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Ohio State Crushes Evansville 78-33

Coming off of a heart-breaking loss to North Carolina that saw them battle back from a huge deficit only to come up just short, the #15 Ohio State women’s basketball team returned home to host Evansville.  Coming into this game the Buckeyes had won 26straight home games, the longest active streak in the Big Ten […]

OSU Wins Blowout Over Wright State 82-52

While Buckeye Nation was still celebrating the football team’s big win over Michigan, the #16 Ohio State women’s basketball team had to get back to work as they took on Wright State today.  Center Ashley Adams returned to the starting lineup today despite practicing sparingly since a quadriceps injury forced her to miss OSU’s game […]

Ohio State Grinds Out A 70-54 Win Over St. Francis

While other Ohio State students were preparing for the annual Mirror Lake jump, the Ohio State women’s basketball team was at work as they hosted St. Francis (PA).  Before the game it was announced that center Ashley Adams would not be playing due to a leg injury, joining freshman guard Cait Craft as players out […]

OSU Cruises Past Winthrop 78-53

Today was a busy day for Ohio State sports and women’s basketball got into the act as they hosted Winthrop.  Today’s game was a bit different in that it was played at St. John Arena, one of the two games that must be played there this season since it was selected to host NCAA tournament […]

Ohio State Destroys Cincinnati 87-49

After falling to Notre Dame in the Carrier Classic to open the season, their first loss in a season opener in 17 years, the Ohio State women’s basketball team looked to get things back on track tonight in their home opener against instate opponent Cincinnati. Ohio State got off to strong start, scoring the game’s […]

#19 Ohio State Comes Up Short Against #7 Notre Dame, 57-51

The day has finally arrived, the start of college basketball season and the Ohio State men’s and women’s basketball teams were scheduled to get the season off to a proper start by playing in the Carrier Classic in Charleston, South Carolina.  While the men’s game was cancelled due to water, the women’s game went on […]

Women's Basketball: Season Preview

This season The Buckeye Battle Cry and Our Honor Defend will once again be teaming up to bring you coverage of Ohio State women’s basketball.  The season gets underway this Friday when OSU takes on Notre Dame in the first ever women’s basketball Carrier Classic game.  The Buckeyes are coming off of a 25-7 season […]

Ohio State’s Season Ends at The Hands of Florida, 70-65

Almost a week after being snubbed with only an 8 seed in the NCAA tournament, Ohio State’s women’s basketball team finally got their chance to dance as they faced 9th seeded Florida.  The Gators were a bubble team and thus were thrilled to see their name announced on Monday.  The Buckeyes were less thrilled by […]

Nebraska Ends Ohio State’s Big Ten Tournament Run 77-62

After beating Michigan yesterday, Ohio State’s faced Nebraska in today’s Big Ten Tournament semi-final game.  The Buckeyes and Cornhuskers split their regular season meetings with Ohio State winning in Columbus back in January and Nebraska winning in Lincoln to close the regular season.  In their second meeting Nebraska had considerable success attacking the paint while […]

Revenge in Indy, Ohio State Defeats Michigan 57-48

March is here and that means it is tournament time. The Ohio State women’s basketball team began their defense of their three straight Big Ten Tournament titles by facing Michigan today, the seventh seeded Wolverines had beaten tenth seeded Illinois yesterday while the second seeded Buckeyes had enjoyed a first round bye. Michigan entered this […]

Samantha Prahalis Named Big Ten Player of the Year

Today the Big Ten announced its annual women’s basketball awards and Ohio State did very well for itself.  The top headline was Samantha Prahalis being named Big Ten Player of the Year by both the coaches and the media.  Prahalis led the conference in assists, 6.5 per game, and her 20.4 points per game put […]

#14 Ohio State Upset by #23 Nebraska 71-57

Ohio State traveled to Lincoln today hoping to head into conference play on a winning streak and improve their seeding for the NCAA tournament.  The Buckeyes had already locked up their spot in the conference but a win on the road against a ranked team would be a big statement for a team that has […]

Road Woes Continue as #11 Penn State Dominates #8 Ohio State 84-66

When ESPN selected tonight’s game between Ohio State and Penn State to be one of their Monday night games before the season started, people may have questioned why they would have chosen a matchup between the preseason conference favorite Nittany Lions and a Buckeye squad that was not picked to finish in the top four […]

No Prahalis, No Problem. #9 Ohio State Beats Indiana 75-54

After pulling off an impressive rally to beat Purdue on Sunday, the Ohio State women’s basketball team hosted Indiana.  While the Hoosiers are in last place in the Big Ten, having yet to win a conference game, the Buckeyes found themselves facing a tougher test than expected when it was announced that senior point guard […]

#10 Ohio State Earns Big Win Over #16 Purdue, 80-71

After suffering a disappointing upset loss at Illinois on Thursday where they had trouble with turnovers, the Buckeyes looked to get back on the winning track as they hosted 16th ranked and conference leading Purdue.  Today was the annual breast cancer awareness day which has been re-branded from ‘Think Pink’ to ‘Play for Kay’ in […]

Illinois Upsets #10 Ohio State 66-65

After getting back to winning by defeating Wisconsin on Monday night, the Ohio State women’s basketball team headed to Urbana-Champaign tonight to face Illinois.  Even though the Illini only had 2 conference wins coming into tonight, they are a much better team that their record suggests.  They have been in almost every Big Ten game […]

#9 Ohio State Falls On The Road To Minnesota, 76-65

I want to start off today’s recap by first thanking the person responsible for scheduling today’s women’s game at Minnesota at the same time as the men’s game against Michigan; that is how you maximize viewers for the games.  Now that the sarcasm is out of the way, let’s talk about the game.  Today’s game […]

#10 Ohio State Foils Illinois Trap 96-84

After two straight wins over teams that are contenders for the Big Ten title, today’s game against Illinois had all the makings of a trap game for Ohio State. The Illini came into the game winless in the conference and tied for last place. That winless record was a bit deceiving however as Illinois had […]

#11 Ohio State Gives #24 Nebraska a Less Than Warm Welcome, 82-68

Sorry for being so slow in posting this, I ended up in the hospital last night due to some complications from having my gall bladder removed on Tuesday.  Fortunately a great way to feel better is to watch Ohio State beat a ranked team.  Last night Nebraska came to Columbus for the first time as […]

#11 Ohio State Opens Big Ten Play 77-61 Over Wisconsin

The Ohio State women’s basketball team went undefeated through the non-conference portion of their schedule to get off to the best start in program history. Getting off to a start like that is always impressive but it is even more impressive as the achievement is even more impressive as the Buckeyes did it against a […]

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