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Coming down the stretch, No. 6 Ohio State's biggest goal - going 12-0 - is still within reach.
Despite a bowl ban, from the very first practice Ohio State's players talked about winning as many games as possible for the seniors. When the Big Ten ruled that, despite NCAA sanctions, the Buckeyes could still play for a Leaders Division championship then that became an objective.
Now with the two biggest games remaining on the schedule - on Saturday at Wisconsin and a week later at home against archrival No. 23 Michigan - a perfect season that is still within their grasp.
Only five times in Ohio State's previous 122 seasons has a team won every game it has played.
The Buckeyes want to be No. 6 in that respect, too.
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“At 10-0 — now one of just four unbeaten teams in the nation after losses Saturday by Alabama and Louisville — with 17 oral commitments and a 2013 class currently ranked No. 6 in the nation by ESPN and No. 7 by Rivals, it’s not a bad time to be selling the Buckeyes. Or as Meyer said on his radio show last week, ‘Ohio State is kind of hot right now.’”
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After a week off to recharge its batteries, the Ohio State football team is back to work and preparing for a trip to Wisconsin. Urban Meyer updated the status of his team and some of his starters during his first press appearance of the week.
After the cancellation of Friday’s Carrier Classic, the Ohio State Buckeye’s men’s basketball team officially began their season with an 82-60 win over Albany on Sunday. The Buckeyes 17-2 run to close the first half helped the home team pull away from an Albany squad that kept the game close for most of the first half.
The lead stayed around 20 for most of the second half,...
One of only four undefeated teams left in the country, No.6 Ohio State looks to win for the fifth time in the last six meetings against Wisconsin. Badger Nation gets the inside scoop on this week's opponent from Buckeye Sports Bulletin managing editor Mark Rea.
No one questions that Ohio State's top rival is longtime foe Michigan. While the Wolverines are and will always be OSU's No. 1 opponent, the Buckeyes have developed an impressive competition with the Badgers in recent years.
Ohio State was off last weekend, but the column returns to examine the matchup of the Buckeyes against the Badgers on tap for this coming Saturday in Madison. Should be a fun one.
Aaron Craft hit for a career-high 20 points and added seven assists as Ohio State ran away with an 82-60 win over Albany on Sunday at Value City Arena. It was the season opener for the Buckeyes, whose Friday night opener vs. Marquette aboard the USS Yorktown was scrubbed.
Ohio State's co-defensive coordinator credited a variety of factors for the improvement of the Silver Bullets over the past three games. Better health, better communication and more familiarity has combined for better play from the unit as a whole.
Despite being one of only four teams unbeaten, Ohio State cannot take part in the postseason this season. Urban Meyer acknowledges the pain of that realization, but said the team hasn't blinked for a second because of it. Instead, Meyer sees a team that knows what's at stake – which is a lot.
Throughout the high school football season, BuckeyeSports.com will be following the progress of Ohio State’s football commitments. Here is how the OSU verbal commitments and their teams fared Nov. 9-10.
With just one game remaining between Michigan’s annual match-up with Ohio State, the Wolverines are blocking out any thoughts of looking ahead—and for good reason ... Iowa has a thing for upset specials.
Injuries have hurt the Ohio State football team throughout the 2012 season, but the Buckeyes appear to be getting a crucial break at the right time. The return of senior Etienne Sabino from a leg injury could give Ohio State the dependable corps of linebackers it needs going up against Wisconsin's power offense.