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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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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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#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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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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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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While We’re Waiting… Bob Feller, Talkin Tribe and McCoy to Start?

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. Rest in Peace, Rapid Robert- [Indians.com] — Our own Jon Steiner and Paul C. talk Tribe- “With that in mind, it’s time to explore

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OSU Advances to the 2nd Round

It ended around midnight EST but Ohio State officially advanced to the 2nd round with a comfortable win over 15 seed and Big West representative UC-Santa Barbara last night in Milwaukee.  The catalysts for the victory last night were the shooting of Jon Diebler on the offensive end and the activity of Dallas Lauderdale on

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March Madness: Ohio State Wins Share of Big Ten Title

It was a celebration last night in Columbus and the Trillion Man March was on hand to celebrate.  The Buckeyes pulled away from Illinois in the second half and built up a 16 point lead with just under a minute left.  That was just enough time for the Buckeyes to call a time out to

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OSU Beats Michigan & Continues Impressive Play as March Approaches

Ohio State finished off an impressive month of February with a home win over rival Michigan on Saturday afternoon. The Buckeyes are playing their best basketball of the season as the most important month in college basketball approaches. With a number of top 15 teams having lost already or squaring off against each other later

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Buckeyes Show No Love for Illinois on Valentine’s Day

When Jon Diebler is shooting well, the Buckeyes are pretty close to unbeatable.  With Evan Turner, William Buford and David Lighty playing an athletic style of ball diving to the hole the Buckeyes are good.  Combine that with an outside shooter that can bomb and the Buckeyes are great.  And we saw that Buckeyes team

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Buckeyes Take Care of Penn State

Jon Diebler hadn’t scored a basket so far in the game.  Diebler didn’t let that keep him from shooting a three with 1:30 left and the Buckeyes barely holding on to a 65-62 lead.  Diebler drained the three to put the Buckeyes up by six and they were able to ice the game with defense

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Buckeyes Unimpressive in Beating Iowa 65-57

The Buckeyes were down five at halftime 25-20.  Twenty points in a half?  This is the same Buckeyes team that scored 100 points in the opener.  I know it is Alcorn State and it was the opening game of the season, but still.  They scored 100 points, including 56 before halftime.  Last night in Iowa,

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Buckeyes Basketball Update

We don’t cover a lot of the Buckeyes basketball unless it relates to Club Trillion who I think we all like to an unhealthy extent.  (Tell me you didn’t laugh your head off at Mr. Rainmaker.) That doesn’t mean that we aren’t watching whenever we can, though.  The Buckeyes have had an up and down

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Ohio State Upsets Michigan State, Heads to Big Ten Finals

Wow.  After scraping past Wisconsin yesterday, not only did the Buckeyes upset the Michigan State Spartans today, but they handily defeated them.  Going in nearly a double-digit underdog, Evan Turner’s second half provided the 12-point win for the Scarlet and Gray as they head into the conference finals to play the winner of Purdue/Illinois. As

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