Buckeyes, Musketeers, Bearcats, Bobcats: Ohio basketball bonanza

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When it comes to college basketball, the state of Ohio is the anti-Illinois. There may be no Midwest swing in the region’s most populous state this year (the Land of Lincoln) but there’s plenty in the Buckeye state.

The birthplace of aviation has seen their teams soar in the NCAA Tournament this year, as they went 8-0 on the first weekend. They comprise one fourth of the sweet sixteen: the Ohio Bobcats, Cincinnati Bearcats, Xavier Musketeers and Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Ohio State Buckeyes’ Jon Diebler: The Next Kyle Korver?

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Say the name threebler in Ohio and just about anyone would point you to Jon Diebler.  The former Ohio State guard holds a plethora of Buckeyes’ 3-pt scoring records including the all-time OSU record for 3-pointers made and the single season record for baskets from behind the arc.

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Ohio State Buckeyes Football Schedule: Primetime Games Announced

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The Big Ten recently completed its primetime college football selection process that decides which of its teams will play on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2  in an 8 p.m. slot.  Ohio State got the nod to compete under the lights for three games in the upcoming season, according to a press release from the university.

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Terrelle Pryor is on the spot now

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By Paul M. Banks

Remember when Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was being recruited? As far as high school players go, his hype was bigger than Jesus, Jimmy Clausen, and Tim Couch combined. (This analogy is contingent on Jesus’ having played college football, and I’m assuming that’s true because he’s a part of Notre Dame’s wall of fame.)

Entering his junior season, Pryor hasn’t quite lived up to expectations.

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