Not even a slow start could stop the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes from blowing out #8 George Mason 98-66 in front of essentially a home-crowd in the 3rd Round of the NCAA Tournament. As Gus Johnson so eloquently exclaimed "Home Cookin," because Cleveland native David Lighty was brilliant with a game-high 25 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting from behind the arc. Lighty wasn't … [Read more...] about Ohio State Pounds George Mason 98-66: NCAA 3rd Round Rapid Reaction
Earlier this college basketball season, NU took the #1 (and then undefeated) Ohio State Buckeyes down to the final minute, and lost by just one in Evanston. And today the Wildcats had a lead on the #1 in both polls Buckeyes, but couldn't close the deal. A day after Northwestern senior Juice Thompson put the point in point guard (breaking the Big Ten Tournament single game … [Read more...] about #1 Ohio State Buckeyes get Serious Scare from Northwestern
The Atlanta Tipoff Club announces today the 2010-11 Naismith midseason list of the top 30 men’s basketball talent in the nation. After three months of phenomenal college basketball play, several players are distinguishing themselves as reflected in the list. The midseason 30 list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player … [Read more...] about Naimsith Award List Narrowed Down to 30
Last night, a national audience on ESPN saw the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes win their most important conference home game over the #12 Purdue Boilermakers in a game that was never even remotely close. A main reason why is freshman point guard Aaron Craft, who took home player of the game honors during the broadcast. His box score wasn't all that impressive, but it truly featured … [Read more...] about Point Guard Aaron Craft Emerging as Star for #1 Ohio St.
If you believe in the Ewing Theory, how a team can somehow get better and much more successful once their best player vacates, look no further that last year's Big Ten champion, and Big Ten Tournament Champion Ohio State Buckeyes. Somehow the additions have outweighed the subtractions. They lost (with apologies to LL Cool J, "All-World") swingman Evan Turner, the individual … [Read more...] about Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger: Top Player in the Nation?