By Jeff Svoboda
As Ohio State fans know, Jon Diebler could shoot the lights out anywhere, anytime.
Except in the Edward Jones Dome.
Two years ago, Diebler the Big Tens all-time leading three-point shooter made just 1 of 7 shots as Ohio State crashed out of the Sweet 16 with a loss against Tennessee.
That stat just helps illustrate how difficult it can be to shoot from long range when this part of the NCAA Tournament comes around. The NCAAs recent decision to stage all Final Fours and some regional finals in massive football stadiums has resulted in unprecedented crowds and unfamiliar environments that make it difficult to shoot the basketball.
Its interesting, assistant coach Jeff Boals said. Its completely different. We played in a dome two years ago in St. Louis. Everyone talks about the depth perception and how you have 74,000 seats with an open environment, so its a completely different atmosphere when you play.
It will be the same way when Ohio State ...