2nd Thoughts: MBB OSU vs MSU, Finale

He did provide a lot of encouragement. The Buckeyes (19-12, 11-7) had their season end abruptly with a 91-76 loss to #2 Michigan State on Saturday. The regular season was obviously going to end after this game, so by “abruptly”, I mean ‘over at halftime’. Midway through the 1st half, the teams were tied. Ten […]


OSUMBB: OSU Bombed By MSU, 91-76

Thad is trying to remember who was supposed to defend Denzel… Ohio State (19-11, 11-6) entered the rematch against Michigan State (25-5, 12-5) a bit shorthanded but with a good bit  more confidence. They entered as 14-pt underdogs, for those people who track that sort of thing. Finally, they entered with  need to cool off […]


Can Ohio State’s Men’s Basketball team make the NCAA tournament?

Hello everyone and welcome as I give you my honest opinion as if the Ohio State men’s basketball team has any chance at making the NCAA Tournament this year. Well, their chances took a huge hit this past week and we learned Sophomore Jae’Sean Tate, who has been Ohio State’s most consistent player this season, […]

Urban Meyer in the snow

Are You Not Entertained? *ichigan State

Didn’t that just suck? I know it’s not the end of the word, especially since it’s *ichigan week.  But I just don’t feel up to talking about the game against *SU. So let’s just move on to the recap of how everything we wanted to see never happened.   Scott A decisive win: FailMali Buckeye Big […]


2nd Thoughts: MSU vs OSU

(photo courtesy of That was a pretty ugly display of football Saturday afternoon. The 2 TD favorite Buckeyes lost to the Spartans on a walk-off field goal, 17-14. The loss put Michigan State into the drivers seat to represent the B1G East in the Conference Championship game. However, if Michigan State loses to Penn […]


What Would Woody Watch? Week 8 Recommendations

We already know Ohio State is set to take on those color-stealing Scarlet Knights for a night game in Piscataway. The question is how do we fill our day up until that point? Lucky for you, I am here to let you know about some of the big match-ups around the nation. The bad news, […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Evan Spencer #6, Adolphus Washington #92 and the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after they defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Around the B1G! Week 7 Edition

“Around the B1G” will be a weekly article taking a look at the other teams around the Big Ten. ILLINOIS (4-2 overall, 1-1 conference) Last Week: Bye Week. This Week: This week the Fighting Illini take on the Wisconsin Badgers in Champaign. The Illini played Iowa tough a few weeks ago and will give the […]

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 […]