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MBB B1G Tourney Preview: Purdue

The 5th seeded Ohio State Buckeyes (23-8, 10-8) will begin defense of their 2013 Big Ten Tournament Championship with a Thursday afternoon game against the 12th seeded Purdue Boilermakers (15-16, 5-13).  This is the second game of the day and is scheduled to start 25 minutes after conclusion of the first game. Tip-off is scheduled […]

BTT Title Game: OSU is #1!!

I present to you, your Big Ten Tournament Champions.. The Ohio State Buckeyes! First, I hope that everyone had an enjoyable St. Paddy’s Day. Now, on to the game. OSU began the game with good ball movement, being more selective and efficient with their shooting than in the previous game against Michigan State. Through the […]

Breakdownability, BTT Edition: OSU vs Wisconsin

School: University of Wisconsin – Madison Location: Madison, WI Founded: 1848 Student Population: 42,595 total, 28,897 undergrad School Type: Public Stadium: Kohl Center (you’re welcome) Seating: 17,230 Opened: 1998 Head Coach: William Francis ‘Bo’ Ryan, Jr. Experience: 12nd year

B1G Men's Tournament Live Thread: Day Two

#3 Michigan State versus #6 Iowa Iowa used a quick start and some of Sparty’s own medicine to jump out to a 30-20 lead at halftime.  The Hawkeye’s quick start opened a double digit lead but Michigan State settled down and was able to get the lead trimmed in the middle of the half.  Iowa […]

Breakdownability, BTT Edition: OSU vs Nebraska

  School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln Location: Lincoln, NE Founded: 1859 Student Population: 19,345 School Type: Public – Land Grant Stadium: Bob Devaney Sports Center Seating: 13,595 Opened: 1976 Head Coach: Tim Miles Experience: 1st year at Nebraska

Previewing the Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament

On Sunday the Ohio State women’s basketball team wrapped up the Big Ten season with a win over rival Michigan and now the Buckeyes turn their sights to the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament.  After years of taking place in Indianapolis, this year the tournament moves to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, […]

B1G Tournament: Day 2 Preview

One of four days of the tournament are finished. One third of the combatants have been sent home. Now it’s time for the big dogs to get a chance to see the court. Today’s games mostly went as expected, with Iowa, Indiana, and Purdue staying alive. The lone surprise was Minnesota’s overtime win over tournament […]

Day 1 Big Ten Tourney Live Recaps

10:15 PM – Make sure to stop back tomorrow for more live coverage from Indianapolis from WVaBuckeye and Gary Russell! A preview of tomorrow’s games will be up shortly to get you ready for all four excellent matchups. Game 4 Final – #6 Purdue 78, #11 Nebraska 61 10:00 PM – Gary Russell here from […]

B1G Tournament: Day 1 Preview

Welcome to March. Are you ready? Ready for tournament time? The coaches are. Some of the coaches don’t usually care about the Big Ten Tournament – particularly Tom Izzo. The tournament rarely changes anything heading into the NCAA tournament, and the Regular Season Championship is considered more precious. But Tom Izzo seemingly changed his mind […]

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 […]

They need to skim the pond at the B1G Tourney. There's some scUM on it.

Day 2 of the Big Ten Tournament brought a close call for the Bucks, but after pulling out the win over Northwestern, Ohio State now turns its attention to the Wolverines of Michigan. Going into Day 3 of the tournament, Ohio State should be back in rhythm and ready to go.  It will be important […]

Nerdwestern game prep, B1G Tourney style

As my friend Jordan likes to say, the Madness can be smelt.  We’re now less than a day away (in fact, less than 17 hours) from Ohio State tipping off for their first, and hopefully not last, contest of the 2011 Big Ten Tournament.  This game will launch the Buckeyes into this season’s tournament play, […]

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