Champions Deserve Silver Bullet Points

With our lead story today being what it is, of course there’ll be the obvious tie-ins for the soundtrack of today’s SBP.  If 70’s rock ain’t your thing… here’s some 80’s pop and some country instead. Buckeye 411 Pucker Up- Oh man, oh man, oh man… Kenny G is coming to LA! Sure it’s a […]

Silver Bullet Points Brushes Up

We’re in post-draft funk here at SBP… also brought on by recent trips to the orthodontist. Wheee.  That also explains why our soundtrack is one of Steve Martin’s lesser known works… his new stuff is much different. Buckeye 411 Game Time! No, we’re not at kickoff yet… dangit.  But today we found out that the […]

Silver Bullet Points Can Feel It

Well, there won’t be a Rumble later today; Jason’s recovering from the Orion festival (he snuck across the boarder to TSUN, and hopes to come back with his IQ intact and his hearing decimated). As such, your soundtrack for today is my favorite Metallica song from back in the day. Also, we’re launching a new […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney – CONGRATULATIONS 1960

The early favorite and the only National Champion in the history of the program is headed to the Final of tBBC All-Time Tourney. The 1960 Buckeyes left little doubt in taking down the All-Ohio Five Led by David Lighty. There was some thinking by us at tBBC that the most recent success of the program […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney Semi #1 1960 Versus #5 2011

Gone is the month of March and all the greatness on the hardwood we look forward to all year long. As basketball fans, we strive for one more shining moment. We wait anxiously as football takes center stage until old man winter strikes again. Here at tBBC, we are reliving March Madness this morning as […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney #2 2007 vs. #7 2010

Joe D and WVaBuckeye bring you another round of the tBBC All-Time Tourney! Today pits Evan Turner and the 2010 Buckeyes versus the Diaper Dandy 2007 squad featuring Greg Oden and Mike Conley. Enjoy!  As the seeding’s were finished and Joe and I prepared to do our match up research, this game became the most […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: Leadership

Much has been written in the past few months about what makes this year’s Ohio State Men’s Basketball team so different from last season’s. Obviously the loss of David Lighty, Jon Diebler, and Dallas Lauderdale had a profound impact on the way this team plays basketball. But, it leaves one to wonder why it had […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney: # 4 1968 vs. #5 2011

The tBBC All-Time Tourney is back with another barn-burner as the number 4 seeded improbable 1968 Buckeyes take on the unforgettable 2011 squad.  JoeD and WVaBuckeye break down today’s match-up. Ohio State’s true Cinderella — the 1967-68 Buckeyes got second life at the very end of the season thanks to some help from our friends up north. In […]

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 […]

The David Lighty Waiting Game

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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 […]

Shots From The Schott: View From The "Q"

After coming across tickets at the last minute, Joe was able to make the trip north and gives us the inside scoop from the game… Want to start off with congratulating the 4 buckeyes receiving their diplomas-  David, Dallas, Jon, and Nikola. Lighty with the 7 threes! Everytime he hit one, the place exploded. Wonder […]

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 […]

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 […]