Rumblin', Stumblin', Bumblin'

It’s taken me quite a while to build to just talking about basketball on a Friday night in RSB and alas, I will have a singular reference to football. To be fair, I will take care of that pre-RSB. The Buckeyes football program has done some work the past couple weeks with respect to coaching […]

Ohio State snaps streak, beats Illinois 62-55

Thursday’s contest saw two streaking teams; unfortunately for their fans, streaking in the wrong direction. Despite their streak, the Buckeyes entered the game as 11 point favorites, so at least on the surface it was the “get well” game that Ohio State needed.  And indeed it was, with Ohio State surviving 1st half shooting woes (29%) […]

Buckeye Basketball Perspective: 2014

About a year ago, in fact, almost to the week I did an opinion piece about Ohio State basketball. At that point last season, the Buckeyes were also wandering around the basketball landscape. I thought I’d take a look at what I thought then, and compare it to what I think now. Interestingly, there are some […]

MBB Recap: Nebraska Husks Buckeyes 68-62

This recap is going to be Hobbesian: nasty brutish and short. The Buckeyes traveled to the cornfields of Nebraska to right a wallowing ship, having lost three straight games to drop to 15-3.  They are now 15-4, 2-4 after losing to Nebraska in basketball, 68-62. Yes, you read that right. This had some similarities to […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Nebraska Part 2

The Buckeyes are hoping to get back on the winning track versus Nebraska after a rough opening to the meat of conference play. Unfortunately, road wins tend to be harder to come by. That goes double for this conference. Thad Matta’s Buckeyes have now lost three games in a row at Michigan State, at home […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Minnesota

The #11 Ohio State Buckeyes (15-2, 2-2), have dropped two consecutive games and 8 positions in the national rankings. Now they travel to The Barn to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers (13-4, 2-2). Ohio State is coming off a bit of a beat down against Iowa, while Minnesota took MSU to overtime before losing 87-75. […]

New Silver Bullet Points In The Clip

Welp, here we are Buckaroos… the Basket Bucks and Football version both have two game losing streaks. Nevertheless, there’s great things happening in Columbus…. give this a listen as we dive right in. Buckeye 411 Choose Wisely- Amidst the chaos of the past week or so in Ohio State shootyhoops, it might be easy to […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Michigan State University

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes (15-0, 2-0) dusted off Nebraska on Saturday, but have a much tougher opponent on Tuesday. The team plays#5 Michigan State University (13-1, 2-0) at the Breslin Center, tipping off at 9:00 PM EST. Here’s their Profile School: Michigan State University Location: East Lansing, MI Founded: 1855 Student Population: 37,454 School […]

Buckeyes Cruise in Second Half to 84-53 Win Over Nebraska

The Buckeyes welcome the Nebraska Cornhuskers to Columbus for the first OSU home game in the Big Ten this season. Through the first half, the Huskers gave as good as they got, sticking with the Buckeyes before falling apart late in the first half as the Buckeyes claimed a 84-53 victory. The Buckeyes were led […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Nebraska Cornhuskers

[Before I get started on the preview, I want to mention that this article is a bit of a milestone for me. It was nearly one year ago (January 1st, 2013) when my first “official” article appeared as part of tBBC Staff. The article was a preview of a men’s basketball game between Ohio State and […]

tBBC's Buckeye Resolutions, 2014

Amidst all of the revelry from last night (hoops win, amazing bowl game, good news from All American practices, traditional end of year festivities), we asked the staff to come up with some resolutions that members of the Ohio State football and basketball programs should adapt for 2014. Just for giggles, we’ve added a “wild […]

MBB: Ohio State downs Purdue 78-69

The Buckeyes traveled to West Lafayette, IN to wrap up 2013 and kick off the B1G Conference play. Mackey Arena provides a great college basketball venue, and both teams responded, with Ohio State coming out with a 78-69 win. Several players had excellent performances today. Ohio State had LaQuinton Ross’ career high 25 points and […]

Buckeyes Cruise to 71-31 Victory over Warhawks

For their last non-conference game of the season, the Buckeyes welcomed the Warhawks of Louisiana-Monroe to Value City Arena. Not surprisingly, against a team that has only won 17 games in the last four season, the Buckeyes had no trouble with the seriously over-matched Warhawks, cruising to a 71-31 victory. The Buckeyes were led in […]

Pregame Glance MBB: UL-Monroe

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes continue to win, somehow, and after a furious last-second comeback win over Notre Dame are now 12-0 on the season. Next up for the Buckeyes; a home game on Friday December 27th against the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-4). The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST. Here’s their Profile: […]

Ohio State Takes Fight Out Of Irish, 64-61

Ohio State (11-0) and Notre Dame (8-3) squared off this evening in the Gotham Classic played in, well, NYC. The preview to the game is here; the recap is below. Ohio State overcame a cold 2nd half of shooting (10 – 29 ) 34% to pull out a last second thriller against the Irish of […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Ohio State vs Notre Dame

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-0) continue action in the Gotham Classic on Saturday evening by meeting Notre Dame for an evening game (7:30 PM EST, ESPN2 ) in Gotham City. The Buckeyes, after disposing of the Fightin’ Blue Hens on Wednesday, line up against the Fighting Irish. A lot of combativeness going on this […]

Buckeyes Pluck Hens 76-64

In the “final” game in the Gotham Classic, before actually moving on to Gotham City, Ohio State hosted the University of Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens, and were admittedly, not very good hosts. The Buckeyes were initially polite enough, trailing Delaware through the first 7 minutes of the game 11-12. The teams genteelly exchanges baskets for […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Delaware vs Ohio State

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-0) continue action in the Gotham Classic on Wednesday evening by hosting the University of Delaware (UDel) Fightin’ Blue Hens. The Blue Hens enter the game at 5-5 losing to North Dakota State University as part of the Gotham Classic, 85-66. After this game, Ohio State will go to NYC […]

Buckeyes Handle Bison 79-62

The Buckeyes took on their next opponent in the Gotham Classic this evening, the surprisingly dangerous North Dakota State Bison. Coming off a win at Notre Dame, the Bison were hoping to pick up another high quality win against the Buckeyes. The Buckeyes, however, weren’t having any of that, picking up a dominating 79-62 win. […]

Pregame Glance: North Dakota State University

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-0) continue action in the Gotham Classic on Saturday evening by hosting the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison, winners 73-69 over Notre Dame on Wednesday. North Dakota State enters Saturday’s contest with a record of 7-3 and sporting a 5 game winning streak. After this game, Ohio State will […]