Posted January 10, 2012 on
The Fighting Illini basketball team has pulled out three early wins in the Big 10 against potential bottom-dwellers. Now they find out how they compare against the league's best. Highly ranked Ohio State visits the Assembly Hall Tuesday night, and the Buckeyes are heavy favorites. The Illini hope the excitement of honoring Lou Henson will carry over to the team.
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When the polls were released last week, Ohio State’s men’s basketball team was 13-2, which was good enough to be ranked 7th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll and 6th in the AP Top 25. Two blowout wins against Nebraska (71-40) and Iowa (76-47) later and the Bucks moved to #5 in both polls.
In fact, the top five are unified in both polls for the time being.
Ohio State lost one of its top athletics administrators Tuesday morning when associate AD Bill Jones passed away of an apparent heart attack. He was 48.
I just feel like everybody [on this team] is telling [themselves] how good we are, and for Ohio State it’s time to tell us how bad we are on the road. We need to find something to get the fuel going because we lost three games on the road and that’s not Ohio State basketball. We need more guys to put their foot down and say ‘enough is enough.’ We have to come together as...
Dominic Clarke, a junior-to-be on the Ohio State football team, is facing legal trouble this week after being pulled over for multiple offenses, including operating a vehicle while impaired. The Maryland native has a court appearance scheduled for Thursday morning.
Well, the preseason Big Ten favorite is now 3-2 in the conference after Ohio State suffered its’ second road loss in the three tries during league play as the fifth-ranked Buckeyes lost to Illinois, 79-74, at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Tuesday night. Is it time to hit the panic...
Moments after swatting away Jared Sullinger's shot in the final minute of his team's 79-74 upset over fifth-ranked Ohio State, Illinois guard Brandon Paul stared down the national player of the year candidate and talked a little trash.
It wasn't the classiest gesture, but Paul earned the right to brag under the circumstances.
In perhaps the best individual performance...
CHICAGO - Illinois fans, who chased the team into the locker room with boos at halftime of Saturday's win against...
Plain Dealer OSU reporter says loss to Illinois left Sullinger wanting to lead Buckeyes more, on and off the court.
In his eight seasons at Ohio State, Thad Matta has seen a handful of opponents absolutely take over a game.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State says one of its associate athletics directors has died of an apparent heart attack. Bill Jones was 48.