Posted November 10, 2011 on
Ohio State is far removed from the scandal unfolding at Penn State this week, but it was a topic of conversation as Buckeye head coach Luke Fickell held his final press conference of the week. Fickell also updated the health status of a pair of his players prior to a noon contest at Purdue on Saturday.
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This week running the ball and stopping the run will be key, as will pass protection for Ohio State. The Buckeyes will also look to put an end to their slow starting ways and solve what has made Purdue so much tougher to play against in West Lafayette.
The Ohio State football team has seen its share of first-quarter problems this season, including letting Indiana race out to a 10-0 lead last weekend. The Buckeyes will have to have a better start Saturday afternoon if they hope to win at Purdue.
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Posted By: Damage
Post Time: 11-11-2011 at 10:26 AM
In the passing game, the progress remains slow, hampered by the fact that there are no veterans at quarterback or among the receivers.
In what is sure to go down as one of the most memorable matches of the season, Northwestern prevailed in a frenzied five-set thriller at Welsh-Ryan Arena against the No. 22 Ohio State Buckeyes, 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 27-27, 15-13), on Friday night.
Penn State students have an opportunity to attend the Nittany Lions' pivotal road games with Ohio State and No. 16 Wisconsin that will conclude the regular season.
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The "Holy Buckeye!" play that beat Purdue in Ohio State's national title season of 2002 wasn't just a broadcaster's call. It became an enduring part of Buckeyes lore.
Preseason All-American Jared Sullinger scored 19 points to go with nine rebounds in leading No. 3 Ohio State to a 73-42 win over Wright State on Friday night in the Global Sports Shootout.
Ohio State travels to Purdue, Akron faces Kent State, and John Carroll takes on Baldwin-Wallace.