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For each of the last eight years, Ohio State has had the Big Ten's best player.
Now, it's up to Tayler Hill to extend the streak.
Samantha Prahalis won the conference player of the year award a year ago, following a tradition starting with Jessica Davenport (2005-2007) and Jantel Lavender (2008-11).
Hill, who led the Big Ten in scoring last year at 20.7 points a game, says she's never been on an Ohio State team that was closer heading into a season.
''It's not a fake thing,'' she said. ''We really get along, we really care about each other, on and off the floor. It's probably my first year I can say that about everybody on the team.''
Hill, defensive whiz Amber Stokes and post Ashley Adams provide a solid core for coach Jim Foster's Buckeyes, who open the season on Friday night on the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in Charleston, S.C., against Notre Dame.
Stokes, the conference's defensive player of the year, also has ...
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This Friday, Nov. 9, the college basketball season starts in a big way as the Michigan State Spartans travel across the Atlantic to take on the Connecticut Huskies at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. This is the second year the Spartans are playing in the Armed Forces Classic. The Spartans fell to the higher...
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The Iowa Hawkeyes have the easiest non-conference schedule in the Big Ten, as they do not play one team in the top 25. The hardest games the Hawkeyes play in the off-season are Virginia Tech, Iowa State, and Northern Iowa. The rest of their non-conferences schedule includes easy games such as South Dakota and Coppin State. ...
The game between No. 4 Ohio State and Marquette aboard the USS Yorktown at the Carrier Classic on Friday night has been canceled because of unsafe conditions on the court.
Referee John Cahill said they waited about an hour, but the moisture on the court could not be dried. Cahill said it was in the best interest of the teams to cancel the game.
The contest was part of the second...
Ohio State and Marquette were set to tip off for the 2012 Carrier Classic game in Charleston, SC on the USS Yorktown, but the climate wasn’t up to par for the two teams to compete.Temperatures dropped and condensation formed on the court right before tip off. OSU and Marquette players, as well as Marquette’s head coach Buzz Williams, tried wiping off the court. After Williams...
The Ohio State men's hockey team plays its first home series of the year this weekend when it hosts Alaska on Friday and Saturday night in Value City Arena. The Buckeyes are off to a 2-2-2 start that includes some promising signs, but the young squad is looking for consistency as it makes its home debut.
The 2012 Carrier Classic between Ohio State and Marquette has been cancled due to condensation on the court. The game was the headlining event of the 2012 Carrier Classic, being played on the U.S.S. Yorktown in Charleston, SC.
After the game, neither coach seemed optimistic on the idea of rescheduling, for now the game will be ruled a no contest. The Buckeyes will officially...
With two games left in the regular season but seemingly entrenched in fifth place in the AP poll behind four fellow unbeatens, Ohio State doesn't have an easy path to get to the top spot by season's end. But the Buckeyes still think it's possible. BuckeyeSports.com tries to make sense of OSU's ranking in this piece.
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Unquestionably, Ohio State was on the short list of possible...
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The Ohio State Buckeyes and Marquette Golden Eagles will be this year’s participants in the Carrier Classic game that will be played on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Carrier Classic started last season with Michigan State and North Carolina, who played on the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego California.
Tayler Hill's 20-point performance was not enough for Ohio State to knock off defending national runnerup Notre Dame in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. The Fighting Irish prevailed 58-51 as three players scored in double figures.
Ohio State's coaching staff has no game planning to do, but it is busy balancing practice and recruiting this week. Urban Meyer updated reporters on the status of his team after a couple of days of practice in Columbus.
Wednesday found 2014 wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass visiting Ohio State and taking in practice. Snodgrass talked with FOXSportsNEXT.com following his visit with all the details and what Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer told him.