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BBN Football/Basketball Liveblog: Illinois/Marquette

We’ve got a two-fer for your viewing pleasure this afternoon! First, at Noon, the Buckeye football team travels to the space between the cornfields out in Urbana-Champaign to take on former Buckeye assistant coach Tim Beckman’s Illinois Fighting Illini. Then, at 1 PM, the Men’s Shooty Hoopers tip-off in Milwaukee against Buzz William’s Marquette Golden […]

What Do You Want to See on Saturday? Illinois

After the bye week the Buckeyes look to keep the momentum going at Illinois.  Let’s see if our experts can too: MaliBuckeye Fast Start- None of this sluggish “after the bye” stuff we saw against Iowa. But Not A False Start- Two games in a row? No Passing Fancy- Illinois leads the conference in passing… […]

Silver Bullet Points Celebrates A Centennial

We’ve been meeting up with our friends from Champaign a hundred times now; it certainly seems like today’s soundtrack is more than appropriate. Buckeye 411 Injury Update- Coach Meyer reported that the team is (finally) healthy, and will be ready for the stretch run. Jordan Hall in particular was pointed out as being active in […]

tBBC Radio Hour: Illinois Preview

There is nothing than returning to the podcast and ripping anything and everything to do with TTUN! On this week’s show, Joe and Clair have fun with the latest in Michigan failure — including Marie Sue Coleman’s Drunk Halftime speech, Ron English’s adjective to explain the type of football his former Eastern Michigan team plays, […]

Ohio State News And Notes: Silver Bullet Points 11.12.13

Comin’ off a bye, The Chase continues… Injury Update- Both Josh Perry and Curtis Grant were banged up a bit but apparently Perry had surgery on a dislocated finger and is already up to full speed at practice and Curtis Grant suffered a sprained ankle and low back injury that he will finally be able […]

The Week That Were: 10.5.13

Sooo… big victory, at night, outside of Chicago, in a hostile environment, behind an old favorite. Yup, there’s really only one choice for the soundtrack for our look back at college football’s big weekend. As the season progresses, there will be a number of weekends that provide “clarity” in the national rankings scene… and this […]

Braggin' Rights and Wrongs: tBBC Pick'em

The B1G 10 season is about to kick into full gear and two of your favorite BBC writers are going head-to-head the rest of the way. Each week yours truly and Gary will pick the games that matter We may agree, we may not. And when one of us is right and Gary is wrong […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 7

Hey there Buckeye fans. Today we celebrate the No. 7 and there’s no better way to do it than to set the Way Back Machine to Oct. 13, 1984, when OSU beat Illinois by a touchdown, 45-38. That’s right: The Keith Byars Game. Early on, it looked like it would be an Orange Crush as […]

B1G Men's Tournament Live Thread: Day Two

#3 Michigan State versus #6 Iowa Iowa used a quick start and some of Sparty’s own medicine to jump out to a 30-20 lead at halftime.  The Hawkeye’s quick start opened a double digit lead but Michigan State settled down and was able to get the lead trimmed in the middle of the half.  Iowa […]

B1G Men's Tournament Live Thread: Day One

Gary Russell and I are covering the B1G Tourney live again although it’s not actually from Chicago! Some last minute travel plans fell apart and we are hanging out at his house in Zanesville covering the games! Hope you enjoy the updates! #6 Iowa versus #11 Northwestern The first half of the day one night […]

Ohio State Defeats Illinois 68-55 on Senior Day

Today was Evan Ravenel’s Senior Day at Ohio State, and while it may not have gone down exactly according to script the Bucks were able to give him a 68-55 win over the Illini as a going away gift. The game as a whole was a sluggish mess for both teams, but the Scarlet and […]

BBN Basketball Liveblog: Illinois Part Deux

It has been 2 months since Illinois put on a devastating beat-down of the Buckeyes in Urbana-Champaign. Now the Buckeyes finally get a chance to avenge the loss. Join us and The Buckeye Blog, Buckeye Empire, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, and Buckeye Ninja as we help our good friend Bo Ryan learn to […]

Breakdownability: Illinois vs OSU II

School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Urbana and Champaign, IL Founded: 1867 Student Population: 40,616 total, 31,932 undergrad School Type: Public – Land Grant Stadium: Assembly Hall Seating: 16,618 Opened: 1963 Head Coach: John Groce Experience: 1st year at UI @ U-C

Ohio State Falls to Illinois 79-73

After a heart breaking overtime loss at Iowa on Thursday, the Ohio State women’s basketball team looked to get back on the winning track as they hosted Illinois.  Despite coming in with a 7-6 record, the Illini were a dangerous team which had handed a top 10 Georgia team a double digit loss less than […]

Illinois Exposes Ohio State 74-55

Ohio State arrived in Urbana-Champaign for their first conference road game of the year and walked into a literal buzz-saw, losing by a final of 74-55. The Fighting Illini simply out-hustled and out-fundamentaled the Buckeyes in all phases of the game today, proving what many have suspected for a while – this OSU team still […]

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