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Thursday was a big day for former Ohio State Buckeye basketball players Kelsey Mitchell and Stephanie Mavunga. Both players found new homes as they were selected by the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. Mitchell was drafted No. 2 overall by the Fever and Mavunga’s name was called just 12 picks later....

Former Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell’s career accomplishments are lengthy. On Thursday evening the Buckeye playmaker added another achievement to her list. Mitchell collected the Dawn Staley Award. The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that...

Coming off exciting wins on Saturday afternoon, Ohio State (28-6) and Central Michigan (29-4) got together for their second-round matchup in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Fans greeting each team with a warm reception as they took the floor at historic St. John Arena for warmups on Monday night....

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball Team begin its tournament march on Saturday afternoon with a first-round matchup against George Washington University. Saturday’s game marks the 25th tournament appearance for the Lady Buckeyes and the fourth straight trip to the NCAA tournament for head coach Kevin McGuff and his squad. The...

After a commanding 88-54 win over Northwestern, the Ohio State Women’s Basketball Team learned it has clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular season title by virtue of a Maryland 71-65 loss to the Michigan Wolverines. This is Ohio State’s 16th Big Ten Championship, the most...

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team (23-6, 12-3) looked to close out its home schedule by earning a victory against the Northwestern Wildcats (10-19, 3-12). The Buckeyes have dominated the series against the Wildcats, winning 27 of the last 30 meetings. A win for Kevin McGuff and his team...

Heading into its final home game, The Ohio State Women’s Basketball sits at No. 14 in the latest NCAA rankings as they welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to Value City Arena on Wednesday evening. This is a pivotal game with possible postseason implications. With 21 days remaining until the Women’s...

When the calendar flipped to 2018, The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team continued its dominant winning streak, winning nine games in a row. However, the Scarlet & Gray came back to Earth on Jan. 16th with a loss to Michigan at home. The Buckeyes continued on a three game skid...

It’s difficult to miss Ohio State forward Makayla Waterman when she suits up for Ohio State. The junior stands at 6’2″ and has a personality to match her stature.  The redshirt junior has a great sense of humor often joking with teammates and staying loose during pregame warmups. When...

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team ending a three game losing streak against Michigan State on Saturday and looked to keep the momentum rolling against Penn State. The Buckeyes got rolling early on the strength of a 20-5 run. Penn State Head coach Coquese Washington used a timeout less than...

Following a victory over Michigan State on Saturday, Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways against Penn State  tonight. Tonight’s matchup will be the 63rd meeting all-time between Ohio State and Penn State. The Nittany Lions are just one of two Big Ten teams who lead the all-time...

Heading into Saturday afternoon’s game against Michigan State, Ohio State senior guard Kelsey Mitchell was fast approaching a Big Ten record. With an 19 point performance Saturday, she could become the top scorer (male or female)  in conference history. Throughout the game, Mitchell appeared she would eclipse the record...

On Saturday afternoon, the Ohio State Women’s Basketball team looked to reverse its recent misfortunes and halt a three game losing streak. The streak began on Jan. 16th when the Buckeyes lost to the Michigan Wolverine 84-75, and has continued with tough losses against Big Ten foes. The biggest black...

Keita Bates-Diop recorded his third double-double in as many games, leading Ohio State (3-0) through its first bit of adversity as the Buckeyes defeated Texas Southern 82-64. Bates-Diop, Jae’Sean Tate, and Micah Potter each tallied 17 points, with freshman Musa Jallow having a statement night after being inserted into...

The Ohio State men’s basketball team seems to be still be suffering from the fallout after Thad Matta’s departure. Shortly after Chris Holtmann was named as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team earlier this month, two commits for the class of 2018 decided that OSU may...

It’s the Buckeye Leafcast, b-ball style! Normally reserved for football talk, me and the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Chris Stefanick, are joined by special guest (and TTUN fan) Brandon Richey! We wax poetic on the firing of Thad Matta, whether it was justified or not and is new coach Chris...

Newly hired Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann wanted to make one thing clear during the official press conference held at the Schottenstein Center on Monday that introduced him as the new head coach: he will be putting an emphasis on getting back to recruiting the state of...

On Wednesday afternoon, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith put to rest some of the rumors that have been swirling around the latter half of this season about head coach Thad Matta’s return for next year and put his official stamp of approval on Matta coming back next year....

If the Ohio State men’s basketball season were to start today, the starting lineup would look like this: PG – JaQuan Lyle (sophomore); SG – Kam Williams (fourth-year junior); SF – Jae’Sean Tate (junior); SF – Marc Loving (senior); PF – Keita Bates-Diop (junior). Not a bad starting lineup....

If starting both halves of their second round matchup of Sunday’s National Invitation Tournament game against the No. 2 seeded Florida Gators on the wrong end of 14-2 runs was any indication that 3rd-seeded Ohio State would have serious problems in winning the game, then you would be right....

The No. 3-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes survived a scare from sixth-seeded Akron in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night and did just enough in overtime to stave off the Zips in Value City Arena, 72-63. Ohio State head coach Thad Matta said his guys...

Instead of dancing at the prom, this year’s Ohio State men’s basketball team is going to spring homecoming when they were picked as part of the 32-team field for the National Invitation Tournament. Since the modern era of the 64-team bracket, the selection committee has never shut out a...

The Big Ten Conference announced the lineup for the 2016 tournament bracket on Sunday and drawing the No. 1 seed is tenth-ranked Indiana (25-6, 15-3 Big Ten) with the second-ranked team in the country, Michigan State (26-5, 13-5), drawing the No. 2 seed. After finishing smack dab in the...

Coming into Tuesday night’s game against Michigan State, Ohio State desperately needed a win worse than ever if they wanted to beef up their resume for the NCAA Tournament. They got a solid victory one week ago against Michigan when they handled the Wolverines for virtually the entire game,...

Maybe it was the fact that Evan Turner was being honored at halftime of Ohio State’s game against Michigan on Tuesday night that helped the Buckeyes get a sorely needed win to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive. Maybe it was the magic they showed on the jumbotron that...

The last time Northwestern beat Ohio State in Columbus, Elvis was still alive and John Madden’s Oakland Raiders were fresh off of an NFL crowning win when they beat the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI. It was almost 39 years to the day when the Wildcats walked out...

Revenge is a dish best served cold. After getting embarrassed by Maryland earlier in the season when they suffered the worst loss of Thad Matta’s career, Ohio State was looking to avenge their 35-point spanking when they welcomed in the Terrapins to the Schottenstein Center on Sunday afternoon in...

It was another nail biter between Ohio State and Illinois on Thursday night but unlike the first showdown, in which the Buckeyes escaped a full-court buzzer-beating shot that would have given the Illini a one-point win in regulation, this one had to be settled in extra innings. In the...