Posted February 07, 2012 on AP on Fox
Thad Matta knows how lucky he is. Most major colleges wish they had a big guy like Jared Sullinger, someone who can score inside, draw fouls, rebound and pass. ''Every coach in the country would like to have a solid, low-post player,'' Matta said on Monday. The 6-foot-9 Sullinger is a nightmare to defend, as Wisconsin's Bo Ryan well knows. Ryan had his Badgers guard Sullinger one-on-one on Saturday and Sullinger made him pay for that decision. He scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds to go with three steals in the third-ranked Buckeyes' 58-52 win over the 19th-ranked Badgers. Some fans might see that Ohio State (20-3, 8-2 Big Ten) hit just one 3-pointer and look at it as a negative. But that was more of a reflection of how effective Sullinger was in the paint. A year ago, the Buckeyes won their second straight conference title and went 34-3. They had just about every weapon a team could want: 3-point specialist Jon Diebler, gritty freshman point guard Aaron Craft, swing guard Da...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch


Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

WATCH: Vick's first pass as a Steeler is a 63-yard bomb

WATCH: Montana's Ben Roberts makes amazing TD catch

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker