Found November 25, 2011 on SLAM Online:
One could make the argument that 23-year old Thunder center BJ Mullens had the most unique basketball experience of all locked out NBA players this offseason. From ESPN: “The group walks through two more sets of fences and past several guardhouses before Mullens stands at the entrance to the gym. His pickup game is about to begin. In prison. Mullens was born in Canal Winchester, Ohio, and grew up playing basketball around Columbus. He lived off and on with his mother and five siblings until high school before moving into his own apartment, paying his expenses by working after school and on weekends as a plumber. During his junior and senior years of high school, Mullens lived with the family of one of his best friends. In his first year there, he and the friend visited a juvenile detention center to teach basketball clinics and talk to troubled teens about making better choices — and also to play pickup games. There wasn’t any particular reason they played there instead of a nearby...

Ohio State vs. Michigan, 2011 Edition Open Thread

While it may seem like less is on the line in 2011 and neither team may have a shot to advance to the inaugural Big Ten championship, it’s still the best rivalry in college sports. Coming off a home loss to Penn State, the Buckeyes travel north to face a 9-2 Michigan team. The Wolverines enter the week coming off perhaps their best game of the season, a dominating win over Nebraska...

CFN Analysis - Michigan 40, Ohio State 34

Urban Meyer and Braxton Miller. This is going to be a really, really fun ride. Brady Hoke vs. Urban Meyer. It’s going to be a really, really fun decade.

Big second half helps Bucks cruise by Crusaders

Senior guard William Buford scored 17 of his team-high 25 points in the second half as third-ranked Ohio State eventually cruised past visiting Valparaiso, 80-47, on Friday night at the Schottenstein Center in the Buckeyes’ final tune-up before taking on Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge next week. Ohio...

History says expect the unexpected in Michigan-Ohio State rivalry

Being a favorite doesn't mean much whenever Ohio State and Michigan meet.

Wild Half, OSU 24, U-M 23. Drives/Stats

The Buckeyes kept hitting big plays to hold the lead at the half. Drives, Stats.

Live blog today: Michigan vs. Ohio State!

Free Press beat writer Vince Ellis will live-blog today's game between Michigan and Ohio State from Ann Arbor. Discuss the action here.

Inexperienced Ohio State hopes confidence, energy will be enough to stop Michigan's Denard Robinson

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State junior defensive tackle John Simon can see it in Denard Robinson's demeanor - before...

Buckeyes, Tar Heels schedule future home-and-home series

(Yes, a little bit late to this piece of scheduling news.  My apologies.  Due to my absent-mindedness, everyone will receive a free one-month subscription to CFT.  Will that work?) In a pair of press releases, Ohio State and North Carolina announced earlier this week that the two schools have reached an agreement on a home-and-home…

The Quad: Games to Watch on Saturday

College football games to watch this Saturday include Ohio State at Michigan, Rutgers at Connecticut and Cincinnati at Syracuse.
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