Ohio State’s seniors could have easily given up on their final season in Columbus, one that was supposed to be a rebuilding year following Thad Matta’s departure, but they did the complete opposite. For that, Buckeye Nation should be forever grateful.
Tied at 70, Kam Williams’ and-one three-pointer was the biggest shot of the season for Ohio State and was just what the Buckeyes needed to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
It may have been ugly at times and Ohio State took to many three-pointers, but they got the win, and that’s all that matters in March. The Buckeyes will now take on No. 4 seed Gonzaga on Saturday, a rematch from earlier in the season.
Don’t look now, but at 21-5 (12-1), the Ohio State Buckeyes are officially in first place in the Big Ten. Thanks to a Keita Bates-Diop’ tip in with 2.8 seconds left, the Buckeyes secured their biggest win of the season Wednesday night.
With one of the best offenses and defenses in the country, Purdue is dominant on both sides of the floor. Add in that they have two seven-footers and are one of the best three-point shooting teams in the country and the Boilermakers seem to be unstoppable right now. With that said, Wednesday night could be yet another reason for Ohio State to shock the college basketball world and give Purdue their first Big Ten loss of the season. The Buckeyes have a huge opportunity to add to their resume and show that they are the real deal, but it will be quite a tough one in West Lafayette.
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.
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.
In Chris Holtmann’s first year, the season will be filled with plenty of ups and downs. This past week was a perfect example.
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.
After an incredible 20-point comeback to beat Michigan and start Big Ten play 2-0, the Ohio State Buckeyes carried that momentum into the rest of the week to go a perfect 2-0 on the hardwood this past week. Their dominate win over William and Mary allowed head coach Chris Holtmann to clear his bench.
Even though it was against two opponents that Ohio State should have easily beaten, getting the first-game jitters out of the way for both the new coaching staff and seven newcomers was important for the Buckeyes. Ohio State began a perfect 2-0 during the first weekend of college basketball after beating Robert Morris and Radford.
Buckeyes split Big Ten play this past week as two of their players deal with off-court situations.
The Ohio State men’s basketball team is going through a horrid season, but they beat the Michigan Wolverines (and lost to the Maryland Terrapins).
With a chance to create some real optimism in Columbus after a win against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Ohio State Buckeyes fail in every aspect against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team is terrible. But, they did get half of their total conference victories this week.
The Ohio State Buckeyes finally won a Big Ten game. No, seriously.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team has yet to win a B1G conference game this season. Another bad week for Thad Matta’s group.
It was a rough weekend for the Buckeyes all around.
The Ohio State Buckeyes will take a 10-3 record into Big Ten play after a 2-0 week against Youngstown State and UNC-Ashville.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team almost knocked off Virginia before scuffling in a victory against Fairleigh Dickinson.