Buckeyes, Headlines

Buckeyes check in at No. 22 in latest AP Poll

For the first time since Week 17 of the 2014-15 season, the basketball Buckeyes are ranked in the AP Top 25. Ohio State comes in at No. 22 following a 15-4 start to their season, including a perfect 6-0 record in the Big Ten. Not bad for a team that was projected to finish 11th (out of 14 teams) in the conference this season by Big Ten media members.

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Ohio State’s Joey Lane is the type of player every coach wants

No matter what sport, every player has his own role; a role that they can succeed in and help the team, whether they are the star or the last player on the bench. Joey Lane’s role isn’t to fill up the stat sheet, the former walk-on knows that he isn’t on the team to provide something that people will see in the box score or in see in a game recap. To the average fan, a player like Lane may seem pointless in terms of the team’s success. But that’s far from true for the junior guard.

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Buckeyes’ Keita Bates-Diop snubbed for midseason Wooden Award Top 25 list

The Ohio State Buckeyes have shocked the college basketball world so far this season and forward Keita Bates-Diop has been one of the main reasons the Buckeyes have played so well. Although he leads the Big Ten in scoring, Bates-Diop was left off the midseason Wooden Award Top 25 watch list on Monday.

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Ohio State in Top 4 of each way-too-early college football rankings

The college football season just ended, but it’s never too early to talk about next fall. In the earliest way-too-early rankings, media members don’t seem to care that the Ohio State Buckeyes will have a brand new starting quarterback and have to retool at a number of both skill positions and along the line. They even seem to think that the scarlet and gray will be one of the best teams in the country heading into 2018.

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Buckeyes snubbed from AP Top 25 despite upset win over Michigan State

Projected by many to be one of the worst teams in the Big Ten this season, the Ohio State Buckeyes have already turned plenty of heads through 17 games this season. Despite their perfect 4-0 Big Ten record, the scarlet and gray weren’t ranked on the latest AP Top 25 following their upset over previously No. 1 Michigan State.

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Washington State DC Alex Grinch joins Ohio State as 10th assistant

A native of Grove City, Ohio and three-time national champion as a player at Mount Union, Alex Grinch returns home and will join the Ohio State coaching staff as the team’s 10th assistant. One of the most respected young, up-and-coming defensive minds in college football will presumably become the co-defensive coordinator.

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Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop is the real deal

With Ohio State’s stunning upset over No. 1 Michigan State, the Buckeyes not only seem to be back on the map, but Keita Bates-Diop seems to be the real deal, too. So far this season, the forward is leading the scarlet and gray to a 4-0 record in the Big Ten (13-4 overall) and has made plenty of people ask if the Buckeyes have a shot at not only a berth in the NCAA Tournament, but a shot at the conference title as well.

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Ohio State upsets Michigan State, 80-64, to stun the top-ranked Spartans

Seven months into the Chris Holtmann era, the Ohio State Buckeyes secured their first signature win of the season, upsetting No. 1-ranked Michigan State, 80-64, Sunday afternoon in Columbus. Now 4-0 in the Big Ten, the Buckeyes may have put college basketball and the rest of the conference on notice following their stunning win over the top-ranked team in the country.

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Ohio State’s Denzel Ward sat out the Cotton Bowl, and that’s OK

When the Ohio State Buckeyes beat the USC Trojans in the Cotton Bowl last Friday night, the scarlet and gray were without Denzel Ward. Ohio State’s top cornerback decided to sit out the game in order to guarantee his health and get ready to make millions of dollars in April. Expected to be a first-round pick, it’s Ok that Ward decided to watch his final collegiate game fro the sidelines.

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The Case for More All-Ohio Basketball

What would it take to give Ohio a Buckeye Classic? WFNY’s Corey Barnes examines.

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Buckeyes Roundball Roundup: Bucks Beat Miami (Ohio) to close out non-conference schedule

With just one game last week due to the holidays, the Ohio State Buckeyes took down Miami (Ohio), 72-59, to close out their non-conference schedule. Now, Big Ten season lies ahead.

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Ohio State’s defense dominates in 24-7 win over USC

In one of the most anticipated non-Playoff games of the bowl season, the Ohio State Buckeyes defense dominated, leading the scarlet and gray to a 24-7 win over the USC Trojans. The low-scoring game included a scoreless second half.

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Know Your Opponent: USC Trojans

Welcome back to Know Your Opponent, where WFNY dons the Kevlar-reinforced tights and utility belt of a dark knight detective and punches the evildoers of Buckeyes fans’ opponent ignorance square in the kisser, leaving their illiteracy villains tied up on the front steps of the local police precinct for collection by the knowledge authorities. There’s

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Buckeyes, NFL Draft

Top draft prospects in 2017 Cotton Bowl between Ohio State and USC

Here’s a look at the top NFL Draft prospects from both USC and Ohio State as the teams get set to line up for Friday Night’s Cotton Bowl.

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This One’s for All the Cotton: Ohio State – USC Preview

The Ohio State Buckeyes take on the USC Trojans in the Cotton Bowl. Here is what you need to know.

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Buckeyes, Podcast

Let’s go bowling! New Year’s Six college football preview – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 102

For the third straight year, Mark Podolski, sports editor of The News-Herald, joins Tom and Travis for a marathon rundown of college football’s New Year’s Six bowl games.

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Ohio State releases trailer for Cotton Bowl matchup against USC

Somehow, it’s only been three-and-a-half weeks since the Ohio State Buckeyes last took the field. Although they didn’t make the Playoff, the scarlet and gray still have plenty to prove and play for in the Cotton Bowl against USC.

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Buckeyes Roundball Roundup: An easy win and a loss to angry UNC team

In Chris Holtmann’s first year, the season will be filled with plenty of ups and downs. This past week was a perfect example.

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Five former Ohio State Buckeyes named to 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

The Ohio State Buckeyes have been quite successful on the football field ever since Urban Meyer become the head coach, and that success seems to have continued into the NFL as well. With five selections in the 2018 Pro Bowl, the Buckeyes lead the way, with Alabama and Georgia (four each) right behind them.

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Buckeyes Roundball Roundup: Ohio State beats Appalachian State

Student-athletes are actually students after all, too. Due to Finals week, the Ohio State Buckeyes didn’t have a game during the week, which therefore meant that they only had one game last week. The Buckeyes took down Appalachian State, 80-67, Saturday night in their lone game this past week.

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