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The Hunter Needs Silver Bullet Points

Well, given Coach Meyer’s perspective for this season, the soundtrack for today should be pretty obvious. There’s the awesome option, and the Ah!Sum! possibility. Happy Thursday, Buck-aroos! Buckeye 411 Health Update- According to Coach Meyer, CJ Barnett will be back in action this week against SDSU, and Corey Lindsley will see more time; although the […]

tBBC Revisited: #WHO2TheRaftersOSU

Just a little more than a year and almost a week ago, a bunch of Ohio State basketball fans started a journey to get the jersey of one of their all-time favorites retired. #Hop2TheRafters had a storied road and it made waves at a blistering pace. It all began with this from Jeremy Birmingham’s The Forgotten […]

All-Time Tourney #1 1960 vs. #8 1987

  The 1960 National Champions are a one of a kind team. They are the only team in Ohio State history to win a national title and then played for two more. They possessed three players that would become All-Americans and first round draft picks to the NBA. All five starters played in the NBA […]

#Retire32- Mission Accomplished?

Progress in a promise. It all began on January 16th when I started an online petition at Change.org to get Ohio State to retire the number of their leading scorer in men’s basketball, Dennis Hopson. I honestly didn’t realize what we would be up against or what exactly we were going to do. I had […]

The Drive To Retire Dennis Hopson's Jersey Number

Fox Sports Ohio was gracious enough to invite us to write a bit about the #Hop2theRafters movement, and published the following article yesterday. In an era defined by highlights, by “Oh! Did you see that!!” tweets and texts to friends, every fan is convinced that the others they know need to recognized the greatness of […]

It's Just the Right Thing to do

#Hop2TheRafters started at Sign Please one night after a conversation about whether or not tOSU would ever retire Dennis’ jersey. I’m the kind of person that loves a challenge, even though I believe this should be a slam dunk, and took it upon myself to start the petition. What followed was very exciting. A few of […]

CONGRATULATIONS 1987

The Dennis Hopson led 1987 Buckeyes won in a close match up against the Clark Kellogg led 1982 team 43 votes to 38 votes. They will move on to face the #1 seed 1960 National Champions in game five of our series. Thank you to everyone for participating and for voting in our first game […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Rafters

It’s hump day, which means the mid-week linkage and notes from around the world of college sports. Buckeye 411 Dennis Hopson’s number hasn’t been retired by Ohio State. As someone who grew up in Ohio during his reign, I find that unbelievable… almost unforgivable. So, like a lot of other folks, I’m 100% behind the […]

Petition to get Dennis Hopson's Number Retired

Several weeks ago, a conversation during a Buckeye Basketball Liveblog set our own WVaBuckeye into action. He created a petition to retire the #32 for Men’s Basketball – the number of Dennis Hopson. For those who are having trouble remembering Mr. Hopson, Jeremy Birmingham helpfully wrote an excellent treatise on Hopson only a couple months […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney: 1987 vs 1982 Play In Game

The one thing that the 1982 and 1987 teams have in common is that they both had superstars of their time in NCAA basketball. Both Dennis Hopson (86&87) and Clark Kellogg (1982) led there teams as Captains and in several other ways. Hops would finish his last year at tOSU with the second highest average […]

Ohio State All Time Basketball Tournament

I began a journey to do a comparison of the two greatest teams in Ohio State Basketball history. At first glance it seemed a simple task to pick two teams and write a nice article about who was better at a given skill. The more I read about teams in Buckeye lore, the more I […]

Name association: "Ohio State, basketball, ________"

With the drafting of Jon Diebler by the Portland Trailblazers in last Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Buckeyes added one more of their products to the professional ranks.  Diebler joins former Buckeye Greg Oden on Portland’s roster, although it remains to be seen if the two will ever fulfill the opportunity to play together that was […]

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