1960 Natl Championship Buckeyes Honored as OSU Destroyed Minnesota

By Hans Hetrick

When the Ohio State Buckeyes cruised to their fifth straight Big Ten win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers everyone got involved. His Royal Smoothness, Evan Turner, slid through the Gopher defense for 8 assists and 19 points. William Buford, who seems destined for a nickname—I kind of like “Slinky” Buford—put up a career best 26 points, hitting 4 of 5 from beyond the arc.

The win was just icing on the cake for a great day in Buckeyeland. THE Ohio State University stopped to honor their rich basketball history at halftime, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the greatest Buckeye team to ever lace up high tops: the 1960 National Champions.

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