INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 14:  A detail of an empty basketball court as the Purdue Boilermakers play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MBB B1G Tourney Pregame: Michigan State

Set-up The #6 seed Ohio State Buckeyes now advance to play #3 seed Michigan State Spartans (double-bye) this, with the winner advancing to play winner of #2 seed Maryland vs #7 seed Indiana/  #10 seed Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. Then The (then #23) Buckeyes had a Valentine’s Day date with the Spartans in East Lansing […]


Wednesday Night Rumble: The Road To Indianapolis

A little bit of thunder mixed with some lightning and whole lot of explosions were the ingredients to a Sparty beat-down in East Lansing on Saturday. Don’t tell me what the score was, we all know what we saw with our own eyes: The Ohio State Buckeyes battled and eventually owned the Michigan State Spartans. It had […]

Back For Seconds: OSU vs MSU

I have a few additional thoughts about Saturday’s win over Michigan State that I want to touch upon this morning.  This will be a bit shorter than usual because Chris Holloway did a nice post-game perspective article on Sunday. Let’s dig in.. If you need a quick refresher on who won the game, here you go. It […]

Buckeyes Top Spartans, 49-37 in Statement Game

Saturday was a Clash of the Titans as Ohio State faced off in East Lansing for the defacto Big Ten East championship. The Buckeyes put on an impressive offensive show, scoring 49 points while racking up 548 yards in total offense. JT Barrett led the way with 300 yards and 3 TD’s through the air, and […]

tBBC Preview: Michigan State

The #13/#11 Buckeyes (7-1, 4-0) travel to East Lansing MI to play #7/#6 Michigan State (7-1, 4-0) in OSU’s third consecutive prime time game at 8:00 PM on Saturday. This game is the defacto B1G East Championship game and should be one of the best conference match-ups this season. Ohio State is coming off a […]

Never Too Early: 2014 Michigan State Preview

When the 2014 football schedule was released, 90% of Ohio State fans circled that last November Saturday and TTUN……….and then there’s the other game they circled. It’s still a team that starts with an M but this team has State behind it and caused the most heartache of any team from 2013. I, as many […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 56

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 56, specifically Ohio State’s 33-23 win over Michigan State on November 8th, 2003. The defending national champion Buckeyes were enroute to an 11-2 season when they hosted Michigan State Spartans. This game had ‘Jim Tressel’ written all over it. Two of OSU’s TD’s came via passes to the tight […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 59

In today’s edition, just like The Count, we continue the march to the season opener by celebrating Buckeye victories. No, no, we insist. Today’s contest is Ohio State’s 35-24 win over Michigan State in 2005. Having incurred their 2nd loss (and last of the season) the previous week at Penn State, the Buckeyes returned home […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Hoops and Clowns?

The Buckeye basketball teams backs are against the wall. A big time football player is rumored to be contemplating sitting out a season to his protect draft status and financial future. It’s Wednesday night, let’s rumble! Hoops getting interesting As you’re reading this, or maybe after you read this or a little before you read […]

Rob Harley Is A… Spartan!

It’s not often that we here at tBBC celebrate great things that happen in East Lansing… well, there’s one regular occurrence, and we give major props to graduate work completed there (Eric- what’s taking so long?). That being said, today we are excited to announce that Coach Dantonio has added even more Buckeye to his […]

Notes from the 2010-11 basketball season

Now that the proverbial dust has settled from the 2010-2011 men’s college basketball season, it’s time to reflect a bit on the season past and pick out of a few of the headlines, highlights, or otherwise newsworthy items that seemed to define this season.  Obviously it was a great season for Buckeye fans, and one […]