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Silver Bullet Points From the Schott

A bit of a different look at things this Wednesday, as I was fortunate to join Jim, JoeL, and Janelle in attending Ohio State’s win against Iowa in the hoops of shootyness.  So, here’s your musical interlude for this festive event. Buckeye Hoops Thoughts Great Value- This was my first trip to Value City Arena, […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Iowa

The Iowa Hawkeyes are visiting Columbus this afternoon for some Shooty Hoops action! Joining us for the game are our friends from the BBN: The Buckeye Blog, Buckeye Empire, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, and Buckeye Ninja. Make sure to swing by their place and say hello. Today’s game is scheduled for 6:00 PM […]

Pregame Glance: Iowa

The Bucks are coming home after an emotionally difficult loss to the Michigan State Spartans. Up next is a tougher-than-expected Iowa squad that may be looking to steal one in Columbus. Let’s take a glance. School: University of Iowa Location: Iowa City, IA Founded: 1847 Student Population: 31,498 total, 20,574 undergrad School Type: Public Stadium: […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 13

As we head into the final weekend of B1G play before the title game next weekend, the Buckeyes sit atop the Leaders Division all alone after clinching on the road at Madison. Not exactly the way the Buckeyes envisioned winning, but they got it done in OT. Let’s take a look at the results from last weekend across the […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 12

It’s a great thing that I decided to stop keeping record of my success, or lack there of, according to the weekly weak picks. I was on my way to my first ever ‘ofer and was saved by the Cornhuskers. #24 Northwestern @ TTUN. Prediction Nerds 21 to 17; WRONG TTUN 38-31  Purdue @ Iowa.  Prediction Iowa 16 to 10; […]

B1G Life, B1G Stage: B1G Review- Week Eleven

Ohio State did not play on Saturday, but believe it or not, there were other games played around the Big Ten conference. Some of them actually meant something too. The best game of the weekend was played in Ann Arbor as Michigan scored a 38-31 overtime victory against Northwestern. The Wolverines’ prayers were answered as […]

The Week That Were: 11.10.12

Oh, college football… How I love you!! Well, that happened. While a lot of people were saying that Alabama was ripe for a loss against a Texas A&M team that’s been playing really well over the past few weeks, most of this felt like lip service. You know, the kind of things that ESPN makes […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 11

Took a week off to get caught up on a lot of things and because there was so much going on around tBBC with basketball jumping into the mix. No need to revisit the results of two weeks ago as we are in the home stretch! I will begin to cover the national race for […]

B1G Life, B1G Stage: B1G Review- Week Ten

As rough of a year as it has been for the Big Ten, the conference currently has the only team in the country with ten wins. After Ohio State’s 52-22 blowout victory against Illinois, the Buckeyes moved to a perfect 10-0 on the season, becoming the first team in the country to reach double digit […]

B1G Life, B1G Stage: B1G Review- Week Nine

After five weeks of Big Ten play, only one team remains unbeaten within the conference. Ohio State has won its first five B1G contests in addition to four out of conference games to put the Buckeyes at 9-0 on the season. After a slow start, OSU cruised to a 35-23 victory against Penn State in […]

Picks of the Weak – Week 9

Finished last week teetering on a bad record but the Buckeyes pulled it out in OT against Purdue and I finished 4 and 3 thanks to it! Lets look at the results. Sparty @ TTUN. Sparty 27 to 24. WRONG TTUN 12 to 10 Nebraska @ Northwestern.   Nebraska 35 to 13. RIGHT Nebraska 29 to 28 […]

B1G Life, B1G Stage: B1G Review- Week Eight

There was no shortage of drama around the Big Ten in week eight. Ohio State-Purdue, Michigan-Michigan State and Nebraska-Northwestern all provided quality entertainment for Big Ten fans. Without its star quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State was able to improve to 8-0 with an improbable come-from-behind overtime victory over Purdue. We all saw the drama that […]

The Week That Were: 10.20.12

Ah, fall… the wind turns brisk and in Los Angeles the birds turn colors and fall from the trees (ht: David Letterman). We talked last week about “pumpkinitis” that’s sweeping the country… some people are taking it seriously. Instead of subjecting yourself to such a task, take time to kick back with some new tunes […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 8

In the weak week that was I finished my best week ever at 5 and 1, no thanks to Wisconsin getting their act together on O against our upcoming opponent Purdue. I am now above .500 for the season at 20 and 19. Let’s take a look at the results! Iowa @ Sparty. Prediction: Iowa […]

B1G Life, B1G Stage: B1G Review- Week 7

Raise your hand if, at the beginning of the season, you had the Northwestern Wildcats to be the first Big Ten team eligible for a bowl game. Nobody saw that one coming, even with Ohio State ineligible this year. And for the Wildcats to do it after just seven games is even more impressive. Sure, […]

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