Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast Big Ten West Discussion

Shannon Sommers and Chip Minnich are joined by Brett Ciancia of Pick Six Previews to discuss the Big Ten West. They start off talking about Purdue Boilermakers and Darrell Hazell’s future in West Lafayette. Moving onto the Illinois Fighting Illinois. They talk about if new head coach Lovie Smith can get them back into a bowl […]

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 […]

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 18:  Purdue Pete, the mascot of the Purdue Boilermakers performs against the Kansas Jayhawks during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 18, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MBB Pregame Glance: Purdue Boilermakers

The Ohio State Buckeyes (20-8, 9-6) return home to play the Purdue Boilermakers (19-9, 11-4) Sunday evening. The Boilermakers are currently in 2nd place in the Conference while the Buckeyes sit in 5th place. The Buckeyes look to get February behind them, as they treaded water with a 3-3 record, while Purdue was 5-1 during […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - DECEMBER 31: Ronnie Johnson #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers prepares to pass off the ball as Amir Williams #23 of the Ohio State Buckeyes defends at Mackey Arena on December 31, 2013 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Ohio State defeated Purdue 78-69. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

MBB: Boilermakers Block Buckeyes, 60-58

The #20 Buckeyes entered Mackey Arena on a three game winning streak. So did the host Boilermakers. Purdue extended their streak to 4 games with a tightly contested 60-58 win over short-handed Ohio State. Ohio State now sits at 17-6, 6-4 and Purdue is 15-8, 7-3. This game was going to be a challenge with […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - JANUARY 09:  A general view of the Iowa Hawkeyes playing offense in the second half against the Purdue Boilermakers at Mackey Arena on January 9, 2011 in West Lafayette, Indiana.  (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

MBB Pregame Glance: Purdue

Ohio State Buckeyes @ Purdue Boilermakers — Mackey Arena Wednesday 6:30 PM ET Fresh off a three game winning streak, and a new arcade game in the players lounge, the Ohio State Buckeyes head to one of the toughest arenas in the country — The Mackey — to take on a pesky and talented Purdue Boilermakers squad.   Stats compliments […]

MBB B1G Tourney: Ohio State edges Purdue, 63-61

The Buckeyes kicked off the defense of their 2013 Big Ten Tournament Championship by playing Purdue this afternoon. The winner (5th seed Ohio State/12th seed Purdue) plays 4th seeded Nebraska to morrow afternoon. Well, OSU got past the first hurdle by beating a very tenacious Purdue team, 63-61. Ohio State held a narrow half-time margin […]

WBB: Boilers Hammer Buckeyes 74-58

Ohio State braved inclimate weather to travel to West Lafayette to grab a win and sweep the season series with Purdue. In their win, Ohio State shot 56% from the field, 64% from 3-point range. In OSU’s win against Purdue on January 2nd, in addition to a scorching offense, they kept the turnovers fairly close, committing […]

Pregame Glance WBB: Purdue Boilermakers

The Ohio State Buckeyes (10-6) are currently on a three-game winning streak, hopefully building momentum entering Big Ten Conference play. A good thing, too, since OSU hosts the #17 Purdue Boilermakers (10-2) who are currently on a five-game winning streak. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 PM EST on Thursday January 2nd in Columbus. Here’s their […]

MBB: Ohio State downs Purdue 78-69

The Buckeyes traveled to West Lafayette, IN to wrap up 2013 and kick off the B1G Conference play. Mackey Arena provides a great college basketball venue, and both teams responded, with Ohio State coming out with a 78-69 win. Several players had excellent performances today. Ohio State had LaQuinton Ross’ career high 25 points and […]

What Do You Want to See on Saturday? Purdue

Let’s take a look at our expert’s wishes as the Bucks travel to Purdue: Joseph Another Statement Win – Big plays, Big Stops on defense, and a performance that keeps the Buckeye in the National Championship talks. Boiled Up – I want to see two straight weeks of freshman quarterback frustration. How about 2 early […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 23

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 23, an Ohio State victory over Purdue on October 6th, 2007, 23-7. 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 undefeated Buckeyes rolled into West Lafayette against the also […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 30

In today’s edition of Kickoff Countdown we celebrate the number 30, the combined score of Ohio State’s win over Purdue 23-7 on October 6th, 2007.   Despite throwing three interceptions, Todd Boeckman tossed two 1st quarter TD’s (Small, Hartline) in a decent, other than INT’s, performance.   The defense played very well, holding the Boilermakers […]

Pregame Glance: B1G Tourney Quarterfinals vs. Purdue

The Buckeyes get their March Madness on tonight, as a top seed in the Big dance might just “boil down” to tonight’s key match-up with Purdue at 9 PM ET on Big Ten Network. Paul Keels and Ron Stokes will have the call on the Ohio State Radio Network, as well as online. What’s in […]

2011 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Western Michigan -vs.- Purdue

There is nothing more prestigious than being invited to play and watching the Pizza Pizza Bowl on the day after the day after Christmas. Every single year, we struggle with letting go of Pepperoni Perfection. Especially when it involves some MACtion and a barely eligible bowl team that left a sour taste in Ohio State […]

Are you not Entertained? Purdue

Of course you’re not. That was simply one of the worst experiences imaginable. Lets get this over with. Joe L. Improvements in the passing game. There were some promising parts to the passing game. Miller missed a couple open shots down field in the 3rd quarter (most likely because his passes drifted due to the […]