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: i-LL! i-n-i!

The Ohio State Buckeyes are now in the thick of crunch time in Big Ten season play.  While Ohio State has effectively punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament already with a stellar 25-2 record this season, other teams have found themselves dropped in the bucket of bubble teams, fighting for a spot in the […]

Pregame glance: Wisconsin

Are you ready? Buckeyes.  Badgers.  Basketball.  Big Ten. Bo Ryan… Are.  You.  Ready.  Question mark. School: University of Wisconsin-Madison Location: Madison, Wisconsin Founded: 1848 Student Population: 42,099 School Type: Public Division: NCAA Conference: Big Ten Conference Stadium: Kohl Center Seating: 17,230 Built: 1998 Head Coach: Bo Ryan Year: 10th On Saturday, Ohio State will face […]

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 […]

Pregame glance: Illinois

The Buckeyes travel to the Land of Lincoln on Saturday for what will no doubt be their most significant challenge to date on the season: A matchup with the #22-ranked Fighting Illini of Illinois.  Having gone against some of the weaker teams thus far in Big Ten conference play, Ohio State will need to be […]