Pregame MBB: Maryland Terrapins

Ohio State gets back into action after taking care of the North Florida Ospreys last Friday, 99-64. The #5 Buckeyes (5-0) host the Maryland Terrapins in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.    The Terrapins (5-2) are riding a 4-game winning streak. As an aside, the Ohio State and Maryland women’s basketball teams are also playing tonight […]

Ohio State Outlasts Wyoming 65-50

The last time the Bucks played the Cowboys was in 1995, which resulted in a 72-65 loss on a “neutral” court in Wyoming. This time around, things turned out a little differently as the Buckeyes found their game in the last ten minutes to secure the 65-50 victory. Lenzelle Smith Jr. led all scorers with […]

Pregame Glance: American University

The 2013-2014 basketball season is under way and our Ohio State Buckeyes are sitting at 3-0 after riding a very good 2nd half to defeat host Marquette University. Now, the #8 Buckeyes host the American University Eagles out of the Patriot League this coming Wednesday. Saturday it was The Golden Eagles, on Wednesday it will […]

Buckeyes pull away in second half to defeat Marquette

Would Ohio State’s basketball team outscore it’s football team? That was the big question as the Football Buckeyes played hapless Illinois and the Basketbucks took on Big East juggernaut Marquette. The answer turned out to be a no, but the hoops team shook off a sluggish start to defeat the No. 19 Golden Eagles 52-35 […]

Buckeyes Battle Bobcats to 79-69 Victory

The Ohio Bobcats took the short journey to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes for the first time in 19 years. While the previous meeting had gone to the boys in Green, this one went the other way with the Buckeyes taking the 79-69 victory in a battle that was tight most of the way. […]

Mens BB Preview: Ohio University Bobcats

The 2013-2014 basketball season is underway.  The 1-0 Buckeyes dusted off Morgan State 89-50 in their season opener ad now host the Ohio University Bobcats Tuesday at 8:00 PM. Ohio State was powered by accurate shooting (47.7%) and dynamic rebounding (55 rebounds) in their first win of the season. Meanwhile, down the road in Athens, OH, the […]

Buckeyes Win Season Opener, Defeat Morgan State 89-50

The Ohio State Buckeyes welcomed the Morgan State Golden Bears to Value City Arena to open the season. From the get-go the Bucks had no trouble with the Bears, eventually closing out a 89-50 victory. The Buckeyes were led in scoring by Lenzelle Smith Jr. who dropped 18 points and added 7 rebounds and 2 […]

2013 Basketball Player Preview: Lenzelle Smith Jr.

There are not many players on the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes that will spark more debate than Lenzelle Smith Jr. Despite his strong career in an Ohio State uniform, the two year starter and senior has received a lot of criticism for his play on the court. Despite what fans believe, there is no doubt […]

OSU Cagers Defeat Walsh in Exhibition Opener

It was like Christmas for Buckeye basketball fans, as the Buckeyes opened up the season in exhibition play with a 93-63 win over Walsh university.  As many would expect in the first game of the season, many questions were answered and many still loom. Most importantly though, the Bucks took advantage of a true tune […]

2013 Basketball Preview: Shannon Scott

After serving primarily subbing for Aaron Craft his freshman year, Scott’s court time doubled as he received additional court time alongside Craft. He’s a versatile and talented point-guard who has reportedly turned on the lights and become extremely aggressive defensively. His experience and defensive prowess should serve him well as a player that can fit […]

Tuesday Thoughts: OSU Men's Hoops Edition

    Another Tuesday, another week, another month. Grab your coffee and let’s dive in. Welcome to a special Ohio State men’s basketball edition. Now that, as far as we’re concerned, basketball season is on, it may be time for some reflection. This article is in two parts; first some commentary on the Ohio State […]

Monday Musings

Some weekend, eh? Grab your coffee and let’s get right to it. Men’s Basketball A week that started out fairly well, then crashed and burned. In the NCAA’s, they’ve managed to dust Iowa State 78-75, Arizona 73-70 and then fell flat against Wichita State 66-70.  I don’t have much to add to the fine recaps, above, however […]

Pregame Glance – Kansas Jayhawks

There is simply no amount of Listerine that can wash out the bad taste left in those returning players mouths having endured two losses to Kansas last season; one on December 10, 2011 (78-67) and one at the Final Four in New Orleans on March 31, 2012 (64-62). They will just have to take care of their […]

Pregame Glance – Winthrop

The Buckeyes take on 4-4 Winthrop University from the Big South conference in their next match-up and are on a roll since losing to Duke. The Eagles are on a little roll themselves having dispatched the other “Ohio” team as our least favorite buffoon from up north likes to say. The Eagles beat the Bobcats […]

That's just the way it is Bulldogs, Buckeyes Win 90-72

Keith Hornsby led the UNC Asheville Bulldogs into Columbus but wasn’t able to do enough to keep the Buckeyes from running away with this one by a score of 90-72. Hornsby was an unstoppable shooting machine today, hitting a ridiculous 9-12 from the floor, 6-8 from three, for 26 points to go with 4 rebounds. […]

Next Four Games Crucial for Buckeyes' Success

Many Buckeye basketball fans may just want to fast forward two weeks from Saturday. Ohio State will host Kansas, the team that beat OSU not once, but twice last season and knocked the Buckeyes out of the NCAA tournament in the Final Four. But, in fact, OSU can’t afford to fast forward, because between now […]

Pre-Game Glance – Rhode Island

The #4 Buckeyes are playing in the Naismith HOF Tip-off this weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Coming off a fresh beating of Albany University, they square-off against a Rhode Island team that is 0-2 and facing an uphill climb in the Atlantic Ten this season. The Buckeyes spread the wealth very well […]

2013 Basketball Preview: Lenzelle Smith, Jr.

There are not many players on the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes that will spark more debate than Lenzelle Smith Jr. Despite his strong career in an Ohio State uniform, the two year starter and senior has received a lot of criticism for his play on the court. Despite what fans believe, there is no doubt […]

tBBC B1G Basketball Roundtable – Part One

With basketball season rapidly approaching and a lot of information to digest from around the conference, I thought it was high time we here from bloggers representing them. We kick off a series in roundtables with our first five  today and we are doing our very best to round up the rest of the B1G for […]

tBBC Basketball Roundtable

Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, it does indeed say “basketball” up there. While everyone is overloading from the celebration of Coach Meyers first game as the head coach of THE Ohio State university and a W against Miami of Ohio, we thought we’d introduce you to a Tuesday fixture of basketball with tBBC. Myself, Eric, and […]