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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...

First half, second half. Up, down. The roller coaster ride continued for the basketball Buckeyes and once again it was a tale of two halves for Ohio State, this time coming against Rutgers in Value City Arena on Wednesday night, putting together a second half where they outscored the...

A devastating night on defense and from the free throw line led the Buckeyes to their first unranked, non-conference loss since 2008, falling to UT-Arlington 73-68. The Mavericks scored first in the game, giving Ohio State their first ever deficit of the season, but there wasn’t initially cause for...

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After a two game losing streak on their Michigan road trip, the Buckeyes returned home and put the losses behind them, beating Nebraska 81-57. Ohio State started the game with high energy, something that they have struggled to do consistently this season. But there was no struggling today, as...

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Earlier this season, Ohio State Sophomore Marc Loving was suspended from the team for an undisclosed violation of team rules. The original press release from the University said that Loving had, “Lost the privilege to wear the scarlet and gray.” Now, multiple sources involved with and close to the...

In their first meeting as conference opponents, Ohio State upset No. 16 Maryland 80-56. The Buckeyes defense was locked onto the Terrapins all night, holding them to just 30.5% for the night. OSU was also able to come away with 51 rebounds, a high for the season by a...

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While most fans minds were still on the football team and the recent national title, the Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s Basketball team beat Michigan Tuesday by a final score of 71-52. It was a dominating performance for an OSU team in need of conference victories. After falling to Indiana...

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After a demoralizing loss to the University of North Carolina, Ohio State bounced back by obliterating the Miami University Redhawks 93-55. Kam Williams was the leading scorer for the Buckeyes with 18 points, 14 of which came in the second half. D’Angelo Russell had another standout game with 15...

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference announced today an extensive agreement with Madison Square Garden to feature the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in New York City for the first time in 2018, along with men’s basketball and hockey doubleheaders hosted by the legendary arena from 2016 through...

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Ohio State was thankful for Campbell’s defense on Thanksgiving eve, running away from the Fighting Camels 91-64. Freshman D’Angelo Russell led the team with 22 points and seven assists, and Marc Loving had a career night with 18 points. Even though they won by a wide margin, the game...

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The Ohio State Buckeyes opened up the regular season with a resounding victory over the UMass-Lowell River Hawks. Five different players hit double digits for the Buckeyes in the 92-55 victory, including three new faces on the squad. Freshman D’Angelo Russell led the team with 16 points, and also...

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