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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pregame Glance: Minnesota 2, Tubby's Revenge

Ohio State travels to the Twin Cities to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers tomorrow night, hoping to continue their unbeaten streak.  This is, of course, the second meeting between these two teams.  The first saw Ohio State squeak by the Gophers by three as a last second Minnesota three pointer bounced out.  We’ll focus […]

Basketball LiveBlog: Michigan Redux

Welcome to your second edition of the Michigan LiveBlog!  This time the Wolverines travel to Columbus to play the Buckeyes.  You may recall that the Bucks won a tight game in Crisler Arena 68-64 nearly a month ago.  This game looks to be just as tightly contested, as the Wolverines’ young team has begun to […]

Get involved- Vote for Lighty!

Sure, he’s been around longer than anyone can remember, but he still deserves recognition for his leadership! Be sure to go to the Lowe’s Senior Class award page and vote for #23 to win as the top senior men’s basketball player in the country. As of this evening, he was winning in a very close […]

Pregame glance: Michigan 2, Wolverines Invade Columbus

We’ve already had a pregame glance at Michigan this season, so you can consider this a pregame double-take.  Back on January 12th the Buckeyes traveled North to take on the Wolverines in a game that you may better remember as The Brady Hoke Arrival Showdown Memorial Roundball Classic.  In that earlier contest Ohio State picked […]

Buckeyes barely escape Northwestern 58-57

In their only meeting for the season, Ohio State traveled to Evanston tonight to take on the Shurna-less Northwestern Wildcats.  The Bucks survived a serious challenge from the boys in purple winning 58-57 after Northwestern missed the last second shot.  Sullinger’s 21 points led the game to which he added 8 rebounds and 1 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, […]

Ohio State mangles Purdue 87-64

#1 Ohio State and #12 Purdue locked horns in Columbus this evening for early control of the Big Ten conference.  After Purdue neglected to take the floor, the Buckeyes cruised to a lopsided 87-64 win.  Purdue simply had no answer for the Buckeyes on either side of the court, with only Johnson and Moore finding […]

Basketball LiveBlog: Purdue

Welcome to your Purdue LiveBlog!  The Boiler’s arrive in Columbus tonight to try to even up each team’s respective Big Ten record.  A win here would put OSU two games ahead in the regular season race about half way through – a good position to be in.  Unfortunately, with this being the second game of […]

Pregame Glance: Purdue

After their exciting and impressive win at Illinois on Saturday, the Buckeyes return to the friendly confines of Columbus to play what could very well be one of the biggest games of the season.  The Purdue Boilermakers, fresh off an impressive home victory of Michigan State, stand at 6-1 in Big Ten play and may […]

Ohio State defeats tough Illinois 73-68

The Buckeyes and Illini collided in Urbana-Champaign in one of the toughest matchups the Buckeyes had faced all season.  The Buckeyes demonstrated that they may be the real deal, coming back from eight down in the second half to beat the Illini 73-68 away from the friendly confines of Value City Arena.  The Bucks rode […]