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By Craig Merz Ohio State’s Tayler Hill won the battle of the top scorers in the Big Ten but an improbable shot by Minnesota’s Rachel Banham in the final moment provided the Gophers with a 57-56 victory Thursday in Value City Arena. The Buckeyes (14-12, 4-9) almost pulled of...

By Craig Merz Buoyed by the return from injury of senior guard Amber Stokes after missing four games and the continued excellent play of Tayler Hill, the Ohio State women gave No. 8 Penn State  a scare but a nine-point halftime lead wasn”t enough as the Lady Lions roared...

There are defining moments in every college basketball season. No. 15 Ohio State finally had one Sunday afternoon in knocking off No. 2 Michigan 56-53 in front of 18,809 in Value City Arena. The Buckeyes (13-3, 3-1) built a 21-point first-half lead, let it evaporate in the second half...

By Craig Merz A bunch of streaks ended in the Ohio State women’s basketball team’s foul-filled 79-73 defeat to Illinois on Sunday but those marks were secondary to possibly an even bigger loss because of a knee injury suffered by starting senior guard Amber Stokes. She was injured just...

Ohio State battled a slow start then cruised past Chicago State, 87-44, Saturday in Value City Arena in the Buckeyes’ final tune-up before conference play begins this week. The No.10-ranked Buckeyes host Nebraska to open Big Ten Conference play on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. “You are going into 18...

PITTSBURGH – The Ohio State Buckeyes had a few scary moments in Saturday’s contest against the Gonzaga Bulldogs yet the Buckeyes persevered over the Bulldogs 73-66 in the third round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Ohio State advances to the Sweet 16 three straight years for the first...

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PITTSBURGH – The Ohio State Buckeyes faced their “wake-up” call Thursday evening against the Loyola Greyhounds in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Earlier in the evening, the Gonzaga Bulldogs easily downed the West Virginia Mountaineers. Ohio State and Gonzaga battle at 2:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon...

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