Making the List: Mel Nowell

This week for Making the List I have decided to go old school. There is a host of names in the Ohio State Buckeye history that we can address. Recently I brought up Jerry Lucas. Undoubtedly, Jerry was the man on that Championship team of 1960. But one player who has been sidelined behind the […]


Making the List: Jerry Lucas

There’s a lot to say about this week’s pick for Making the List…. So let’s get started. Whenever a conversation arises pertaining to great names that played basketball for The Ohio State University we all seemingly have a different set of names – some are favorites – most are simply from our own eras. Regardless […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney CHAMPIONS – 1960

When Joe Dexter and I began this journey, we had more than a few conversations about how well the Jerry Lucas led Buckeyes would fare against “modern” teams. I have to admit that I too believed that the team from 2007 would provide a tough match-up for them and quite possibly could beat them on […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney – CONGRATULATIONS 1960

The early favorite and the only National Champion in the history of the program is headed to the Final of tBBC All-Time Tourney. The 1960 Buckeyes left little doubt in taking down the All-Ohio Five Led by David Lighty. There was some thinking by us at tBBC that the most recent success of the program […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney Semi #1 1960 Versus #5 2011

Gone is the month of March and all the greatness on the hardwood we look forward to all year long. As basketball fans, we strive for one more shining moment. We wait anxiously as football takes center stage until old man winter strikes again. Here at tBBC, we are reliving March Madness this morning as […]

All-Time Tourney #1 1960 vs. #8 1987

  The 1960 National Champions are a one of a kind team. They are the only team in Ohio State history to win a national title and then played for two more. They possessed three players that would become All-Americans and first round draft picks to the NBA. All five starters played in the NBA […]

Name association: "Ohio State, basketball, ________"

With the drafting of Jon Diebler by the Portland Trailblazers in last Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Buckeyes added one more of their products to the professional ranks.  Diebler joins former Buckeye Greg Oden on Portland’s roster, although it remains to be seen if the two will ever fulfill the opportunity to play together that was […]