Posted March 24, 2012 on
It hasn't been easy being William Buford during the 2011-12 Ohio State basketball season. The team's lone senior is among the statistical leaders in the storied history of the program, but his final campaign has been littered with ups and downs. Coming off one a performance that could be described as the latter on Thursday, Buford hopes to shine in the Elite Eight.
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1. In a ridiculously whistled game (on both ends), Ohio State attempted 42 free throws. It was the most they've attempted in over ten years. They also shot 42 against Illinois on January 29th, 2002.
2. Syracuse is a poor defensive rebounding team due to their zone, so it's no surprise that the Buckeyes generated 14 offensive boards off of 30 missed shots. That's an...
Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas has been one of the breakout stories of the NCAA Tournament, leading the Buckeyes' offensive attack and boosting his NBA draft stock in the process. But it's his work as a more complete player that has made both Thomas and the Buckeyes successful.
Ohio State was the second team to punch their ticket to the Final Four on Saturday, defeating Syracuse 77-70 in the Elite 8. After the game, the team reflected on the win and how to take the next step.
The second-seeded Ohio State basketball team is one win away from the Final Four. But if the Buckeyes want to take a trip to New Orleans, the team understands it has to be patient against top-seeded Syracuse's zone defensive scheme.
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Syracuse and Ohio State are set to tangle on Saturday night with the Final Four on the line, so BuckeyeSports.com's Ari Wasserman stopped by to help get to know the opponent a bit more.
No. 1 seeded Syracuse and No. 2 seeded Ohio State will play on Saturday with the Final Four on the line, so what was the mood like the day before the game. Find out as the Buckeyes addressed the media on Friday.
Syracuse and Ohio State will tangle tonight with a trio to the Final Four on the line. Both teams have several strengths and few weaknesses, so John Garcia Jr. and Ryan Koletty break it down in a Friday recap/Saturday preview.
Will Sullinger have field day against Syracuse defense?
Syracuse and Ohio State are set to tangle for a trip to New Orleans, follow along with us here all night long!
The Buckeyes and the Orange, the top two seeds in the East region, were able to get to the Regional Final - setting up a highly-anticipated matchup to determine who goes to the Final Four. To help breakdown Syracuse, CuseNation.com publisher John Garcia Jr. stops by at the TD Garden in Boston.
A full recap from my weekend's adventures in Beantown will be forthcoming. Keep your chins up Cuse fans.* 1992 Hall of Fame Bowl
The second-seeded Ohio State basketball team advanced to its second Final Four berth under Thad Matta with a 77-70 win over Syracuse in the East Regional Finals Saturday night. For observations from the win, go inside.