […]


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 […]

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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. […]

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WBB: Ohio State Earns #5 Seed in NCAA Tournament

While Selection Sunday is more well-known and more watched, Selection Monday is equally as important for the teams hoping to make the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. While the Ohio State women’s basketball team pretty much knew that they were going to make the tournament after finishing the conference tournament ranked 23rd in the country with […]


WBB: B1G Ending Thoughts

The 2014-2015 Big Ten season ended not with a whimper, but with a bang Sunday night for Coach McGuff’s Buckeyes. The injury depleted team may have been short on players, but they were long on heart this year. When we returned home Sunday evening, I turned on the game, just for fun. The game was […]


WBB: B1G Finals, So Close, Yet…

Well, that was a helluva basketball game. In tonight’s Big Ten Championship game, #4 Maryland looked to get to the 30 win level and clinch the regular season and tournament championships in their inaugural year in the conference. Coach McGuff’s Buckeyes took them down to the wire, and in fact outplayed the Terrapins in the […]


WBB: Overtime Win Sends Ohio State to Big Ten Championship Game

Saturday was semifinal day at the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and those in attendance certainly got their money’s worth. In the day’s first seminal, it looked like 4th seed and 24th ranked Northwestern would be the first to give top seed and 5th ranked Maryland a loss in Big Ten play as the Wildcats […]


WBB: Ohio State Defeats Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal

More than two days in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, Ohio State finally made their debut against the 6th seed Minnesota. While the 3rd seeded Buckeyes got a double bye, the Golden Gophers only got a single bye in the tournament and had to take on 14th seed Purdue yesterday. The Boilermakers shocked everyone […]


B1G Women’s Basketball Tournament Update

We are two days into the Big Ten Women’s Basketball tournament and we’ve already seen some thrilling action with upsets, comebacks, and thrilling last second victories. Thanks to finishing 3rd in the Big Ten during the regular season, Ohio State earned a double by in the tournament and thus hasn’t been party of this action […]


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

Its March and that means its tournament time.  The big dance is still two weeks away but up first are the conference tournaments and their exciting mix of teams playing for their NCAA tournament lives.  The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament kicks off today and eight teams have hopes of making the NCAA tournament as […]


Kelsey Mitchell Named Big Ten Player of the Year

With the Big Ten women’s basketball regular season wrapping up yesterday, that meant it was time for the annual announcement of the conference award winners and several OSU players walked away with honors. Freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell was the big winner on the night as she was chosen as the Player of the Year by […]


WBB: OSU Dominates #23 Nebraska in Season Finale

The Ohio State women’s basketball team came into today’s season finale riding a three game winning streak and looking for a chance to secure a third place finish in the Big Ten. Standing in OSU’s way was 23rd ranked Nebraska who wanted to send their seniors out with a win on Senior Day. The game […]

WBB: Ohio State Rolls Penn State

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 […]


WBB: Strong Second Half Leads Ohio State to Upset of #11 Iowa

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 […]