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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 […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: Leadership

Much has been written in the past few months about what makes this year’s Ohio State Men’s Basketball team so different from last season’s. Obviously the loss of David Lighty, Jon Diebler, and Dallas Lauderdale had a profound impact on the way this team plays basketball. But, it leaves one to wonder why it had […]

tBBC All-Time Tourney: # 4 1968 vs. #5 2011

The tBBC All-Time Tourney is back with another barn-burner as the number 4 seeded improbable 1968 Buckeyes take on the unforgettable 2011 squad.  JoeD and WVaBuckeye break down today’s match-up. Ohio State’s true Cinderella — the 1967-68 Buckeyes got second life at the very end of the season thanks to some help from our friends up north. In […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: Hot Hands

Many of you probably could have guessed, had you know that a Basketball Breakdown was pending, that this would be the topic of choice for this week. For those that couldn’t, you probably didn’t see the incredible 43 point display that Illinois guard Brandon Paul put on the Buckeyes on Tuesday night. You don’t necessarily […]

tBBC Radio Hour: 2011 Basketball Season Preview Part 1

It’s nearly time for the Basketball Bucks to take the hardwood again, and Eric and Joe Dexter are here to talk all things hardwood! The pair reminisces about last years great squad, and looks forward to the things to come – particularly newcomers Amir Williams and Shannon Scott. They also talk about the gains made […]

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 […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Speedy

Quick notes for a Thursday: Buckeyes Incoming freshman Ejuan Price has asked for his release from Ohio State. Even up until signing day, there were people who didn’t know if he’d end up in Columbus, so this may not be all that much of a surprise. It’s assumed that he will end up at Pitt, […]

Now, the Good News

Last night had to be one of the single worst displays of college basketball I have seen by an Ohio State team in years.  That is, of course, an exaggeration, but I’m sure many of you would agree with me on that point. What is probably not well agreed with is that there are a […]

Kentucky advances to Elite Eight, upsets Ohio State 62-60

A classic matchup awaited the Buckeyes in the Sweet 16.  The Kentucky Wildcats, who to date were a stunning 0-5 against the Bucks in the NCAA tournament, arrived as the 4 seed to challenge top-seeded Ohio State.  Kentucky got everything a team has needed this season to beat this Buckeye team, securing the tough fought […]

Lighty-led Buckeyes dominate George Mason in second round of tournament

Ohio State put on a show on Sunday in second round action of the NCAA Tournament, blowing out the George Mason Patriots by 0ver 30 points, 98-66.  The Buckeyes looked nearly unstoppable in the game, shooting a very high percentage from the floor and displaying the balance that has brought them to this point in […]

Ohio State advances, downing Texas – San Antonio 75-46

The Ohio State Buckeyes faced off with the Roadrunners of Texas – San Antonio in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Buckeyes ran away with the game as would be expected for the #1 seed, winning 75-46 against the over matched Roadrunners.  William Buford led the Buckeyes with 18 points on 7-12 shooting, […]

Ohio State set to take on UTSA in first game of 2011 NCAA Tournament

The first round matchup for Ohio State in the 2011 NCAA Tournament is now set, as the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners topped Alabama State in last night’s play-in game for the #16 seed and a chance to take their shot at the Buckeyes.  The Roadrunners won by a score of 70-61 on an impressive […]

B1G Tournament Champions! Ohio State beats Penn State 71-60

Penn State and Ohio State earned the right to play each other for the B1G Tournament Title.  The Buckeyes earned their 16th straight win over the Nittany Lions 71-60, a streak stretching back to 2004.  OSU got the job done by carrying a late first half surge into a big lead early in the second […]

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