Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast Big Ten West Discussion

Shannon Sommers and Chip Minnich are joined by Brett Ciancia of Pick Six Previews to discuss the Big Ten West. They start off talking about Purdue Boilermakers and Darrell Hazell’s future in West Lafayette. Moving onto the Illinois Fighting Illinois. They talk about if new head coach Lovie Smith can get them back into a bowl […]

2nd Thoughts: Ohio State > Iowa

(Image courtesy He did a lot of this on Sunday. The Buckeyes (19-11, 11-6) had one of their more inspired efforts Sunday afternoon. It was Ohio State’s last regular season game of the year and they went out in style with an exciting 68-64 win over (for now) #8 Iowa. Certainly not to take […]

COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 30: Kam Williams #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes attempts to dribble the ball past Anthony Clemmons #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first half at Value City Arena on December 30, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

OSU MBB Wins Important Thriller vs. Iowa 68-64

Thad should be very happy. The Ohio State University Men’s Basketball team won an important game Sunday (Feb. 28th) at Value City Arena against the #8 Nationally ranked Iowa Hawkeyes. The Buckeyes are now 19-11 overall and 11-6 in Big Ten Play. From the opening 19:52 mark in the game with JaQuan Lyle’s steal and […]


Can Ohio State’s Men’s Basketball team make the NCAA tournament?

Hello everyone and welcome as I give you my honest opinion as if the Ohio State men’s basketball team has any chance at making the NCAA Tournament this year. Well, their chances took a huge hit this past week and we learned Sophomore Jae’Sean Tate, who has been Ohio State’s most consistent player this season, […]

IOWA CITY, IA - JANUARY 17:  Forward Marc Loving #2 of the Ohio State Buckeye battles for a rebound with forward Aaron White #30 of the Iowa Hawkeyes in the first half on January 17, 2015 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.  (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

tBBC Men’s Basketball Pregame Glance: Ohio State vs. Iowa

This coming Sunday (02/28/16) at Value City Arena the Ohio State University MBB meets up with the #8 team in the nation:  The Iowa Hawkeyes. It all begins at 4:00 p.m. and will be nationally televised on CBS. The Buckeyes are coming off a bad loss …. at the hands of the *ichigan State University […]

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 […]