Pregame Glance: Cincinnati Bearcats

For two straight seasons in 1961 and 1962 the Buckeyes and Bearcats squared off in the National Title game following Ohio State’s first and only National Championship. Both years the Bearcats got the better of the Buckeyes, winning their only two basketball national titles in the NCAA Tournament Era. This game marks the first time […]

Buckeyes Advance to Third Straight Sweet 16 with 73-66 victory over Gonzaga

In Saturday’s round three match-up in the NCAA Tournamant against the Gonzaga Bulldogs, The Ohio State Buckeyes met their opponent at the corral with enough ammunition for an good old fashioned shootout. In the first ten minutes, the game saw 6 ties and 8 lead changes.  The Buckeyes turned over the ball six times. Yet […]

Pregame Glance: Gonzaga Bulldogs

The Buckeyes have advanced to the Round of 32 for the third time in three years. This time around their opponent is the 7th seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs, a team that has been to the dance many times in the last decade. Coach Mark Few is one of the only coaches in the country to regularly […]

Ohio State Defeats Spunky Loyola 78-59, Advances to Third Round

The Buckeyes, playing their first weekend games in Pittsburgh, drew the 15-seeded Loyola Greyhounds out of Maryland. After a brief early battle, Ohio State slowly pulled away, eventually notching a 78-59 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Deshaun Thomas broke his career record in scoring with 31 points, and added 12 rebounds, […]

Michigan State Defeats Ohio State 68-64 in Big Ten Tourney Championship

This afternoon, a true champion of the Big Ten Conference was crowned, as the Michigan State Spartans held on in the final minutes to defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes 68-64 for their first conference tournament championship since 2000. Back and forth, punch for punch, strength vs. strength. For everything Michigan State threw at Ohio State, […]

BBN Tournament LiveBlog: B1G Tourney Finals and NCAA Selection Show

Ohio State and Michigan State meet today at 3:30 PM EST on CBS for the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game!  First seeded Michigan State defeated the Wisconsin Badgers to earn their way into the final game. After the Buckeyes and Spartans play, we will continue to run the liveblog until and through the NCAA Selection […]

Pregame Glance: B1G Tourney Final vs. Michigan State

Only two teams remain in the season-ending tournament of the toughest conference in the country. The Ohio State Buckeyes, fresh off a strong victory over the Michigan Wolverines, are set to do battle with the Michigan State Spartans for the second time in a week. Again, much like the previous duel, championship implications ride on […]

Ohio State Breaks the Will of the Wolverines in 77-55 Victory

There was no doubt from the opening tip to the buzzer at the end of the game who the better team was in this semi-final match-up between rivals Michigan and Ohio State. Not only did the Buckeyes break the back of their biggest rival, they did it playing the best all-around basketball we have seen […]

Pregame Glance: B1G Tourney Semifinals vs. Michigan

For the first time ever the top four seeds of the Big Ten tournament have advanced to the semi-finals. The three co-champions are still in, and still have an opportunity to prove that they are indeed the best team in the Big Ten. Ohio State and Michigan get to prove it on the court today. […]

Ohio State Defeats Purdue 88-71, Advance to Face Michigan

Following an overtime victory from the Michigan Wolverines, the Buckeyes and Purdue locked horns for the right to face the Maize and Blue. Jared Sullinger lead all scorers with an impressive 30 points, and picked up a double double with 12 rebounds, as the Buckeyes defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 88-71. All of Ohio State’s starters […]

BBN Tournament LiveBlog: Purdue

The Buckeyes and Purdue meet tonight at around 9:00 PM EST on BTN for the second round of the Big Ten Tournament!  Purdue, the six seed, defeated 11-seeded Nebraska last night to advance to play the Buckeyes, who enter on a round 1 bye. While you wait for the game, go check out our friends […]

Pregame Glance: B1G Tourney Quarterfinals vs. Purdue

The Buckeyes get their March Madness on tonight, as a top seed in the Big dance might just “boil down” to tonight’s key match-up with Purdue at 9 PM ET on Big Ten Network. Paul Keels and Ron Stokes will have the call on the Ohio State Radio Network, as well as online. What’s in […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Coached Up

Midweek madness in March… be sure to stick with us after the break to get insight into the personalities and ideologies of some of the new Ohio State coaching staff Buckeye 411 All Sully, All The Time- Jared Sullinger was today named as a finalist for the John Wooden award, the only one of the […]

Aaron Craft named B1G Defensive Player of the Year

Anyone who has watched Aaron Craft do his thing on the court in his first two seasons as an Ohio State Buckeye knows just how much defense matters to the most aggressive yet intelligent guard in the Big Ten Conference. Whether it be stopping the best distributor, putting a stop to the opposing team’s leading […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Michigan State II

The Buckeyes and Spartans meet up at 4:00 PM EST on CBS today to play for either a share (for the Buckeyes) or an outright claim (for the Spartans) of the Big Ten Regular Season Championship! While you wait, go checkout our friends in the Buckeye Bloggers Network! the Buckeye Blog, OSU Silver Bullet, Buckeye […]

Pregame Glance:MSU Spartans Part II

The 11th ranked Buckeyes (23-6, 11-5) travel to East Lansing to take on the 5th ranked Spartans (24-6, 13-4).When the Buckeyes hosted Sparty on February 11th they were sporting the second longest home winning streak at 39. That went to the wayside as B1G POY contender Draymond Green and his partner in crime Adreian Payne […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: Northwestern

After the Northwestern game concluded, there was one inescapable thought in my mind – this was a very good win for us. I saw it echoed among several other sportswriters on

Buckeyes Evade Wildcats 75-73 in Evanston

The Northwestern Wildcats played host this evening for a battle with the Ohio State Buckeyes, and gave the Buckeyes everything they could handle and some. Jared Sullinger put down the last second layup off an excellent Aaron Craft pass to win the game. Sullinger finished the game with another double double with 22 points and […]

BBN Basketball LiveBlog: Northwestern Part II

It’s time to wake up and pay attention. March is just around the corner, and the Buckeyes have two regular season games left. Tonight’s matchup? The Bucks take on the Northwestern Wildcats in Evanston, IL. While you wait, go checkout our friends in the Buckeye Bloggers Network! the Buckeye Blog, OSU Silver Bullet, Buckeye House […]

Pregame Glance: Northwestern Part II

The Northwestern Wildcats are playing host to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday evening for the second to last game of the regular season. Bill Carmody’s team is standing at 17-11 for the season, and 7-9 in the Big Ten – good for 7th overall in conference. Over their last six meetings the Buckeyes lead […]