#5 Ohio State v.s. #12 South Dakota State
West Region - Boise, ID
Thursday (3/15) 4:00p EST, TNT
Since 1985, only four times has a 12-seed failed to upset a 5-seed in the first round of the tournament. That means over this 32 year span, at least one 5-seed gets upset 87% of
We are officially half-way through the 2017-18 College Basketball season and what a wild ride it has been! 16 different teams have been ranked in the Top 5 this season and we have seen the #1 team in the country go down 3 times this season, all to unranked opponents
Postgame: Butler battles back to defeat Ohio State 67-66 in overtime
In a ‘revenge game’ for Butler against former head coach Chris Holtmann, Butler’s offense continued to struggle. But a clutch three from Kamar Baldwin to send the game into overtime with less than 10 seconds left, and a clutch layup
Preview: Butler Bulldogs vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Sunday, November 26 at 3:30 ET
Butler found their way to the consolation side of their PK80 bracket after a tough loss to Texas and a close win against Portland State on Black Friday. Now they will go up against Ohio State and a familiar
This morning it was announced that beloved Butler coach Chris Holtmann would be taking the open head coaching job at Ohio State, succeeding another former Butler player and coach Thad Matta for the Buckeyes.
Holtmann was not the original target for the head coaching spot. Ohio State initially went after another
In a surprising twist to the college basketball off season, Thad Matta has been relieved of his duties as the Ohio State head coach. Matta was the coach of the Buckeyes for 13 seasons and finished with 337 wins. Matta struggled in the past few seasons as many young players
Mr. Illinois Basketball winner Mark Smith is set to announce his college decision on
Wednesday at 6:00 P.M. CT at Edwardsville High School. The 6-foot- 5 senior combo guard
averaged 21.9 points, 8.4 assists, and 8.2 rebounds per game in his senior season at Edwardsville.
As a standout baseball player as well, Smith
Every year, the ACC is put up against the Big Ten for bragging rights as the better basketball conference. Although the ACC had dominated prior to the Big Ten's first win in 2009 (after 10 ACC wins to start the Challenge), the Big Ten has now either tied or won
We polled all of our student writers to predict the standings in the Big-Ten this year. Last year our standings were very close and we hope for the same this year. Check out where your favorite team checked in below.
Our first conference preview podcast will discuss the Big Ten from top to bottom including our predictions for Coach and Player of the Year! Zach Beeler, Sean Bock, and Ryan Dahlkamp join host Brad Kreppel to give great analysis and insight into everything Big Ten.
Derek Funderbunk - PF from Lakewood, OH
The 6’9”, 210 lbs. Four star recruit from Lakewood, Ohio was ranked the fifth best overall player in the state of Ohio for the class of 2016 by ESPN 100. Derek will most likely play a stretch forward position in college, due to his
Ohio State basketball in the past few years have not been competing at the level that most Buckeye fans are used to after witnessing stars such as Greg Oden, Jared Sullinger, and Evan Turner play in the Schottenstein Center for several years. Last year was a year that most dedicated
Ohio State has always been an exciting team to watch on the football field, but that hasn’t always been the case with its counterpart basketball team. Ever since the days of energetic Aaron Craft were over, we have not been a consistently great basketball team. Other than a few good