25 Nov 1995:  General view of a game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Michigan won the game, 31-23. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

You (Should) Know Who To Root For.. Not TTUN

Today, we welcome a guest post provided by Michael Smith. It’s an instruction manual of sorts, so pay attention… Michael, take it away! The Top 3 Reasons Why Rooting for Michigan to be Good is a Bad Idea I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard an Ohio St fan say “I only want […]


Buckeyes Feel A Draft: Some Thoughts on The NFL 2015 Draft

The NFL Draft from a few days ago? Several Buckeyes were eligible and some were drafted. Here’s what I think of what went down over the weekend. Actually Drafted Devin Smith, New York Jets, 2nd Round Devin was the first Buckeye drafted, and for good reason. In 2014, the Jets were at or near the […]

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 29:  DAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes controls the ball against the Maryland Terrapins on January 29, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

MBB Pregame Glance: Penn State

[Ed note: I’m going with same article image as the previous Pregame Glance: Penn State. It seemed to work.] On Wednesday evening, Ohio State (21-8, 10-6) visit Coach Pat Chambers and his Penn State Nittany Lions (15-14, 3-13) in the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, PA.. At 10-6, Ohio State currently sits in a […]

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 […]


Back For Seconds:Ohio State Over Oregon

I have a few additional thoughts about Ohio State’s win over Oregon in the National Championship Game. You can get a knee-jerk recap here, or a much more enjoyable recap, here. This was one of the most enjoyable performances I’ve ever seen. I’m sure that others will be along later for more insights, but let’s move […]


Ohio State MVB: 2015 Season is Underway

Welcome to tBBC’s first in a series of Men’s Volleyball (MVB) recaps that we’ll be presenting through the season. Back in November, I had a nice, informative, preseason chat with Ohio State Assistant Coach Sean Byron. Well, now the 2014-2015 season is officially underway as the #14 Buckeyes had a good start to the season, […]


Football Championship Game: Ohio State Dumps Oregon 42-20

Here we are, the 1st Championship via the CFB Playoffs. Here was #2 Oregon playing #4 Ohio State for THE championship. Did it follow the script of the last time these teams met, the 2010 Rose Bowl? We have a winner, as Ohio State overcame 4 turnovers to beat Oregon 42-20 to claim the National […]

BLOOMINGTON, IN - NOVEMBER 15: Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean talks with Yogi Ferrell #11 during the game against the Sam Houston State Bearkats at Assembly Hall on November 15, 2012 in Bloomington, Indiana. The Hoosiers won 99-45. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Pregame Glance MBB: Indiana

Ohio State Buckeyes @ Indiana Hoosiers — Assembly Hall Saturday 12:00 PM ET It’s a tale of different story lines on Saturday as the Ohio State Buckeyes take on their first true road test of the B1G season. After winning an overtime thriller against the pesky Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Buckeyes will look to take advantage of the […]


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 […]


Buckeyes, ‘Bama, And Bowl Thoughts

Well, well, well. Ohio State beat Alabama and is now playing for the National Championship against Oregon. There has been plenty of digital ink spilled after this game, so I’ll hold my comments to, not quite a minimum, but far less than I usually do. But I will compensate with some thoughts about the 2014-2015 […]


MBB: Ohio State Downs Illinois 77-61, moves to 12-3

Ohio State clanked the end to 2014 with a 71-65 loss to Iowa on Tuesday. This afternoon they had an opportunity to start 2015 in a positive fashion by hosting the Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois. And positive it was, as Ohio State beat Illinois 77-61 to move to 12-3 on the season and […]


Ohio State Edges Bama 42-35, Faces Oregon in Championship Behind Sugar Bowl Offensive MVP Ezekiel Elliott’s 230 yards and two TD’s the #4Ohio State Buckeyes edged the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide 42-35. Elliot’s 230 was the most Alabama had given up since the early 2000’s, and is a Sugar Bowl record. This was an interesting game to watch, as Ohio State played well […]


MBB: Buckeyes Ground Redhawks 93-55

In the last game before Christmas break, Ohio State hosted the MAC’s Miami (OH). The Buckeyes were pegged as 22 1/2 point favorites, and aside from an impressive Redhawk run midway through the first half, looked to meet, um, expectations. This game was to be the palate cleanser after the UNC loss. And it was […]


MBB Pregame Glance: Miami Redhawks

The  #21/#18 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-2) host a fellow Ohio university, the Miami (OH) Redhawks (3-7) of the MAC on Monday. Miami defeated Longwood last Wednesday to snap a 6 game losing streak. This is a good game for Ohio State because a) it provides a chance to cleanse the palate after a terrible 1st […]


Wednesday Night Rumble: Complete the Mission

The Game has come and gone. The regular season is over. A lot has happened and changed since August when the 2014 campaign began. A lot has changed since Saturday, November 29th. We’ll get into it. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! The Game For three quarters the 2014 rendition of The Game was eerily reminiscent of […]


tBBC Preview: Wisconsin

The #6 Buckeyes (11-1, 8-0) meet the #14 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2, 7-1) Saturday evening in Indianapolis in the Big Ten Championship game. There is a lot on the line for the Buckeyes. If Ohio State wins, they are certainly in the discussion for the Football Final Four© as determined by the CFB Selection Committee. Overview: Welcome to […]


Back For Seconds: Ohio State vs Indiana

I have a few additional thoughts about Saturday’s win over Indiana that I want to touch upon this morning. My immediate post-game recap tends to be a stream-of-consciousness game flow effort. This has a wee bit more structure. If you need a quick refresher on Saturday’s win over Indiana, you can go here. Let’s acknowledge, again […]


Ohio State Clinches B1G East, 42-27

Well, it wasn’t easy, but the Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1. 7-0) beat the Indiana Hoosiers (3-8, 0-7) to claim the B1G East title, 42-27 in a game that was much closer than the score indicated. In a game that surged back and forth, to the frustration of Ohio State fans, Ohio State scored two quick […]

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 […]

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tBBC Preview: Penn State

The #13/#12 Buckeyes (5-1, 2-0) visit the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2, 1-2) for a nationally televised Saturday evening “white out” game. Penn State is coming off an idle week, so they should at least be well rested. Overview: After beginning the season 4-0, the Nits have dropped two straight games to Northwestern followed by […]