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 Glance: Minnesota

Set-up The #6 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (1st round bye) plays #11 seed Minnesota (winner of play-in game vs Rutgers) tomorrow evening, with the winner advancing to play #3 seed Michigan State on Friday evening. Then The (then #25) Ohio State Buckeyes snuck into Minneapolis on January 6th, and edged Minnesota 74-72. With the game tied […]


MBB Recap: Ohio State Edges Minnesota In Overtime 74-72

The #25 Ohio State Buckeyes ventured into the northern wasteland (current temperature of 4 degrees, Feels Like -11 degrees) to face off against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota this evening. With the game tied at 72, Marc Loving lofted in a mid-range jumper from the left side with :25 remaining in the game, then Shannon […]


MBB Pregame Glance: Minnesota Golden Gophers

The #22 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-3, 1-1) try to get their first  Big Ten Conference win by visiting the Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-4, 0-2) at the Williams Arena (The Barn) tomorrow evening. The Buckeyes are coming off a 77-61 win over Illinois. Meanwhile, Minnesota has dropped consecutive games to Purdue(!) and Maryland. Last season, Ohio State […]

Back For Seconds: Ohio State vs Minnesota

I have a few additional thoughts about Saturday’s win over Minnesota that I want to touch upon this morning. My immediate post-game recap tends to be a stream-of-consciousness game flow effort. Maybe I’ll add an odd opinion or two. If you need a quick refresher on who won the game, here you go. I’m being odder yet today. […]

Buckeyes “Kill” Gophers (sort of) 31-24

With game time temperatures that would make this man smile, the #8 (CFB) Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) took on the (CFB) #25 Golden Gophers (7-2, 4-1). Interestingly, to me at least, is that OSU is ranked #8/#7 in the AP poll and Coached Poll, while Minnesota, is not ranked in either poll. The Buckeyes overcame inclement […]


tBBC Liveblog: Minnesota On a cold morning in November, the Scarlet and Gray continue to strive for a B1G Ten Conference Championship. This week’s hosts: the Minnesota Golden Gophers, bringing seven wins and only two losses to the table as Coach Kill continues to do great things in Minneapolis. Oh, and those two losses? One was a […]


Across The Web: Minnesota

Ohio State’s last road game is this Saturday, while their opponent will be at home for the final time in 2014. As we looked to talk Gopher, we were excited when Tyler Mason from Fox Sports North agreed to give us some insight into the great things that are happening in Minneapolis this year… well, […]

tBBC Preview: Minnesota

The #8/#7 Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) travel to Minneapolis for a Saturday game against the Golden Gophers (7-2, 4-1). Just for something different, this game will kickoff at noon EST rather than 8:00 PM. That means that some of us will be able to stay awake to see he finish of he game. Ohio State is […]

Never Too Early: 2014 Minnesota Preview

For the second time in as many weeks, the Buckeyes will take to the road and travel north to face Minnesota in week 12 of the 2014 season. It will mark the first time the Gophers and Buckeyes have hooked up since the Buckeyes destroyed the Gophers 52-10 back in 2010. (win would later be […]

WBB Pregame Glance: Minnesota

The Ohio State Buckeyes (15-16, 5-10) visit The Barn on Sunday to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers (18-11, 7-8) in an early afternoon tip-off. The Buckeyes will look to get to .500 for the season, while the Gophers look to get to .500 in Conference play. The Gophers will also honor seniors Sari Noga and Micaella […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Minnesota

The #11 Ohio State Buckeyes (15-2, 2-2), have dropped two consecutive games and 8 positions in the national rankings. Now they travel to The Barn to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers (13-4, 2-2). Ohio State is coming off a bit of a beat down against Iowa, while Minnesota took MSU to overtime before losing 87-75. […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 70

In today’s episode of the tBBC’s Countdown to Kickoff series, we come to #70; the November 4th, 1995 win over Minnesota (again), 49-21. The Buckeye offense was paced by Bobby Hoying’s passing (287 yards, 2 TD’s) and Eddie George’s 3 TD’s rushing.

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 75

In today’s episode of tBBC’s Countdown to Kickoff series, we are at #75; another Minnesota Golden Gopher appearance on the countdown list. On October 27th, 1990 OSU rolled the Gophers, 52-23. It may seem that I’m picking on the Gophers, but I’m not. It’s just that they are “Minnesota Nice”, so they are well represented […]

TBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 76

Today is #76 in our continuing Countdown to Kickoff series placing us squarely at Minnesota’s 2nd appearance on the list. On October 29th, 2005, OSU outgunned the Gophers, 45-31. The Buckeyes and Gophers played to 14-14 halftime at but Ohio State pulled away with 28 2nd half points. Antonio Pittman (186 yds, 2 TD’s) and […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 78

In today’s episode of the tBBC’s Countdown to Kickoff series, we are at #78, which features the Buckeyes in their never-say-die comeback win over Minnesota on October 28, 1989, 41-37. Coach Cooper’s Buckeyes were down 31-0 with 4:29 remaining in 1st half before getting on the board to trail 31-8 at the half. OSU rode […]

Ohio State Rips Minnesota 71-45

In a lengthy regular season that results in a conference tournament followed by a national championship tournament, it’s hard to call a game on a Wednesday night against Minnesota a “must win” game. But that’s exactly what tonight’s battle at the Schottenstein Center with the Minnesota Golden Gophers was for our Ohio State Buckeyes basketball […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Aware Of The Issue

This week, Ohio State faces a Purdue coach that’s undefeated* against them, and seeks to rebound from a horrible defensive showing at Indiana.  So, yeah- our soundtrack is something that should be harped on, even if it seems a little paranoid. Buckeye 411 Think Pink- Well, I guess this is a thing now, as this […]

Silver Bullet Points Hears The Whispers

Buckeye 411 Shower Ends Sweat- This “Duh!” headline actually points to an interesting story Tuesday about why former Buckeye Andrew Sweat chose to end his bid at a professional career. According to the Dispatch, Sweat slipped in the shower the morning that mini-camp was to start and experienced concussive-like symptoms similar to what he wrestled […]

Pregame Glance: Minnesota

Having survived a scare from Purdue, the Buckeyes couldn’t enjoy the same fate against the Spartans. MSU came in with the ultimate game plan against Jared Sullinger and shut down the Buckeyes star in route to a 10 point victory and holding them to 26% shooting from the floor. The Bucks have to regroupe and […]

Ohio State overpowers Minnesota 82-69 and moves to 24-0

The Ohio State basketball team traveled to the Twin Cities on Sunday to play the Golden Gophers of Minnesota in another matchup of ranked teams in the Big Ten this year.  Despite some sloppy play at times, the Buckeyes earned a solid 82-69 victory,  taking their record to 24-0 on the season.  The win serves […]