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Buckeyes "Slam" Maryland Terapins in ACC/B1G Challenge

The number 5 Ohio State Buckeyes proved on Wednedsay night against Maryland in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge that  if there’s spark  – there’s fire. Despite battling foul trouble in the first half, the Buckeyes burned the Terps from beyond the arc, in transition, and on the defensive side of the floor to help pace a […]

Pregame MBB: Maryland Terrapins

Ohio State gets back into action after taking care of the North Florida Ospreys last Friday, 99-64. The #5 Buckeyes (5-0) host the Maryland Terrapins in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.    The Terrapins (5-2) are riding a 4-game winning streak. As an aside, the Ohio State and Maryland women’s basketball teams are also playing tonight […]

Pregame Glance:University of North Florida

  Here we are, rolling into the holidays and Ohio State hosts the University of North Florida Ospreys this Friday, with the tip-off scheduled for 5:00 PM EST. In the past week and a half, the Buckeyes have defeated the Golden Eagles, the Eagles and now face the Ospreys. This could be a bad month […]

Pregame Glance: American University

The 2013-2014 basketball season is under way and our Ohio State Buckeyes are sitting at 3-0 after riding a very good 2nd half to defeat host Marquette University. Now, the #8 Buckeyes host the American University Eagles out of the Patriot League this coming Wednesday. Saturday it was The Golden Eagles, on Wednesday it will […]

Mens BB Preview: Ohio University Bobcats

The 2013-2014 basketball season is underway.  The 1-0 Buckeyes dusted off Morgan State 89-50 in their season opener ad now host the Ohio University Bobcats Tuesday at 8:00 PM. Ohio State was powered by accurate shooting (47.7%) and dynamic rebounding (55 rebounds) in their first win of the season. Meanwhile, down the road in Athens, OH, the […]

Men's BB Preview: Morgan State Bears

The 2013-2014 basketball season is nigh upon us. Like soon; in fact this Sunday, to be exact. After “scrimmaging” the Walsh University Cavaliers (winning  93-63), the #11 Buckeyes host the Morgan State University Bears this coming Saturday with a noon tip-off at The Schott. The pre-conference schedule starts; now it gets serious.   Here’s the scoop […]

2013 Basketball Player Preview: "Slam" Thompson

Looking for the best athlete in the Big Ten? Ohio State’s Slam, I mean Sam, Thompson is that guy. He has wowed everybody in the B1G and is among the early discussions about who will lead this years Buckeye squad. Out of high school, Thompson came into Ohio State with the reputation of being a […]

Buckeye Basketball Breakdown: This Season and Next

I couldn’t believe an entire basketball season had passed us by and I hadn’t yet written a Buckeye Basketball Breakdown. It just goes to show you what the final year of a graduate studies program can do to your soul…and your free time. But those are similar really. Given how the NCAA Tournament wrapped up, […]

Tuesday Thoughts: OSU Men's Hoops Edition

    Another Tuesday, another week, another month. Grab your coffee and let’s dive in. Welcome to a special Ohio State men’s basketball edition. Now that, as far as we’re concerned, basketball season is on, it may be time for some reflection. This article is in two parts; first some commentary on the Ohio State […]

Monday Musings

Some weekend, eh? Grab your coffee and let’s get right to it. Men’s Basketball A week that started out fairly well, then crashed and burned. In the NCAA’s, they’ve managed to dust Iowa State 78-75, Arizona 73-70 and then fell flat against Wichita State 66-70.  I don’t have much to add to the fine recaps, above, however […]

Breakdownability NCAA: OSU vs Wichita State

    School: Wichita State University Location: Wichita, KS Founded: 1895 School Type: Public Student Population: 14,806 total, 11,763 undergrad Stadium: Charles Koch Arena “The Roundhouse” Seating: 10,506 Opened: 1955 Head Coach: Gregg Marshall Experience: 6th year

Wednesday Night Rumble: Smooth Criminal

The Buckeyes have advanced to their fourth straight Sweet 16 and look to continue hitting their stride in the city of angels tomorrow night against Arizona. Spring football practice has reconvened. The Big Ten has 4 of the 16 teams still vying for the Final Four. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! He’s Crafty The range of […]

NCAA Tournament Breakdownability: Ohio State vs Arizona

School: University of Arizona Location: Tucson, AZ Founded: 1885 School Type: Public Student Population: 39,236 total, 30,867 undergrad Stadium: McKale Center Seating: 14,545 Opened: 1973 Head Coach: Sean Miller Experience: 4th year

NCAA Tournament Breakdownbility: OSU vs ISU

  School: Iowa State University Location: Ames, IA Founded: 1858 School Type: Public, Land Grant Student Population: 31,040 total, 25,553 undergrad Stadium: Hilton Coliseum Seating: 14,356 Opened: 1971 Head Coach: Fred Hoiberg Experience: 3rd year  

OSU vs Iona Recap: Sam I Am

  Sam Thompson put his full game on display tonight with a 20 point/10 rebound double-double to lead OSU in a rout of their 1st round opponent Iona, 95-70. Ah, the ebbs and flows of NCAA tournament basketball. Ohio State went on a tear midway through the 1st half (from about the 17 minute mark to […]

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