tBBC Radio Hour: 2011 Basketball Season Preview Part 1

It’s nearly time for the Basketball Bucks to take the hardwood again, and Eric and Joe Dexter are here to talk all things hardwood! The pair reminisces about last years great squad, and looks forward to the things to come – particularly newcomers Amir Williams and Shannon Scott. They also talk about the gains made […]

Now, the Good News

Last night had to be one of the single worst displays of college basketball I have seen by an Ohio State team in years.  That is, of course, an exaggeration, but I’m sure many of you would agree with me on that point. What is probably not well agreed with is that there are a […]

Kentucky advances to Elite Eight, upsets Ohio State 62-60

A classic matchup awaited the Buckeyes in the Sweet 16.  The Kentucky Wildcats, who to date were a stunning 0-5 against the Bucks in the NCAA tournament, arrived as the 4 seed to challenge top-seeded Ohio State.  Kentucky got everything a team has needed this season to beat this Buckeye team, securing the tough fought […]

Lighty-led Buckeyes dominate George Mason in second round of tournament

Ohio State put on a show on Sunday in second round action of the NCAA Tournament, blowing out the George Mason Patriots by 0ver 30 points, 98-66.  The Buckeyes looked nearly unstoppable in the game, shooting a very high percentage from the floor and displaying the balance that has brought them to this point in […]

Ohio State advances, downing Texas – San Antonio 75-46

The Ohio State Buckeyes faced off with the Roadrunners of Texas – San Antonio in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Buckeyes ran away with the game as would be expected for the #1 seed, winning 75-46 against the over matched Roadrunners.  William Buford led the Buckeyes with 18 points on 7-12 shooting, […]

Ohio State set to take on UTSA in first game of 2011 NCAA Tournament

The first round matchup for Ohio State in the 2011 NCAA Tournament is now set, as the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners topped Alabama State in last night’s play-in game for the #16 seed and a chance to take their shot at the Buckeyes.  The Roadrunners won by a score of 70-61 on an impressive […]

B1G Tournament Champions! Ohio State beats Penn State 71-60

Penn State and Ohio State earned the right to play each other for the B1G Tournament Title.  The Buckeyes earned their 16th straight win over the Nittany Lions 71-60, a streak stretching back to 2004.  OSU got the job done by carrying a late first half surge into a big lead early in the second […]

Ohio State escapes furious Michigan Rally, wins 68-61

The Buckeyes and Wolverines butted heads exactly one year to the day after the Evan Turner dagger in last year’s Big Ten Tournament.  Michigan did a great job making a comeback from down 18, falling 68-61 to the #1 seeded Buckeyes.  Sullinger recorded another double double with 14 points and 13 rebounds, while Buford led […]

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, […]

Shots from the Schott- Badger Hunting

Joe is back with his last installment of Shots from Schott for the season as the Buckeyes capped off a 29-2 regular season with a 93-65 win over the Wisconsin Buzzcuts. In case you missed it, here’s video that kicked it off 28 pt win, scoring over 90+ points and 14-15, 3 point range,   That […]

Buckeyes Deal With It, Bludgeon Badgers 93-65

Wisconsin arrived in Columbus to face off with the Buckeyes of Ohio State for Senior Day at Value City Arena.  Surprisingly, the Badgers gave up the most points they have all season long, losing 93-65 to the hot shooting Buckeyes.  Jon Diebler continued his shooting streak from the Penn State game by hitting 7-8 from […]

Ohio State dominates Penn State in final road game of Big Ten season

The trip to Happy Valley on Tuesday night turned into a showcase for the Ohio State men’s basketball team, as the Buckeyes blew out the Nittany Lions 82-61 on their way to win number 27 on the season.  Jon Diebler highlighted the night with an OSU-record 10 three-pointers, surpassing the mark of nine he tied […]

Ohio State dispatches Indiana 82-61

Ohio State and Indiana locked horns today in Columbus, Ohio for the first time since December.  The Buckeyes quickly dispatched them 82-61 in a game that was only close for the first 10 minutes.  The man who made the difference for the Buckeyes was the suddenly hot Deshaun Thomas, who scored 22 points and collected […]

Ohio State handles Illinois 89-70

A month after their first meeting in Champaign, the Fighting Illini finally returned the favor in Columbus.  Sadly for Illinois, they weren’t able to pay-back the result, falling to the Buckeyes 89-70.  Ohio State returned to their pre-Wisconsin form, destroying a team with solid shooting and excellent defense for the first time in the last […]

Pregame Glance: Purdue 2, The Painter Strikes Back

It doesn’t feel like it, but it has only been a couple of weeks since the Buckeyes soundly curb-stomped Purdue in Columbus.   Unfortunately, it’s already time for our return trip; the chance for Matt Painter’s team to try to redeem themselves in front of their home crowd. As usual, since we’ve already looked at the […]

Shots from the Schott

Giving us the low down from courtside, Joe is back with a look in from the win against MSU. The Schott was rockin!  Lots of faces in the crowd:  Mike Doss, Brian Brown, Bill Hoskett,  controversial ESPN talking head Kirk Herbstreit, were the ones that I saw.  Snookie and Miley Cyrus as well.  Well, their big […]

Buckeyes defeat Spartans 71-61

The Buckeyes and Spartans clashed in Value City Arena tonight in a battle that was a lot closer than the experts predicted.  In the end, though, the Buckeyes returned to their winning ways with a 71-61 victory.  Ultimately, the game was a lot closer than it should have been on the strength of Michigan State’s […]

Ohio State drops first game to Wisconsin 71-67

Ohio State arrived in Madison, Wisconsin to try to continue their unbeaten streak on the season.  Unfortunately, the Badgers had other ideas as they knocked off the only remaining unbeaten 71-67.  Wisconsin came back from 15 down midway through the 2nd half to secure the victory over the unbeaten Buckeyes.  Sullinger’s 19 points and 12 […]

Ohio State overpowers Minnesota 82-69 and moves to 24-0

The Ohio State basketball team traveled to the Twin Cities on Sunday to play the Golden Gophers of Minnesota in another matchup of ranked teams in the Big Ten this year.  Despite some sloppy play at times, the Buckeyes earned a solid 82-69 victory,  taking their record to 24-0 on the season.  The win serves […]