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Buckeyes Battle Bobcats to 79-69 Victory

The Ohio Bobcats took the short journey to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes for the first time in 19 years. While the previous meeting had gone to the boys in Green, this one went the other way with the Buckeyes taking the 79-69 victory in a battle that was tight most of the way. […]

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 Preview: Shannon Scott

After serving primarily subbing for Aaron Craft his freshman year, Scott’s court time doubled as he received additional court time alongside Craft. He’s a versatile and talented point-guard who has reportedly turned on the lights and become extremely aggressive defensively. His experience and defensive prowess should serve him well as a player that can fit […]

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: Tournament Time

Basketball’s regular season is in the books. It’s officially time to get serious: Its tournament time. It’s also Wednesday night and you know what that means… Let’s rumble! Hoops on Hoops The Buckeyes finished the regular season Sunday with a 13 point home win over Illinois. They finish with a record of 23-7, good for […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Bloomington Shocker

A big time showdown with the Indiana Hoosiers on the hardwood. Spring practice has started on the astro-grass. The weather must be warming up (soon?) in Columbus, Ohio. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! Upset in B-Town With the conference tournament and eventually the NCAA tournament still on the horizon, it can be tough to put a […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Catfish Taste Terrible

The Buckeye hoops team dropped a tough one in East Lansing. Recruiting rankings were released and the Buckeyes are on a roll. My girlfriend is hotter than Kate Upton. Yeah, so what if we’ve only met on the internet?! What’s the worst that can happen? Let’s rumble! The Rivals top 100 On Monday, the newest […]

Pregame Glance: Chicago State

After a demoralizing loss to the Kansas Jayhawks (again) on the Saturday before Christmas, the Buckeyes get one final tune-up before diving into conference play. Obviously there is still a lot of work for this team to do this year in order to reach their potential. There’s also the small matter of a Christmas wish […]

Pregame Glance – Kansas Jayhawks

There is simply no amount of Listerine that can wash out the bad taste left in those returning players mouths having endured two losses to Kansas last season; one on December 10, 2011 (78-67) and one at the Final Four in New Orleans on March 31, 2012 (64-62). They will just have to take care of their […]

Bucks Nearly Caught Napping, Defeat Eagles 65-55

The Winthrop Eagles arrived in Columbus ready to give the Buckeyes more than they wanted, and despite the 65-55 final score they certainly succeeded. The Eagles took advantage of a seriously hot-handed shooting night from beyond the arc, hitting 38.5% of their three point attempts to keep the game close most of the way through. […]

Pregame Glance – Winthrop

The Buckeyes take on 4-4 Winthrop University from the Big South conference in their next match-up and are on a roll since losing to Duke. The Eagles are on a little roll themselves having dispatched the other “Ohio” team as our least favorite buffoon from up north likes to say. The Eagles beat the Bobcats […]

Pre-Game Glance – Rhode Island

The #4 Buckeyes are playing in the Naismith HOF Tip-off this weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Coming off a fresh beating of Albany University, they square-off against a Rhode Island team that is 0-2 and facing an uphill climb in the Atlantic Ten this season. The Buckeyes spread the wealth very well […]

Pregame Glance – Walsh University

The pre-season #4 team in the country gets things started off with a scrimmage of sorts against the Cavaliers of Walsh University from North Canton, Ohio. Still competing in the NAIA in basketball, they will be making the switch to NCAA D2 for the 2013-14 season. Led by former player Jeff Young in his 10th […]

2012 Basketball Preview: Shannon Scott

One of last year’s new bright stars, Shannon Scott saw limited action primarily subbing in for Aaron Craft in the backcourt. He’s a versatile and talented point-guard who has reportedly turned on the lights and become extremely aggressive defensively. His experience and defensive prowess should serve him well as a player that can fit into […]

tBBC Basketball Roundtable – Preseason Wrap-up

It’s been a great season of football so far and not too surprisingly basketball has snuck up on us. We have done our best to try and get everybody’s input on the upcoming season from around the blogosphere including a nice two-parter with people from around the B1G that can be read here and here. […]

tBBC Basketball Roundtable

Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, it does indeed say “basketball” up there. While everyone is overloading from the celebration of Coach Meyers first game as the head coach of THE Ohio State university and a W against Miami of Ohio, we thought we’d introduce you to a Tuesday fixture of basketball with tBBC. Myself, Eric, and […]

Ohio State Advances to Final Four in Instant Classic, Outlasts Syracuse 77-70

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Syracuse Orange met in Boston this evening to decide who would represent the East Region in the Final Four. After a tight, hard-fought battle, the Buckeyes succeeded in picking up the 77-70 victory over the 1-seeded Syracuse Orange. Every single Buckeye contributed a key piece to this tough victory, but […]

Pregame Glance: Syracuse Orange

The Syracuse Orange, under Jim Boeheim since the beginning of time, have had a surprisingly difficult path to the Elite Eight this year.  The Orange have struggled against all three of their opponents (at least at times), but have managed to scrape out victories in each game, often in the last seconds. First up was […]

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