Buckeyes, Headlines

Scarlet and Gray reach Final Four in The Basketball Tournament

The Scarlet and Gray continue to dominate The Basketball Tournament as they inch closer to a $2 million payday.

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Scarlet and Gray advance to Sweet 16 in The Basketball Tournament

The Basketball Tournament is a fun winner-take-all bracket filled with names you will recognize from the NBA and college past, and the Buckeye alumni team might just win the whole thing.

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Gene Smith still confident in Thad Matta as head coach

The Ohio State men’s basketball team had a rough season, but Gene Smith is standing behind head coach Thad Matta.

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Buckeyes earn No. 3 seed in NIT, will host No. 6 Akron Tuesday

After missing out on nabbing a NCAA Tournament bid following their blowout loss in the B1G Tournament quarterfinals Friday night against Michigan State, the Ohio State Buckeyes were selected to play in the National Invitational Tournament, better known as the NIT.

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NBA Free Agency: Cleveland Native David Lighty to try out for Cavaliers

Perhaps a year later than many fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Ohio State Buckeyes would prefer, but Cleveland native David Lighty will try out for the Wine and Gold on June 28th with hopes of providing a much-needed scoring punch from the shooting guard position. Per The Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt Boyer, the stop

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General

While We’re Waiting…Cavs Interested in Lighty, Browns Workouts, Greg Little Background

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com More Draft analysis and looking at how to rebuild this roster: “My reaction to the Cavs’ draft is confusion. Draft day started with so

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On Melvin Levett, David Lighty, and the NBA Draft

Technically speaking, after a short time at Oak Hill Academy, Melvin Levett graduated a Euclid Panther.  For the thousands of Cleveland kids who spent their summers at the Mike Moran / Clark Kellogg Basketball Camps though, Mel Levett will always be a VASJ Viking. It was there that kids like me were first introduced to

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While We’re Waiting…Tribe drops one in the Bronx, and Lighty works out for Cavs

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Another tough night for Carmona:  “Fausto Carmona was counted on to be the ace of the Indians’ rotation this season. His recent struggles have made

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Buckeyes Plaster Wisconsin to End Regular Season

Just as I expected, the Ohio State Buckeyes defeated Wisconsin 93-65.  Oh, that’s right.  I didn’t expect that at all. Granted the Buckeyes were coming into Sunday’s game with a red hot Jon Diebler after he set three point records against Penn State.  Granted the Buckeyes were playing at home and honoring their seniors in

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Jon Diebler Ruins Senior Night For Penn State

Last night, when Ohio State faced Penn State, Buckeyes long threat Jon Diebler launched an ill-advised three-pointer from somewhere near the Poconos.  As it clanged violently off the rim, you couldn’t remove the smile from his face with a crowbar.   It was Diebler’s 12th shot attempt and also his 12th three-point attempt.  It was also

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Buckeyes Coast Past Hoosiers, Re-gain #1 Rank

With Duke losing to Virginia Tech over the weekend the Buckeyes were able to gain the #1 spot in the polls again.  After storming out to a 24-0 record to start, the Buckeyes suffered a couple tough road losses against Wisconsin and Purdue.  With two regular season games remaining and a 27-2 record on the

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David Lighty Steals the Show Against Illini

David Lighty is a cagey NCAA veteran at 22-years of age. He has seemingly been in Columbus forever.   We’re talking about a guy who played with Mike Conley and Greg Oden in a losing effort against Joakim Noah and the Florida Gators.  That age and experience is certainly paying off for the Buckeyes right

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Ohio State Rebounds with Win Over Michigan State

The Ohio State men’s basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season to defeat the Michigan State Spartans 71-61 last night at Value City Arena.  It was the primetime game of the night in front of a sellout crowd, the third of the season, as Brent Musburger and Dick Vitale were in the house

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#1 Buckeyes Roll Through #20 Gophers

In a very long NCAA basketball season there will be games where a lot of luck is seemingly involved.  Such was the case when the Buckeyes outlasted Northwestern.  That was one of those games where the Buckeyes clearly had a target on their back and Northwestern was on a mission to try and prove that

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No. 1 Bucks Survive Northwestern Scare

It was frustrating and unexpected, but in the end, the Ohio State Buckeyes managed to remain undefeated with a narrow 58-57 victory over Northwestern Saturday. Two years removed from a shocking last-second loss to the Wildcats at this very same Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., the Bucks faced a slow-paced style designed to limit possibilities

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NCAA Basketball: Buckeyes Play Down to Iowa, Crush Them Anyway

Last night the Buckeyes took on a 7-10 (0-5 Big Ten) Iowa team at home in Columbus and seemed intent on playing down to their opponent.  The game wasn’t even close, because the Buckeyes have so much more talent than Iowa, but it wasn’t a performance befitting a number one team.  In the end, the

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Ohio State Holds On Against Michigan; Positioned for No. 1 with Duke Loss

While the Cavaliers struggled to avoid being doubled up this week, the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes improved to 17-0 last night with a 68-64 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena. The current undefeated record represents the Buckeyes’ best start since the 1990-91 season.  As has been the case in football this century, Ohio State has

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#2 Buckeyes Torture Home Fans, Hold Off #21 Minnesota

William Buford made the play of the game for the Buckeyes, even though Minnesota thought it was a foul.  The Buckeyes had a three point lead as the final seconds of the game were winding down and Buford challenged Austin Hollins’ three point shot which never made it anywhere near the basket.  Thus ended the

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General

While We’re Waiting… Trade Exceptions, Vizquel’s Hall of Fame Odds, 2011 Big Ten

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Forecasting what might happen with those fancy trade exceptions this season: “Most years the NBA trade season is defined by the term ‘expiring contracts.’

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Buckeyes Basketball Coverage Starting… Now

Last year after Browns season winded down, I started covering the Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team.  Now that the Browns are finished, Brendan P and I are going to cover the Buckeyes.  Additionally this year for your college basketball pleasure, TD has been covering the Cleveland State Vikings.  Provided both teams continue to play

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