Buckeyes Overcome Slow Start, Rout Penguins - In a tale of two halves, the 15th ranked Ohio State basketball Buckeyes took over in the second half, coming from behind to defeat Youngstown State 75-56.  The Buckeyes overcame their worst half of basketball of the season and rode the back of sophomore center Kaleb Wesson, whose career high 31 points led Ohio State to their 10th win, improving
Bucks Battle Bison For 73-71 Win - The Buckeyes overcame a 24-4 run by Bucknell midway through the game, and held on at the end for a hard fought 73-71 win.  A career high 22 points for Kaleb Wesson, including 9-10 from the charity stripe led the way as Ohio State is now 9-1 (2-0) on the season. Wesson also pulled down 10 rebounds to complete his
Buckeyes Move to 2-0 in Conference Play - Ohio State started the Big Ten season the same way they did a year ago, winning their second straight December conference game, defeating Illinois in the United Center in Chicago, 77-67 to move to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Ten play.  In a choppy game that saw 48 fouls called, the Buckeyes overcame a sloppy start to come from
Buckeyes Open Big Ten Slate with a Win - The 16th ranked Ohio State Basketball Buckeyes opened the Big Ten Season with a 79-59 convincing victory over visiting Minnesota.  In their lone meeting of the season, it was all Buckeyes from start to finish as the Gophers struggled against the defensive pressure and energy on the perimeter of the Buckeyes.  The Buckeyes were the aggressor from the outset dictating
#16 Ohio State Drops Their First Game of the Season to Syracuse - On a night when the all-time winningest coach in Ohio State history, Thad Matta was honored with a banner in the rafters of the Schottenstein Center, the 16th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes did their best to honor the former coach, but fell short, dropping their first game of the season to the visiting Syracuse Orange 72-62 to drop to 6-1.
Buckeyes Cruise Past Vikings - Before an announced sellout in historic St. John Arena, the 23rd ranked Ohio State basketball Buckeyes rolled to a 89-62 win over visiting Cleveland State to move to 6-0 on the season.  The Buckeyes struggled shooting the ball early, but found their stroke in the second half as they shot 53.1% from the field for the game, holding the Vikings
Buckeyes Grind Out a Win Over Samford - The #23 ranked Ohio State basketball Buckeyes struggled shooting the basketball, but came away with a win, defeating Samford 68-50 to move to 5-0 on the season.  It was a test for the young Buckeyes, but utilizing a lockdown defensive effort in the second half, they were able to put away the Bulldogs for their 5th straight victory.  From a
Buckeyes Cruise Past South Carolina State - Ohio State utilized shut down defense and hot shooting to blow out a close game early to cruise past South Carolina State 89-61 to move to 4-0 on the young season.  The Bulldogs hung around early, trailing just 8-6 at the first media timeout.  But, Ohio State responded with a 16-3 run and never looked back jumping out to a
Strong Finish Provides Another Road Win For Buckeyes - Ohio State used a 13-0 run to finish the game and earn a 69-60 win over Creighton. CJ Jackson came into the night averaging 19 points a game but was held scoreless most of the evening. Yet with 2:06 remaining, he made his first basket to give the Buckeyes a 62-60 lead, an advantage they never relinquished. The victory moves
Ohio State Uses Big Second Half to Blast Fort Wayne - Ohio State started slow, but turned it on early in the second half to blow out the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons, 107-61 to move to 2-0 on the young season.  Utilizing stifling defense and hot shooting in the second half, the Buckeyes pulled away from a talented Mastodon team, picked to finish second in the Summit League Conference, and win
Buckeyes Bounce the Bearcats in Cincinnati - The Ohio State men’s basketball team came into the season looking to replace a large portion of their scoring from a year ago and had many questions.  Some of those questions were answered, at least for a night, in a 64-56 road victory over Cincinnati in the season opener for both teams.  There was a lot of hype surrounding this basketball game,
Potter Transfers From OSU - Ohio State Basketball has announced today that 6’9″ junior forward has decided to transfer from the program.  Chris Holtman released a statement, “We appreciate Micah’s contributions to our program and wish him the very best moving forward”.  Potter averaged just over 4 points per game last season to go along with 3 rebounds.  The loss will affect the depth in
Buckeyes Roll in Exhibition Opener - The 2018-19 Ohio State men’s basketball team made their public debut on Thursday night and rolled to an 81-63 victory over division II North Carolina Pembroke. The Buckeyes got off to a fast start, jumping out to a 9-0 lead, led by Luther Muhammad’s quick 5.  By the under 8 timeout, the Buckeyes would lead 28-12, thanks to a trio of
Buckeyes Look To Build on Surprising 2017-18 Campaign - The 2018-’19 version of the Ohio State basketball Buckeyes will look a bit different after the loss of 4 impact seniors, most notably Keita Bates-Diop, who now suits them up for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves.  Coach Chris Holtmann will also have to replace the heart and soul of the program the last 4 years in Jae’Sean Tate, sharp shooter Kam
Buckeye Basketball Lands 4-Star Recruit - Ohio State is already working on one of the best recruiting classes in the country and it just got even better. Coach Chris Holtmann and the Buckeyes just got a commitment from four-star forward EJ Liddell today — giving the program its third verbal commitment for the class of 2019, joining  Alonzo Gaffney, who committed in April and DJ Carton, who committed