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Forward E.J. Liddell (left) and guard Musa Jallow (right) talk during a timeout in their home game against Rutgers on Dec. 23. Liddell had 21 points while Jallow had eight in the Buckeyes’ 80-68 win. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   The last 48 hours have been a roller...

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....

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 forward E.J. Liddell dunks over Penn State’s Izaiah Brockington (right) and John Harrar (left) during the second half of their game on Jan. 27. Liddell scored 10 of the team’s last 18 points to help them mount a second half comeback win, 83-79. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus...

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....

Sometimes there is nothing like going home. The sights and sounds of being back in a familiar place almost always puts one at ease and makes what could possibly be a tough task turn into a walk in the park. That’s what it looked like for E.J. Liddell as...

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...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari talks to guards Tyrese Maxey (3) and Ashton Hagans during their game against Utah Valley on Nov. 18. Photo by ALEX SLITZ/HERALD-LEADER.COM   That probably sounds like a stupid question. Kentucky is Kentucky. A blue blood program that always puts fear in the hearts...

Minnesota guard Marcus Carr celebrates his team’s win over undefeated Ohio State after a career night. Photo by Harrison Barden/USA Today Sports.   Coming into Sunday night’s game between the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes and the lowly Minnesota Golden Gophers, 12 Big Ten games had been played in early...

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...

Forward Kyle Young scores two of his career-high 14 points in OSU’s season-opening win against Cincinnati. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   The last time the Ohio State men’s basketball team hosted the Cincinnati Bearcats, their southern brethren got the best of them, 33-17. That was to open the...

Here’s a look at the latest freshmen class (ranked No. 14) for the Ohio State men’s basketball team, taking part in their first group interview session of the year after their 95-52 win in an exhibition game against the Cedarville Yellow Jackets.

  Here’s a look at the latest freshmen class (ranked No. 14) for the Ohio State men’s basketball team, taking part in their first group interview session of the year after their 95-52 win in an exhibition game against the Cedarville Yellow Jackets.