Posts tagged "ohio state hoops"

Big 10 Hoops Media Day: Notable Quotables

Big 10 Hoops Media Day: Notable Quotables
Thursday was Big Ten basketball media day, and with it came a set of special quotes and soundbites. Sure, this day is all about college basketball message control. The Universities and SIDs trying to manipulate the information they want you to have, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t some interesting and articulate statements out there.... Read more »

Big Ten Basketball to Have a Down Year in 2011-12?

Big Ten Basketball to Have a Down Year in 2011-12?
Since 2009, we all saw this coming. Back then Big Ten basketball was dominated by a large group of sophomores that would only raise the conference profile higher to it’s peak in 2011. And we knew that once that group was gone (Kalin Lucas, Talor Battle, JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Durrell Summers, Demetri McCamey etc.)... Read more »

Pinpointing #1 Ohio State's First Loss this Season

Ohio State is still #1 and the last remaining unbeaten in college basketball. However, following their narrowest of escapes against a much less talented Northwestern team on Saturday night; it’s pretty obvious they’re not going to run the table this year. Last week we explored the chances of it actually happening; now we’ll look at... Read more »
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Northwestern ALMOST Gives #1 Ohio State their First Loss

Well, it’s going to happen sometime. Just not tonight. I’m speaking of course about the #1 team in all of college basketball, the Ohio State Buckeyes finally losing a game at some point this season. Heading to Northwestern seemed like a cakewalk for the Bucks as the Wildcats have suffered two awful losses already to... Read more »

#1 Ohio State Stays Unbeaten; Survives Illini in Champaign

To paraphrase Dean Martin’s timeless lyrics and apply them to college basketball: “Everybody loses a ballgame sometime, everybody gets defeated somehow.” And on paper, it appeared Ohio State‘s trip to Assembly Hall meant “that sometime was now.” We know that OSU is the #1 team in the Big Ten (after all, they’re #1 in nation),... Read more »

Ohio State to assume #1 Position in College Hoops Polls

The great American poet Cornell Haynes once posed this existential query: “What does it take to be #1, two is not a winner, and three nobody remembers.” In slightly more recent history, another local wordsmith named Kanye West stated “number one can’t put nothing above that. You deserve a verse from me, we’re going to... Read more »
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Jared Sullinger and the Rest of OSU's #1 Rated Freshmen

After his dominating performance at #11 Florida yesterday, there’s been a lot of buzz about Buckeyes big man frosh Jared Sullinger, not to be confused with his older brother J.J. Sullinger who also played for tOSU. And neither is to be confused with J.D. Salinger, author of “Catcher in the Rye,” although I have made... Read more »