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OSUWBB: Ameryst Alston Selected in WNBA Draft

While it doesn’t get the same amount of hype and attention as the NFL draft, the WNBA draft is still a big deal for senior women’s basketball players each year as they wait to see if they hear their name called, allowing them to continue to play the game they loved. Yesterday was the 2016 […]

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Future is Bright for OSU Women’s Basketball

Earlier this week fellow tBBC writer Scott took a look at the Ohio State women’s basketball team following their loss to Tennessee in the Sweet 16. While I agree with Scott that the loss was very disappointing, I disagree with his assessment of head coach Kevin McGuff who he sees as a lateral move from […]

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Ten Questions with Katie Smith

(photo courtesy espn.go.com) I am thrilled to introduce to tBBC and all of Buckeye Nation the great Katie Smith. We all know Katie, of her legend, and the complete excitement she delivered for us while playing for The Ohio State University. Back in early January of this year, I featured Katie in my weekly piece that […]

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Making the List: Katie Smith

Today we shall talk basketball. Many greats have played round-ball for The Ohio State University. I mentioned previously Kelvin Ransey, Herb Williams and Frank Howard. We all know the names that I have yet to address. They shall come soon enough. But when a discussion of any basketball player that has donned a scarlet and […]

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WBB: OSU Dominates #23 Nebraska in Season Finale

The Ohio State women’s basketball team came into today’s season finale riding a three game winning streak and looking for a chance to secure a third place finish in the Big Ten. Standing in OSU’s way was 23rd ranked Nebraska who wanted to send their seniors out with a win on Senior Day. The game […]

Silver Bullet Points Knows Best

Well, we’ve grown yet again. Not only did we add Mike to the team, but Joe and Scott are both newly christened fathers! Congrats, and we hope that you survive all of the smelly diapers and sleep deprivation.  That goes for you also, Scott and Joe.  Here’s today’s musical kickstart, dedicated to our new dads, […]

OSU Women's Basketball Updates

I hope all my readers had an enjoyable Fourth of July yesterday.  This was my second Fourth of July in Australia and it is sort of strange to spend the holiday that marks the US’s defeat of the British in a country where a major portion of the population still has such a fondness for […]

THE Buckeye Legend in Women's Sports: Katie Smith

I guess in a way you could say it was fate that drew me to Katie Smith. Born Katherine May to John and Barbara Smith and with two brothers John and Tom who both played college sports. I started following her just prior to her signing with Ohio State while finishing a stellar high school […]

B1G Dominance: OSU Women's Basketball Part One '65 – '97

This is the first in a two part series about Ohio State women’s basketball and it’s bookend dominance of the B1G since play began in 1982. I will be highlighting the B1G champs during their dominance as well as some very special players and coaches at OSU in the last thirty years. Let’s get things started with […]

THANK YOU!!! Sammy Prahalis – A Lesson in Point Guarding Revisited

Thank you Sammy Prahalis for four wonderful years as the point guard for THE Ohio State women’s basketball team. You are going to be missed!!! As Sammy starts her next phase of basketball in her life with the Phoenix Mercury, she’ll  playing with arguably the best in the game in Diana Taurasi.  We revisit my article […]

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