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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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Headlines

Report: Former Buckeye William Buford to work out for Chicago Bulls

From Bob Baptist- Undrafted free agent William Buford had workout with Chicago Bulls this morning, per @JordanStrack. #buckeyes#buckbk — Bob Baptist (@BBaptistHoops) July 2, 2012 Buford was ranked 51st by Draft Express, but was not one of 60 players to hear their name called on draft night. Meanwhile, former teammate Jared Sullinger was introduced as

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Deshaun Thomas Announces Return to Ohio State Basketball Team

The Ohio State University formally announced today that forward Deshaun Thomas will return next year for his junior season for the men’s basketball team. Thomas, a 6-foot-7 starter, blossomed in February and March for the Buckeyes on the team’s path to the Final Four. He is expected to be a key offensive option for head

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Jayhawks End OSU’s Final Four Journey

In the first half, the Buckeyes were in complete control and the Kansas Jayhawks had no answer for their shot-making and defensive ferocity. The problem? The Buckeyes’ momentum and edge stayed in the halftime locker room as the Jayhawks came back from 13 down to pull out a 64-62 victory to advance to the Championship

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General

While We’re Waiting… Appreciating Ward, Ubaldo’s velocity and free agent WR available (Update: Phil Taylor Trolls the Air!)

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. “At 36 years of age, Cleveland Browns fans know Ward all too well. Perhaps not as well as Keith Rivers or Ed Reed or

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The Sweet Sixteen and the NBA Draft: Cuse, OSU, Marquette, and Baylor

With the Sweet 16 upon us and the end of the NBA season rapidly approaching (didn’t it seem like this season last like a month?), this will be your (and NBA scouts for that matter) last few chances to see some of the top prospects play real competition. I have never been a “workout” guy.

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Buckeyes Have A Tough, But Navigable Road

They didn’t meet expectations in the regular season or in the conference tournament. They’ve accumulated seven losses and more close calls because of a lack of offensive consistency. This team lacks an identity at times, and their depth remains an issue. When they run up against someone that can guard Jared Sullinger 1-on-1, they’ll probably

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Wisconsin Wears Out Buckeyes, Sends OSU Into Complete Meltdown

Throw expectations, conference title talk, and seeding completely out the window, because right now, the Buckeyes just need to stop the room from spinning. For the third time in the last three weekends, the Buckeyes were hit in the jaw by another Big Ten contender. This time, Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers sent the

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The Buckeyes March Forecast: Cloudy

Note before reading this…. I don’t consider last night’s thrashing of Illinois any indication of a Buckeye turnaround. The Illini are a sinking ship who are playing like they can’t wait for the season to be over.   College Basketball starts in November. The National Championship Game in New Orleans is played on April 1st.

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Buckeyes Rediscover Their Offense, Thump Illini

It was a typical Tuesday night of late for the Ohio State Buckeyes. The scarlet and gray won their third straight Tuesday night game in as many weeks, following up 87 points against Purdue at home in a three point win and 78 at Minnesota last week in a blowout with 83 last night. The

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Buckeye Basketball Brief: Bucks open up Big Ten season, dominate Northwestern

The favorite to win the Big Ten conference opened up conference play last night, and they did not disappoint. Jared Sullinger looked healthier, the three point shots were falling, and that suffocating defense returned to dismantle the 10-2, veteran-led Northwestern Wildcats. In this week’s installment, we’ll focus on what the Buckeyes can use from the

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Buckeyes’ four-man attack crushes Duke in top five matchup

So much for flying under the radar. After being overshadowed by North Carolina and Kentucky in the early part of the season, the #2 Buckeyes made a bold statement on national television against the third ranked (fourth in the Coaches’ Poll) Blue Devils at The Schott. The quartet of Jared Sullinger, William Buford, Aaron Craft, and

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Young Buckeyes top Gators and pass early season test

It wasn’t a polished performance, there were defensive lapses, offensive holes, and there wasn’t uninterrupted viewing on ESPN2, but what the third ranked Buckeyes did do last night was survive their first true early season test. The Bucks rallied after falling behind by 8 early in the first half to take a 18-point lead in

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General

While We’re Waiting…Tressel’s Reputation, Opening Day Optimism

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. Tressel’s rep plays a role? “A former chairman of the NCAA Committee on Infractions told The Plain Dealer on Friday that Tressel’s positive reputation

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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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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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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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Buckeye Hoops Report: OSU Escapes Upset Scares as Schedule Toughens

Ohio State is 23-0 and off to its best start in the Big Ten in 50 years.  They continue on their course to the NCAA tournament and first weekend protected seed at Quicken Loans Arena.  They enter the toughest portion of their schedule this weekend with a top ranked target on their back. Ohio State

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Buckeye Hoops Report: Ohio State Sends Message to Big Ten

Ohio State continued its perfect season this week dominating in conference against ranked opponents.  It was the most impressive stretch of play this season as the midway point of conference play approaches.  The No. 1 ranking has only seemed to improve their focus and play.  It’s the best basketball team in Ohio and one that

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