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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...

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...

After another fast start, the 10th-ranked Ohio State men’s basketball team dominated the Stetson Hatters for an 86-51 win on Monday night at Value City Arena. They did not shoot as well as they did against Villanova, where they shot an amazing 60 percent from the field and 45...

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...

OSU Basketball Next up: ‘Nova

The Ohio State bench reacts after guard Luther Muhammad’s three-pointer put the Buckeyes ahead 53-45 midway through the second half in their home opener last week against Cincinnati. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   After a convincing win over UMass-Lowell on Sunday afternoon precipitated by yet another slow start,...

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...

Head coach Chris Holtmann gives his team some support during their exhibition game against Cedarville on Oct. 30. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   In only the 12th time in school history, the Ohio State and Cincinnati men’s basketball teams are squaring up on the hard court once again...

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.

Freshman point guard D.J. Carton gets ready to hammer down two of his 15 points on the night during OSU’s exhibition game against Cedarville University. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   Despite a sluggish start and at one point, a questionable outcome, the Ohio State men’s basketball team did...

Guards Musa Jallow (left) and Luther Muhammad (center left), former point guard C.J. Jackson (center right) and forward Kaleb Wesson (right) all talk with assistant coach Terry Johnson before tipoff of last year’s home game versus Northwestern. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   On Monday, the Associated Press released...

Forward Kaleb Wesson gets two of his 12 points on this layup during last year’s exhibition against UNC Pembroke. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   It might be hard for anyone in Buckeye Nation to think about anything but football right now and understandably, it’s for good reason. Ohio...

OSU basketball Dials back at OSU

Former Ohio State basketball player Terence Dials. Photo credit to Alchetron.com.   It looks like another former Buckeye is coming back home. Just announced on Wednesday afternoon by Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann, he is adding former center Terrance Dials to his coaching staff. “I couldn’t be...

OSU head coach Ryan Day mans the sidelines during this year’s spring game. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Have you ever wanted to plan out your Saturday years in advance? Has there ever been an instance where your significant other tells you you’re heading to a backwoods shelter...

The bench erupts during the second half against Wisconsin on March 10. Photo by Ken Tishenkel/Columbus Wired.   It may only be the middle of August and many in Buckeye Nation are getting ready for football. However, it’s never too early to start thinking about basketball and on Monday,...

The Buckeyes gather in front of the south stands of Ohio Stadium and sing the obligatory Carmen Ohio after this year’s spring game. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Ohio State head coach Ryan Day is feeling good about his 110-man roster after the fourth day of summer practices...

OSU football QB breakdown for 2019

OSU head coach Ryan Day talks to incoming sophomore transfer quarterback Justin Fields during this year’s spring game. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   As part of Columbus Wired’s look into Ohio State’s upcoming 2019 season, our main football beat writer, Andy Evans, will be bringing you a breakdown...

Ohio State Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach Patrick Klein resigned Friday afternoon amid allegatation of NCAA violations.  In a letter to university officials Klein recognizes these actions stating, “over the course of the past two weeks it has come to my attention that some of my actions as a...

New Ohio State head coach Ryan Day leads the team out onto the field in the 2018 season opener against Oregon State when he was interim head coach. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   It’s about that time of the year. That time of the year when tons of...

Running back J.K. Dobbins gives a flex after scoring his third rushing touchdown against Nebraska last year on a 42-yard run. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   The Big Ten Media Days have officially kicked off and on Thursday, the conference released their preseason watch list with two Buckeyes...

Memorial Tournament Armour shows off Buckeye pride

Armour putts his fourth shot from the fringe on No. 17 while Tiger looks on during their third round of the Memorial Tournament. Photo by Mac Connor/Columbus Wired.   Former Ohio State golfer Ryan Armour had a daunting task ahead of him going into the third round of the...

Hill celebrates after his one-handed touchdown catch against Minnesota last year. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   K.J. Hill could have gone pro after last year if he really wanted to. He finished second on the team with 70 catches, which slid him into fourth all-time in a single...

New head coach Ryan Day (left) and former defensive coordinator Greg Schiano (right)  during the first half of last year’s season opener against Oregon State as the team’s acting head coach. Day will be leading the Scarlet and Gray as the school’s 25th head coach in this year’s spring...

Head coach Ryan Day during OSU’s Student Appreciation Day practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Saturday, March 23. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   It has only been five practices into the first season of his head coaching tenure at Ohio State. But the Scarlet and Gray’s...

True sophomore transfer Justin Fields (left) and redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin (right) warm up during OSU’s first spring practice of 2019. Photo courtesy of ohiostatebuckeyes.com.   Ryan Day had just wrapped up his first official spring practice on Wednesday morning as Ohio State’s 25th HMIC (head man in charge)...

The Buckeyes take the field in last year’s annual spring game with former coach Urban Meyer leading his “bull circle”. This season, first-year head coach Ryan Day will be leading the charge. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   The Ohio State athletics department announced the official date and time...

One game removed from its best defensive performance of the season against Rutgers, the Ohio State Buckeyes returned to Value City Arena Sunday afternoon to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. It’s the first of two meetings between the squads in eleven days. A win for either team would create...

OSU football Fields in, Smith out

New OSU transfer QB Justin Fields speaks to the media during an interview session on National Letter of Intent signing day, part 2, at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Photo by Bill Bender/Sporting News.   Two developments occurred on Friday afternoon concerning the Ohio State football team, one pretty...

With a strong start beginning to feel like a distant memory, the Ohio State Buckeyes are in the midst of adversity. The Scarlet and Gray are losers of four straight, and will be without sophomore forward Kyle Young indefinitely due to a stress fracture in his lower right leg....

The Ohio State defense and special teams huddle up before their kickoff against Tulane on Sept. 22. It was former head coach Urban Meyer’s return after a three-game suspension at the start of the 2018 season. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   On Friday, the Ohio State athletics department...

OSU players kneel before their game against Michigan on Nov. 24. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   After a zany offseason that saw the departure of several coaches and a handful of players, it’s hard to imagine that the Ohio State football team would actually buckle down and start...

The Ohio State Buckeyes returned to the court for the first time in 2019. The Scarlet and Gray welcomed legendary head coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans to Value City Arena on Saturday afternoon. Both clubs began the game afternoon slow out of the blocks. The Buckeyes...

Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich was named by Ryan Day to his staff on Wednesday. Photo by Matt Barnard/Tulsa World.   It did not take long for Ryan Day to get to work. The 39-year-old, who was appointed as Ohio State’s 25th head coach last month after Urban...

OSU football Rose Bowl preview

Who wants some?!?! Come and get your fill of two looneys talkin Ohio State football!! Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, chop up the sixth-rated, 12-1, Big Ten champion Buckeyes’ upcoming showdown with the ninth-ranked, 10-3, Pac-12 champion Washington Huskies in...

For the second year in a row, the NCAA is allowing high school football seniors to sign their official letters of intent in mid-December rather than the traditional first Wednesday in February. And on Wednesday, several recruits inked their letters showing intent on where they will be spending the...

  Hail, hail the gang’s all here! At least for one last hurrah. In this regard, though, no one is lying on their deathbed, asking their coach to go out there and win one more for them. But in this regard, it is the coach who will be getting...

OSU football Is Ryan really ready?

Newly named head coach Ryan Day takes the Buckeyes out on the field for their 2018 season opener against Oregon State. It was Day’s first game as interim head coach of Ohio State. On Tuesday, he was named OSU’s 25th head coach after current head coach Urban Meyer announced...

Soon-to-be former OSU head football coach Urban Meyer discusses his decision to retire during Tuesday’s press conference at the Fawcett Center.   After seven years as The Ohio State University’s head football coach, Urban Meyer has decided the 2018 season will be his last. In an afternoon press conference...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer celebrates after his Buckeyes beat Northwestern on Saturday night, Dec. 1, 45-24, for their third Big Ten championship since 2014. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired   Who needs three yards and a cloud of dust when you have the Rocketman out there slinging the...

It’s been a long eighteen-day layoff for the Ohio State Women’s Basketball team. The Buckeyes last played 18 days ago against the UConn Huskies on Nov. 11th. Following the trip east, the Scarlet and Gray were set to take on Sacramento State and Stanford, but Mother Nature had different...

    The ACC/Big Ten Challenge hasn’t been kind to the Ohio State Men’s Basketball team in recent years. The Scarlet and Gray are just 6-10 in 16 appearance in the competition, earning their last win on December 4th, 2013 against Maryland. This year the Buckeyes welcomed the Syracuse...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer celebrates one of his team’s defensive stops during their win over Michigan on Nov. 24. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Yesterday, the Big Ten announced their defensive award winners. Today, it was the offenses’ turn to find out who won what. And it...

Defensive end Jonathon Cooper celebrates along with teammates Malik Harrison (back, left) Tuf Borland (right) and Dre’Mont Jones (back, right) after his 3rd quarter sack on Michigan QB Shea Patterson. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   On Tuesday night, the Big Ten Network announced the conference’s media and coaches...