Posted March 24, 2013 on arizona.scout.com
There are plenty of storylines for Thursday's game between Arizona and Ohio State. Read on to see what they are and more.
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As Aaron Craft dribbled the ball around, waiting for the clock to dwindle down to the 0.0 mark, fans in the University of Dayton arena wondered: “what’s going to happen next?” The answer could have been many things. Craft could have passed it off to DeShaun Thomas who could have hit the game winner. Thad Matta could have called a play and the Buckeyes could have emerged victorious...

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Video: Aaron Craft's near buzzer beater sends Ohio State to Sweet 16

We haven't had a true buzzer beater yet, but Aaron Craft's three pointer with .5 seconds left is the highlight of March Madness thus far. After struggling at the line in the 2nd half, Craft made the one shot that counted at the end, and led Ohio State to a 78-75 victory over Iowa State.  Jim Nantz gives us a solid call on the buzzer beater, although I'm a bit disappointed...

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DETROIT (AP) -- Peter Schneider and T.J. Tynan scored goals and Notre Dame rallied past Ohio State in the first semifinal of the CCHA tournament on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena. Ryan Dzingel gave the third-seeded Buckeyes a 1-0 lead with his 16th goal of the season in the first period, but the Irish, the No. 2 seed, rallied with a goal in each period. Jeff Costello sealed the victory...

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When games get into the Round of 32 they are either going to be blowouts or nail biters--nothing in between.  Teams pas the first round either got lucky or know how to ball. Over the weekend we saw plenty of both. The Sunday game between Ohio State and upset minded Iowa State was definitely one of the good ones. This one ended in a way that is typically meant more for...

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Aaron Craft’s Buzzer Beater To Advance Ohio State

Ohio State was in a close battle with Iowa State, but luckily Aaron Craft was able to bail them out prior to a possible upset. Check out the below buzzer beater by Craft which gave the Buckeyes a 78-75 win and a punched ticket to the Sweet 16. [The Big Lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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