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In a game that I couldn’t necessarily see, as I was being directly blocked by the backside of the basket, Ohio State got a much needed win against a great Michigan State basketball team. From the get-go, it was clear that the “good version” of the Buckeyes were out to play. They were hustling and calm, two things that Ohio State has seemed to lack in bad losses. Although Ohio State did not lead at the half, there was a feeling within me that the Buckeyes were going to win, and win they did.
With DeShaun Thomas shooting 4-16 from the floor, in a normal Ohio State basketball game, you would think that Ohio State would have been blown out of the gym. That was hardly the case. As Thomas struggled, Aaron Craft and Evan Ravenel shined. Ravenel finished the game with 10 points on 2-3 shooting and went 6-7 from the line to ice the game for the Buckeyes. A role player who usually does no more than play some interior defense, Ravenel rose to the occasion. In addition to his stellar offensive ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Reports of Ohio State's demise were at least slightly premature and largely discounted the magical healing powers of point guardhuman floorburn Aaron Craft.
Old guys can still win in college basketball, and Craft and his most-experienced teammates guided Ohio State to a big second half and a 68-60 win over Michigan State in another Big Ten survival game Sunday...
Heading into Sunday it would have been hard to imagine that the Ohio State basketball team could beat a top-five opponent with Deshaun Thomas shooting 4-for-16 from the field. But with Aaron Craft's career-high 21 points, the Buckeyes knocked off then-No. 4 Michigan State. So the question begs to be asked - is Craft the difference for this team?
Ohio State’s sophomore forward, Sam Thompson, showed us Sunday why he’s one of the most athletic players in the country. Thompson caught an inbounds pass from Aaron Craft and threw it down on Michigan State’s Matt Costello. OSU went on to win the game, 66-60 , and improve to 10-5 in the Big Ten, while MSU falls to 11-4. Slammin’ Sam Thompson had the highlight of the game.
By Ari WassermanOriginally published at BuckeyeSports.com
As Tom Izzo meticulously sifted through a seasons worth of Ohio State film, it served more as a confirmation of what he already knew about the Buckeyes than it did a lesson of new things for his Michigan State team to watch out for.
But what ended up beating his Spartans on Feb. 24 wasnt displayed on that film, not even for...
Tweet Ohio State forward Sam Thompson hasn’t been in Columbus long, but the sophomore has already built a pretty impressive collection of highlight reel dunks. This one against Indiana last year is definitely worth watching a few times. When Thompson gets out on the fast break things like this happen. And for fun, he [...]
Thanks to the great work of Aaron Craft The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Michigan State Spartans scoring 21 points to lead all Buckeyes in scoring this afternoon. What can we say about Craft? This kid is one heck of a basketball players and a proven leader that helps to hold his Buckeyes together. Craft always performs at a level taller than he is. Today he not only out scored every...
Sports Illustrated takes a little poke at itself as Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller and South Carolina defensive end Jadevon Clowney burst through separate regional versions of SI's yearly March Madness cover. It's part of SI's spring college football preview. Clowney is called "Football's next bust-out star, while Miller is "Ready to burst onto the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Tom Izzo isn't happy with where his Michigan State Spartans are headed.
After being outscored by 14 points in the second half of Sunday's disappointing 68-60 loss at No. 18 Ohio State, the coach of the fourth-ranked Spartans took a hard look at his team as it heads into its final three regular-season games and the postseason.
"I haven't seen...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- All year long Ohio State's fans wondered whether Aaron Craft -- one of the nation's top defenders -- would ever make major contributions at the other end of the court.
He picked the perfect time to finally break loose.
Craft continually slashed through the lane for a career-high 21 points on Sunday -- more than he had scored in the last three games...
Braxton Miller graces the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Spring Football Preview this week. He is one in a long line of Buckeye football players to make an appearance. As most of us assume, this won’t be the last time he’s on there with the word “Heisman” involved.
Ohio State was well represented at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, check out where the Buckeyes stack up in the 2013 Draft class.
The No. 18 Ohio State basketball bounced back big after an embarrassing loss at Wisconsin last Sunday. After beating Minnesota on Wednesday, the Buckeyes topped No. 4 Michigan State 68-60 in Value City Arena on Sunday. Get the full recap inside.
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Throughout the years, there have been plenty of Buckeyes soar past the confines of I-270 that encircles Columbus and prove to be truly essential in the annuls of the professional ranks. The question is, who are the most influential? In order to answer that question, we must delve into the top ten Buckeyes who have done the most in the...
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