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Silver Bullet Points Provide Distraction

Look, I know that today’s SBP is the girl that you’re dancing with while you’re looking around the club for that special someone else.  I can live with that, and assure you that the news you’re refreshing your computer for will be here around… say… 10:00 or so. In the meantime this is stuck in […]

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 […]

Buckeye Basketball Perspective: 2014

About a year ago, in fact, almost to the week I did an opinion piece about Ohio State basketball. At that point last season, the Buckeyes were also wandering around the basketball landscape. I thought I’d take a look at what I thought then, and compare it to what I think now. Interestingly, there are some […]

Monday Musings

Welcome to another episode of Musings. A few odds & ends this week.  Have your coffee? Good, let’s get to this. The James/Wexner More good news from the medical front this week. It’s a two-fer this week. OHIO STATE CANCER LEADER DR. CALIGIURI ELECTED TO AACR BOARD OF DIRECTORS Dr. Michael A. Caligiuri, who leads […]

Deshaun Thomas Will Forgo Senior Season

Junior Deshaun Thomas has elected to forgo his senior season at Ohio State and become eligible for the NBA Draft. The 6’7″ forward averaged 14.4 points per game as a Buckeye, scoring 1630 points in three years, while averaging 5 rebounds per game, and shooting nearly 48 % from the field. A native of Fort […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Successful Disappointment

Basketball season is officially over. Depending on your perspective on how you look at the season’s overall content, this year was either a huge overachieving success or a flaming disaster. It’s Wednesday night, let’s rumble! Shocked There really is no better word for the majority of Buckeye Nation’s overriding feeling on Saturday night after the […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Recovering Nicely

After a weekend filled with excitement and disappointment, it’s a bit of a quiet mood at tBBC headquarters. We like baseball, and know that OSU sports are amazing even if not the “got to be on television” variety, but I’d be lying if I didn’t confess that there’s a bit of a let down these […]

Tuesday Thoughts: OSU Men's Hoops Edition

    Another Tuesday, another week, another month. Grab your coffee and let’s dive in. Welcome to a special Ohio State men’s basketball edition. Now that, as far as we’re concerned, basketball season is on, it may be time for some reflection. This article is in two parts; first some commentary on the Ohio State […]

Monday Musings

Some weekend, eh? Grab your coffee and let’s get right to it. Men’s Basketball A week that started out fairly well, then crashed and burned. In the NCAA’s, they’ve managed to dust Iowa State 78-75, Arizona 73-70 and then fell flat against Wichita State 66-70.  I don’t have much to add to the fine recaps, above, however […]

NCAA Elite 8 Liveblog: Wichita State

The Buckeyes are in the Elite Eight, and playing the Wichita State Shockers for a trip to the Final Four. For more on the Shockers, check out Ken’s work from yesterday. Join us and The Buckeye Blog, Buckeye Empire, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, and Buckeye Ninja as we cheer on the Buckeyes in […]

Breakdownability NCAA: OSU vs Wichita State

    School: Wichita State University Location: Wichita, KS Founded: 1895 School Type: Public Student Population: 14,806 total, 11,763 undergrad Stadium: Charles Koch Arena “The Roundhouse” Seating: 10,506 Opened: 1955 Head Coach: Gregg Marshall Experience: 6th year

LaQuinton Ross' Three Pointer Upends Arizona 73-70

The Arizona Wildcats gave the Buckeyes a rude welcome to the Sweet 16 to start, but the Buckeyes put together an excellent run to reclaim the lead and put the game away 73-70 on a last second LaQuinton Ross three pointer to advance to the Elite Eight. Despite the rough start, the game developed into […]

NCAA Sweet 16 Liveblog: Arizona

The Buckeyes have advanced to the Sweet 16 for the 4th time in as many years on the strength of an Aaron Craft dagger – which I’m sure everyone has seen by now. Next up are the 6th-seeded Wildcats of Arizona in sunny Los Angeles. For more on Sean Miller’s team, check out Ken’s work […]

NCAA Tournament Breakdownability: Ohio State vs Arizona

School: University of Arizona Location: Tucson, AZ Founded: 1885 School Type: Public Student Population: 39,236 total, 30,867 undergrad Stadium: McKale Center Seating: 14,545 Opened: 1973 Head Coach: Sean Miller Experience: 4th year

Buckeyes Advance to Sweet Sixteen on Last Second Buzzer Beater

College Basketball fans got a heavy dose of everything a great tournament game entails Sunday afternoon, as Aaron Craft hit a timely last second jumper from the wing to give Ohio State a 78-75 win over Iowa State. It was everything that basketball fans were expecting. An Iowa State team that was dangerous from three […]

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