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  • Michael Arace | Thad Matta's odd exit from Ohio State surprised his former players July 21, 2017
    As someone who respects Thad Matta as a flat-out winner who ran a college basketball program that never ran afoul of the NCAA, and who seemed to have his values in the right order amid a racket of nefarious street agents, AAU money launderers and cutthroat recruiters, I must say there remains something troubling about […]
  • Ohio State men's basketball | Scoonie Penn says new role a great fit July 19, 2017
    Scoonie Penn was a pint-sized dynamo who saw basketball like a coach, comprehending on the court how puzzle pieces fit in real-time game action during two memorable seasons as an Ohio State point guard.So Penn naturally understands the various ways he can contribute to the Buckeyes in his new role as director of player development, […]
  • Ohio State basketball: Events conspired in landing St. Louis guard July 17, 2017
    Torrence Watson’s decision to commit to Ohio State was born out of the relationships he has built with Chris Holtmann and his coaching staff. But along the way, a bit of coincidence and the assistance of a program legend each played their parts, as well.A four-star 2018 prospect from Whitfield School in St. Louis, Watson […]
  • Ohio State basketball: Former Buckeyes still regret 2011 loss to Kentucky July 14, 2017
    The de facto Ohio State team playing in The Basketball Tournament that begins this weekend has more than the $2 million in prize money at stake. The tournament, opens to any player over 18, runs through Aug. 3.For most of the Scarlet & Gray roster, it’s also a chance at a measure of redemption. Included […]
  • Hoops & Scoops | Holtmann addresses job change to Butler website July 13, 2017
    Coaches leaving one school to take a job with another are seldom praised by the fan base left feeling jilted. That’s the case now with Chris Holtmann, who left Butler for Ohio State in early June.But it’s not common for that coach to take questions from disgruntled former fans. In a post on the ButlerHoops.com […]

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  • Ohio State basketball: Mitchell, Harper invited to U.S. women's camp July 11, 2017
    Ohio State guards Kelsey Mitchell and Linnae Harper are among 40 women’s college basketball players invited to the U23 national team training camp July 31-Aug. 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Basketball announced Tuesday.On Aug. 4, the 40 invitees will be narrowed to a 12-player roster for the U23 Four Nations Tournament, a round-robin tournament […]
  • Ohio State women's basketball | Ohio State to face Duke in Big Ten-ACC Challenge June 28, 2017
    Ohio State women’s basketball will face Duke in Durham, North Carolina on Thursday, Nov. 30 as part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, the Big Ten announced Wednesday.The matchup will be Ohio State’s first with Duke since the No. 3 Buckeyes lost to the No. 11 Blue Devils 83-67 on Dec. 3, 2009 in Durham.Duke is […]
  • Ohio State | Women's basketball: Kianna Holland ends playing career due to injuries June 13, 2017
    Ohio State announced Monday that guard Kianna Holland will no longer compete athletically for the Ohio State women’s basketball team due to multiple knee injuries, though her academic career at Ohio State will continue on into next year.Holland transferred from Duke in the spring semester of 2014 before suffering a torn ACL that held her […]
  • Ohio State women's basketball | Wise picks Indiana as transfer destination over Ohio State, others May 19, 2017
    Forward Brenna Wise is headed to Indiana.The former Pitt standout picked the Hoosiers on Friday from a list of five finalists that also included Ohio State, Michigan, Dayton and Villanova, her father, Stu, confirmed to The Dispatch.Wise led the Panthers with 14.3 points and 6.4 rebounds as a sophomore during the 2016-17 season before deciding […]
  • Ohio State women's basketball | Ohio State one of five possible transfer destinations for Wise April 27, 2017
    The departure of a core of seniors after next season, as well as the recent decisions of freshmen Tori McCoy and Kiara Lewis to transfer, make the 2018-19 season less certain for Ohio State women’s basketball.A strong finish to class of 2018 recruiting is vital for Ohio State’s coaching staff over the next year. Adding […]