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Ohio State guard Duane Washington shoots over Michigan guard Eli Brooks during their regular season game on Feb. 21. Washington led all players with 30 points in the Buckeyes’ 92-87 loss. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Ohio State men’s basketball player Duane Washington has decided he’s going to...

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....

Ohio State’s bench throws up their “threes” during the second half of their game against Michigan in Columbus on Feb. 21. Michigan won, 92-87. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Phase three of No. 9 Ohio State’s revenge tour is now complete after a thrilling 68-67 win over 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...

Michigan guard Isaiah Livers (2) shoots over OSU forward Zed Key (23) while Hunter Dickinson (left, No. 1), Kyle Young (bottom, No. 25), C.J. Walker (bottom-right No. 13) and Duane Washington (right, No. 4) look on. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   As if this game needed any extra...

Ohio State’s Justice Sueing (middle) fights for a rebound over Indiana’s Rob Phinisee (right) and Race Thompson (lower middle) as Trayce Jackson-Davis (left) looks on. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Six in a row and nine out of their last 10. That’s the current win streak the No....

The Buckeye bench erupts in celebration late in the second half of their 79-62 win over Michigan State on Jan. 31. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   There is no doubt that the Ohio State men’s basketball team is on fire right now. Of course, there are No. 1...

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...

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...

The Ohio State bench erupts in celebration late in the second half during their game against Penn State on Dec. 7. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Is the Ohio State men’s basketball team the real deal? After pulverizing a one-loss Penn State squad 106-74 at home this past...

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 C.J. Walker attempts a lay-in during the second half against Kent State. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   In what was a physical, knee knocker of a game all night long between two undefeated teams, in the end it was the No. 10 Ohio State men’s basketball...

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...