Ohio State WBB Defeat Liberty 75-65

The Ohio State women’s basketball team survived a late Liberty run and came away with a 75-65 win at the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas on Friday night. The Buckeyes won their third game in a row to improve to 3-2 on the season while Liberty falls to 2-3. Kelsey Mitchell led all scorers with […]


OSU Basketball: Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

Ohio State sports fans are going down the stretch with the “Michigan” portion of their schedule. Meanwhile, the OSU Women’s and Men’s team have opened pre-conference play. At the writing of this article, the women’s team sits with a record of 1-2 and the men are 2-1. I have some brief thoughts and tone-setting for […]

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Ohio State WBB Gets a Breather and a Win: Beats Belmont 84-56

Ohio State women’s basketball has its first win of the season at the expense of the Belmont Bruins 84-56. The Buckeyes began the game on a 15-2 run that saw them exorcise some early season demons against the overmatched Bruins. Among the normal stars in action Cait Craft enjoyed some huge success behind the arc […]

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Ohio State WBB: What will 2 for 14 and 8 Mean To Kelsey Mitchell?

Kelsey Mitchell has always understood the hype around her and how her teammates have depended on her to “pick them up”. Being the daughter of a coach,sound fundamentals have always been a part of her A-game. She stamped her name on four single season OSU records, four single game records, added her name to several […]


TBBC WBB Pregame Glance: Connecticut

The #6 Ohio State women’s basketball team doesn’t have much time to dwell on falling just short in their season opening loss at #2 South Carolina on Friday as things only get harder for the team as they host top ranked and defending National Champion Connecticut on Monday night. This might be the biggest home […]

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WBB: Ohio State Comes Up Short At #2 South Carolina

The 6th ranked Ohio State women’s basketball team certainly didn’t take things easy to start the season, opening on the road at 2nd ranked South Carolina. The Gamecocks advanced to the Final Four last season and came up just short of making the national championship game. Both teams returned a lot from last season with […]


tBBC WBB Pregame Glance: South Carolina

(photo courtesy of 97.1TheFan) Ohio State will open regular season play by traveling to Columbia, SC to play the #2 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks on Friday. This should be an intriguing match-up between the Gamecocks and the #6 ranked Buckeyes. First, to have two Top Ten teams meeting in their regular season opener is exciting, […]

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Women’s Basketball Preview Part 2: Underclassmen

Even though football season is still in full swing, basketball season is right around the corner. Hopefully you have been enjoying our series of previews for the Ohio State men’s basketball team and today we take a look at the women’s team. The OSU women’s basketball team took big steps last year in their second […]


Making The List: Freedom And Progress

Last week we went off track, sidestepping football, and dabbling in basketball with the announcement of Fred Taylor as our first person from the world of Buckeyes Basketball to Making The List. Just as Woody was the first in Football (The Teacher) Coach Taylor would be our first in Basketball. Now comes’ the dilemma. I […]

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TBBC Women’s Basketball Season Preview Roundtable

There’s much to talk about around the Ohio State women’s basketball team for this upcoming season. They have the best staff in the country working hard to get to the level of the UCONN’s , Notre Dames and Tennessee’s of the world. Kelsey Mitchell should be the best player in the nation this season as […]


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 […]