INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Evan Spencer #6, Adolphus Washington #92 and the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after they defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Around the B1G! Week 7 Edition

“Around the B1G” will be a weekly article taking a look at the other teams around the Big Ten. ILLINOIS (4-2 overall, 1-1 conference) Last Week: Bye Week. This Week: This week the Fighting Illini take on the Wisconsin Badgers in Champaign. The Illini played Iowa tough a few weeks ago and will give the […]


MBB Pregame Glance: Iowa Hawkeyes

The #20/18 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-2) get Big Ten Conference play underway by hosting the Iowa Hawkeyes (9-4) at Value City Arena Tuesday afternoon. The Buckeyes are fresh off a, I don’t know what to call it, of Wright State Saturday night, while the Hawkeyes have had a week off after beating North Florida on […]

WBB Pregame Glance: Iowa

The Ohio State Buckeyes (15-15, 5-9) travel to Iowa City for a Thursday evening game against the Iowa Hawkeyes (21-7, 9-5). Ohio State snapped their losing streak with a solid win against Northwestern on Sunday, 71-62, while, Iowa beat Michigan 74-70 on Saturday. Here’s their Profile School: University of Iowa Location: Iowa City, IA Founded: […]

MBB: Ohio State defeats Iowa, 76-69

The Buckeyes rolled into cold, snowy Iowa City to avenge the January 12th loss to Iowa, 84-74. A win would get them to .500 in conference play and hoist them into a tie with Northwestern, and maybe Wisconsin, for 4th place. Well, the Buckeyes played a solid game and won 76-69, moving their record to […]

Pregame Glance WBB: Iowa Hawkeyes

The Ohio State Buckeyes (12-8, 2-2) return to the hopefully friendlier confines of Value City Arena Saturday afternoon to play the Iowa Hawkeyes (14-5, 2-3). Both teams are coming off crushing losses; Ohio State to Penn State and Iowa to Michigan State. The teams are middle-of-packish in B1G standings, but well within reach of the […]

MBB Recap: The Eyes Have It. Iowa wins 84-74

The #3 Ohio State Buckeyes hosted the #20 Iowa Hawkeys this afternoon at Value City Arena. And good hosts they were, too, falling to the Hawkeyes 84-74.. After winning 15 consecutive games, the Buckeyes have now lost 2 in a row. This loss basically came down to two factors; Ohio State’s porous interior defense and […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Seek and Destroy.

Looking forward. Looking back. Review. Penn State. Iowa. The BCS. What are we doing messing around with some wordy introduction? It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! Iowa happenings To put it mildly, the Iowa game this past Saturday was way more intense and closer than anyone thought it could/should be. And some of the event that took […]

Are You Not Entertained? Iowa

The Buckeyes survived a scare from Iowa in a 34-24 victory, but did our wishes survive? Ken Run Stopper – Iowa averages >200 yards rushing per game, 104 by Mark Weisman. We need to commit to shutting down Iowa’s running game. Because.. 130 yards total and Weisman held to 52 Hello Secondary – Iowa’s sophomore […]

BBN Football Liveblog: Iowa

After a bye week full of upsets that was better left unplayed, the Buckeyes return to the gridiron to play host to the Iowa Hawkeyes. The game is scheduled for 3:30 PM EST for an ABC/ESPN2 showing. We look forward to seeing you all here sometime before the game! The Liveblog officially starts 30 minutes […]

Inside Ohio State: Urban Meyer on Iowa

After a bye week, here’s a look at the Iowa game from the folks at Campus Insiders. Ohio State’s head coach talks “strength-vs-strength” as the Ohio State running attack faces a Hawkeye team that hasn’t given up a rushing score all season.:

What Do You Want To See on Saturday? Iowa

After a week off to work on some things, the Buckeyes host Iowa.  Let’s see if the week off gave our staff some time to come up with decent wishes! Ken Run Stopper – Iowa averages >200 yards rushing per game, 104 by Mark Weisman. We need to commit to shutting down Iowa’s running game. […]

tBBC Radio Hour: Iowa Preview

What is Up Buckeye Nation? Another edition of The Buckeye Battle Cry Radio Hour is here as we get prepared for a Hawkeye invasion in Columbus this Saturday. Clair and Joe are back breaking down the latest in College Football, Buckeye News and this week’s opponent. The Hawkeyes head into Columbus young and hungry — […]

Silver Bullet Points Turns To The Skies

I apologize. I googled “songs about Iowa” and this came up.  Yeah, it’s pretty much what you’d expect. Here’s a palate cleanser… also from Iowa. Buckeye 411 Injury Update- Tommy Schutt is indeed back in the rotation, and Jordan Hall is healthy enough to see time on special teams.  One interesting note from Wednesday Afternoon- […]

tBBC Game Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

The #4/3 Buckeyes (6-0, 2-0) host the Fightin’ Ferentzs’ of Iowa (4-2, 1-1) for an afternoon game in Columbus on Saturday. Up until a couple years ago, I always considered this a match-up of two teams with similar philosophies.  Now, I see the game as the “new/improved” Ohio State playing a Tressel-ball bound team with less […]

Ohio State News And Notes: Silver Bullet Points 10.15.13

Good-bye to the Bye, hello to the Hawkeyes!! Clair Plays Press Coverage–Urban Meyer’s Press Conference Monday afternoon was filled with levity and vital information to the starving media and fans after a long bye week. It’s all fun and games until someone loses to Iowa- This national championship talk is moot until every regular season […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 1

One. One more day. Tomorrow is the 2013 kickoff. As we get ready for an amazing season, let’s also celebrate number 1 via an epic come from behind victory over Iowa at Kinnick Stadium on November 10th, 1990, 27-26. Game narrative from Joe-S-U at The Buckeye 50-Yard Line. Ohio State QB Greg Frey entered the […]

tBBC Table (Round and otherwise) Discussion

Welcome to a special edition tBBC Round-table© where a few staffers decided to get together and come up with some admittedly absurd comments. We just went around the table looking for possible events this football season, be it on the stage of Ohio State, B1G or college football in general. Disclaimer: this is presented in […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 29

In today’s edition of Kickoff Countdown we celebrate the number 29, the combined score of Ohio State’s win over Iowa 19-10 on October 18th, 2003.. The B’eyes hosted the H’eyes in probably one one the oddest games I’ve seen. Iowa had 219 yards total offense on 67 plays while OSU had 185 yards on 64 […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 51

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 51, another Ohio State victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes  on  November 14, 2009, 27-24. This was about as meaningful, if not exciting game that you could imagine for teams coached by Tressel and Ferentz. The 15th ranked Hawkeyes rolled into Columbus to upset the #10 Buckeyes, and in so […]

Buckeyes smoke Hawkeyes 70-48

The Buckeyes rolled to a 19-0 record for the season as the Hawkeyes provided no trouble in a 70-48 win in Value City Arena.  OSU completely overpowered the hapless Hawkeyes on both sides of the court, but were particularly sloppy in their play, committing 20 turnovers during the course of the game.  David Lighty’s 18 […]