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Ohio State Again Struggles in Evanston, Wins 63-53

After two intense, focused, well-played games against Minnesota and Michigan State, Ohio State went to Evanston for the return match against Northwestern. Despite being substantially undermanned, the game pretty much went as they usually do in Evanston. The Buckeyes took down the Wildcats 63-53. It was anything but easy, and everything you’ve come to expect […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern Part Two

Riding a two game win streak, including last Sunday’s great win over the Spartans, the Buckeyes are now facing what may or may not be an extremely dangerous test – the Northwestern Wildcats in Evanston, Illinois. The pretty kitties have a tendency to play tenacious basketball at home, and the Bucks haven’t always done so […]

Buckeyes Outlast Wildcats 69-59 in Columbus.

The Buckeyes got all they could handle this evening against a wounded but surprisingly game Wildcats team. Ultimately the foul situation for their front court, and the talent of the Buckeyes, spelled doom for Northwestern who fell by a final of 69-59. DeShaun Thomas led the Buckeyes with 22 points, and was joined in double […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern

The Buckeyes are coming off consecutive losses to top competition in the B1G. Next up are Bill Carmody’s Northwestern Wildcats. Join us and The Buckeye Blog, Buckeye Empire, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, and Buckeye Ninja for a little online mahem at the expense of Tom Crean. Today’s game is scheduled for 7 PM […]

Breakdownability: Northwestern at Ohio State

School: Northwestern University Location: Evanston, IL Founded: 1851 Student Population: 19,184 total, 8,425 undergrad School Type: Private Stadium: Welsh-Ryan Arena Seating: 8,117 Opened: 1952, renovated 1983 Head Coach: Bill Carmody Experience: 11th year at NU

Buckeyes Evade Wildcats 75-73 in Evanston

The Northwestern Wildcats played host this evening for a battle with the Ohio State Buckeyes, and gave the Buckeyes everything they could handle and some. Jared Sullinger put down the last second layup off an excellent Aaron Craft pass to win the game. Sullinger finished the game with another double double with 22 points and […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern Part II

It’s time to wake up and pay attention. March is just around the corner, and the Buckeyes have two regular season games left. Tonight’s matchup? The Bucks take on the Northwestern Wildcats in Evanston, IL. While you wait, go checkout our friends in the Buckeye Bloggers Network! the Buckeye Blog, OSU Silver Bullet, Buckeye House […]

Pregame Glance: Northwestern Part II

The Northwestern Wildcats are playing host to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday evening for the second to last game of the regular season. Bill Carmody’s team is standing at 17-11 for the season, and 7-9 in the Big Ten – good for 7th overall in conference. Over their last six meetings the Buckeyes lead […]

Shots from the Schott

With both JoeL and I in attendence, we thought we would share what we saw during the Northwestern Game. Thoughts on the Game: JoeL: It was nice to see a full house in our first big ten game. Look for more of these to come as word from the ticket office is there are only […]

Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern

It’s Big Ten season here in Columbus, Ohio! The Buckeyes are set to play the Northwestern Wildcats at 5:30 pm. Our Buckeye Blogger friends will be joining us at 5pm tonight. Go say “hi” to them today! OSU Silver Bullet, Buckeye House Call, Our Honor Defend, the Buckeye Blog, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, […]

2011 B1G Preview: Northwestern

Since 2000, Northwestern fans have known what to expect on the court to start the basketball season. A constant struggle in the Big Ten. A Princeton offense that had yet to fully see the proper personnel to completely flourish under head coach Bill Carmody. Finally in 2008, things started to come together. After a 17-14 […]

Buckeyes squeek by Wildcats 67-61 in OT

The Buckeyes entered the second day of the B1G Tournament coming off the bye.  Their opponent for the day, Northwestern, had just come off a difficult win over the Golden Gophers the day before.  Some thought the game would be a cake walk over a conference bottom-feeder.  Other’s believed that the earlier one point win […]

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, […]

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 […]

Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern

Welcome to today’s Basketball LiveBlog! The Buckeyes travel to Evanston, Illinois to face John Shurna’s Pretty Kitties in what is being considered a potential trap game. With the possibility of Shurna sitting out with a concussion (sustained in their last game) it will be interesting to see how Northwestern starts out the game. For more, […]

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