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Basketball LiveBlog: Indiana Redux

Welcome to today’s LiveBlog! The Buckeyes welcome the Indiana Hoosiers into the friendly confines of Value City Arena for a rematch of their late December meeting. The Hoosiers are desperately looking for another conference so they can match last season’s success. You just know a victory over the Buckeyes in Columbus would be icing on […]

tBBC Radio Hour with Michael at OHD

This week, Eric is joined by Michael, one of the new writers at the Our Honor Defend blog.  The two spend a large chunk of time discussing Ohio State Basketball, including how the rest of the season is going to shape up, and whether or not they believe Sullinger will stay or go (you may […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: The Screen Part 2

Last week on the Buckeye Basketball Breakdown we looked at the way Wisconsin had used the on-ball screen (or ball screen) to open up their three point shooters.  Sadly, that strategy worked wonders for Michigan State, Purdue and again for Illinois just last night.  All three teams took advantage of the inexperience of Craft and […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: The Screen Part 1

As you may recall, in last week’s Breakdown, I looked at one of the ways the Buckeye’s use to free up their three point shooters – collapsing the defense. As hard as Saturday’s game was to stomach the first time around, it was even worse on the second viewing.  It’s just too bad that it […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: Collapsing the Defense

In last week’s article, conveniently named something completely different, we discussed some of the defensive strategies that have been employed to stop Jared Sullinger.  Specifically, we looked at Bill Carmody’s ideas in the Northwestern game and how they were different from what teams like Penn State and Purdue had used. What we didn’t discuss was […]

Bill Carmody's Defensive Genius

With the Buckeyes sitting at 22-0 and looking variably unstoppable and completely beatable from game to game, it brings a puzzle to mind: How is it that some of the best defensive minds in college basketball have yet to figure out a way to stop this offense? Ohio State is playing with a number of […]

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