COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 19:  Head coach Chris Collins of the Northwestern Wildcats watches as the referees attempt to sort out fouls to be assessed after a scuffle between players from the Wildcats and the Ohio State Buckeyes in the second half on February 19, 2014 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Northwestern 76-60.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

MBB Pregame Glance: Northwestern Wildcats

This Thursday, Ohio State (14-5, 3-3) hosts Northwestern (10-8, 1-4). Back on February 18, 2009, Northwestern beat Ohio State, in Evanston, 72-69. Since then, the Buckeyes have reeled off 8 consecutive wins against the Wildcats, the most recent being last year, a 76-60 Buckeye victory in Columbus on February 18th. That win moved OSU to […]

Around the Diamond: Season's End, Playoffs Next

With the softball team ending the season and unable to make the NCAA tournament, our focus shifts to the baseball team.  This was the final week of regular season action before heading into the Big Ten Tournament.  The Buckeyes played four games this week and all were at home.  On Tuesday Cincinnati came to town […]

What Do You Want To See On Saturday? Northwestern

A trip to Evanston to face the Wildcats brings us another night game and brings another week of our experts’ wishes. Joe Throw the Football – If there is a weakness on this Northwestern team, it’s on the pass defense. The Ohio State offense has to take advantage by chucking the pill and creating big […]

tBBC Game Preview: Northwestern Wildcats

Introduction The #4/3 Buckeyes (5-0, 1-0) move their Prime Time show from Columbus, OH to Evanston, IL for another 8:00 PM kickoff. The opponents, the undefeated (4-0, 0-0) #16/15 Northwestern Wildcats. Yes, another night game against another ranked B1G team. When I saw this game on the schedule, I was only mildly concerned about the […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 20

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 20, an Ohio State victory over Northwestern on September 27th, 2009, 20-0. We’re coming down the homestretch with our countdown, so I’m going to mix in some games where the days remaining will equal an Ohio State score. The 4th ranked Buckeyes won their 19th consecutive game when they […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 65

In today’s episode of tBBC’s Kickoff Countdown, we feature #65, which was the total score of Ohio State’s September 7th, 2007 beat down of Northwestern, 58-7. Not to put too fine a point on this game, but it was effectively over with 5:26 left in the 1st Quarter when Vern Gholston returned a fumble to put the […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 66

In today’s episode of tBBC’s Kickoff to Countdown series, we come to #66, celebrating Ohio State’s 45-21 win over Northwestern on October 19th, 1968. The Buckeyes had come off a so-so year in 1967 (6-3), and 1968 was the debut season of the Super-Sophomores. Ohio State entered the game 3-0, have previously beaten #1 ranked […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 79

In today’s episode of the tBBC’s Countdown to Kickoff series, we are at #79, which can only mean the point total of the November 4th, 1989 beat-down that Ohio State put on Northwestern, 52-27. Coach Cooper had the running game going in Evanston, with three Buckeyes hitting 100 yards. They were Dante Lee (157 yds, 3 TD’s), […]

Day 1 Big Ten Tourney Live Recaps

10:15 PM – Make sure to stop back tomorrow for more live coverage from Indianapolis from WVaBuckeye and Gary Russell! A preview of tomorrow’s games will be up shortly to get you ready for all four excellent matchups. Game 4 Final – #6 Purdue 78, #11 Nebraska 61 10:00 PM – Gary Russell here from […]

Pregame Glance: Northwestern

Sometimes you just have to submit to the fact that Nerds got it going on. Despite losing to it’s only two ranked opponents in non-conference play, the Wildcats enter the Big Ten season at a sizzling 10-2. In the pre-season, we took a closer look at the Wildcats with the belief that they could contend […]

2011 B1G Preview: Northwestern

Since 2000, Northwestern fans have known what to expect on the court to start the basketball season. A constant struggle in the Big Ten. A Princeton offense that had yet to fully see the proper personnel to completely flourish under head coach Bill Carmody. Finally in 2008, things started to come together. After a 17-14 […]

Bill Carmody's Defensive Genius

With the Buckeyes sitting at 22-0 and looking variably unstoppable and completely beatable from game to game, it brings a puzzle to mind: How is it that some of the best defensive minds in college basketball have yet to figure out a way to stop this offense? Ohio State is playing with a number of […]