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Ohio State guard C.J. Walker collides with Illinois guard Trent Frazier near the end of regulation in the Big Ten title game on Sunday, March 14. Photo by Michael Conroy/AP   Despite getting a career-high 32 points from Duane Washington, Jr. and a season-high 22 from Justice Sueing, No....

Illinois junior guard Ayo Dosunmu goes to the rack for two of his 19 points in their win over Ohio State on March 6. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Like a surreal dream where smoke envelopes a cloaked figure lit by a bright, background light, wading through the...

Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell gets caught in traffic while attempting a shot during their game against Michigan State on Feb. 25. Photo by Duane Burleson/AP.   Ohio State men’s basketball head coach Chris Holtmann knew that the second go-round against the Michigan State Spartans on Thursday night was...

OSU guard Duane Washington, Jr. goes to the basket for two of his 20 points in the second of half of his team’s win against Michigan. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   The Ohio State men’s basketball team did something against Michigan that they have not done in nearly...

The Ohio State men’s basketball team is on somewhat of a roll as of late. The Buckeyes (17-8, 7-7 Big Ten) made it four wins out of their last five games after notching a solid 68-52 victory against Purdue (14-12, 7-8) on Saturday afternoon in Value City Arena. Ohio...

The Ohio State bench erupts in celebration after Justin Ahrens’ third straight three-pointer in the second half of their win at home over Indiana. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   The Ohio State men’s basketball team made it two wins a row after a victory over the visiting Indiana...

OSU forward Kaleb Wesson catches a double team from Minnesota guard Marcus Carr (right) and center Daniel Oturu (rear) during the second half of their game at Value City Arena. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   In what was being called a “revenge match” for the Ohio State men’s...

Forward Kaleb Wesson hits a close jumper in the paint over Nebraska forward Yvan Ouedraogo during the second half of OSU’s win against the Cornhuskers. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   The Game Despite being without two starting guards in Duane Washington, Jr. and Luther Muhammad due to suspension,...

OSU Basketball Time to panic?

Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann gives instructions to his team during the first half of their game against Wisconsin on Jan. 3. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.    Maybe??? Possibly?? Probably not? Right now it’s tough to say, though, whether or not it is time for Buckeye Nation...

OSU freshman guard DJ Cartons blocks Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton’s Hagans’ shot during the second half. Photo by John Locher/Associated Press.   If there’s one thing the fifth-ranked Ohio State men’s basketball team has proven up to this point in this season, it’s this: they belong. The Big Ten’s...

OSU Basketball DOMINATION

OSU forward Kyle Young battles UNC forward Garrison Brooks for a rebound during the first half. Photo by Gerry Broome/AP.   It’s probably safe to say that many in Buckeye Nation knew this year’s Ohio State men’s basketball team was pretty darn good. After getting gritty wins over Cincinnati...

OSU guard Duane Washington celebrates a win against Stetson on Nov. 18. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   For most people who “watch” college basketball, the season does not begin until the second weekend in March when the NCAA Tournament starts. When the season is almost over. March Madness...

The Ohio State bench celebrates after an alley-oop from Kyle Young to D.J. Carton during the second half of their 76-51 win over Villanova. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   It did not take long for 16th-ranked Ohio State to assert their dominance over the 10th-rated Villanova Wildcats on...