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He was the Big Man on Campus at Milton High, the steady force behind three straight Georgia state-title game appearances. The son of former NBA player Charlie Scott was a McDonald's All-American, the higest honor among today's highly-touted recruits.
Shannon Scott worked hard to maximize those God-given gifts and basketball genes. But a funny thing -- or not so funny to Scott -- happened when he showed up at Ohio State in the fall of 2011 and started going against incumbent point guard Aaron Craft in nearly every competitive drill in practice.
He knew he wasn't in Alpharetta, Georgia, any more.
"It was definitely a different experience," Scott said. "Back in practice in high school I was usually guarded by the point guard from the JV team. That was a little easier for me."
Scott laughed. The payoff is coming now.
Those days of being pushed by Craft, who's generally regarded as college basketball's most relentless on-ball defender, continue, bu...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jim Foster, who won 783 games at Saint Joseph's, Vanderbilt and the last 11 years at Ohio State, will not return as women's basketball head coach next season, Ohio State announced on Tuesday.
Miechelle Willis, the Ohio State executive associate athletic director who oversees the program, said it was a mutual decision.
''There has been some discussion with the postseason...
Thad Matta loves the University of Dayton Arena.
Even though Ohio State hasn't fared all that well there since he's been head coach - never made it out intact in the NCAA tournament - it's still the place for his fondest college memory. It's where he hit a game-winning shot for Butler.
The second-seeded Buckeyes (26-7) open on Friday against Iona (20-13).
The Ohio State basketball team appears to be peaking at the right time, and LaQuinton Ross could be the piece that makes the Buckeyes – the No. 2 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament – a legit Final Four contender.
As Ohio State prepares to begin the NCAA Tournament, some have debated just how good this late-charging Buckeye squad is compared to some of Thad Matta's previous teams. BuckeyeSports.com ran some numbers and came up with some conclusions on which Matta squads might be best.
Ohio State returned to the practice field after an extended time off for spring break, and the head coach of the Buckeyes was not thrilled with the results. He also talked about a recent NCAA announcement regarding potential deregulation of recruiting.
Ohio State administrators are searching for a new women's basketball coach after deciding Jim Foster is no longer the man for the job. Foster led Ohio State to six Big Ten titles in 11 years, but his tenure was haunted by frequent shortcomings in the NCAA tournament.
The Ohio State basketball team – the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament's West Region – will face a tough road if it wants to make its second Final Four appearance in as many years. However, this road won't have as many traditional college basketball powers standing in the way.
5'9" Evan Yabs, guard for the Warren Warriors, scored just 2 points Saturday in Warren High School's regional championship game against New Philadelphia. But it was the final 2. Tied at 47 all,...
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Former star Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett has set his sights on the 2016 Olympics in Rio, joining the Tiger Rugby Olympic Development Program.
Maurice Clarett was a college football hero 11 years ago when he led the Ohio State Buckeyes to a shocking upset of the heavily favored Miami Hurricanes in the 2002 BCS National Title game. Clarett was the catalyst of the offense for the entire season, and he was only a freshman. But that was the height of his athletic career, as he was dismissed from the program following several...
Ohio State received a stunning commitment earlier this year from Detroit Cass Tech four-star cornerback Damon Webb. What are the Buckeyes getting with this multi-talented athlete?
Photos from BSB's Kevin Dye of Ohio State's March 19 practice.