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Buckeye Empire is back in the swing of things with another LiveBlog for tonight’s Men’s Basketball contest against Purdue. We join our fellow Buckeye Blogger Network partners The Buckeye Battle Cry, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, and The Buckeye Blog in presenting these live chats throughout the basketball season.
The Ohio State Buckeyes look to rebound against their disappointing outing against Illinois with a good showing in West Lafayette. Come join us for all of the action, including our slightly creepy obsession with Aaron Craft.
Ohio State @ Purdue – Shootyhoops live chat
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I never understood the brief troll-dom displayed by Drew and Dut at the expense of Seal a few weeks ago. If you recall, those two troglodytes took turns annoyingly LOLZing at our engaged friend over a few losses to start the season of his beloved Ashley Judds. I didn’t get it at all because...
When Ohio State's Sam Thompson goes from the corner to the rim in one dribble, you probably shouldn't get in his way. If you do, this happens.
Deshaun Thomas scored 22 points to lead No. 15 Ohio State to a 74-64 victory over Purdue on Tuesday night.
The angry Buckeyes (12-3, 2-1) rebounded from their first Big Ten loss by shooting 56.4 percent from the field. They took a 10-point halftime lead despite losing point guard Aaron Craft for all but 4:19 of the first half because of early foul trouble, and Buckeyes coach Thad...
Thad Matta is happy with his team. He is just not happy with how it is playing right now.
The Buckeyes are 11-0 against unranked teams but now stand 0-3 against Associated Press Top 25 teams after sustaining a 74-55 beating at No. 12 Illinois on Saturday.
The inability to beat elite teams has dropped the Buckeyes from No. 4 in the preseason to No. 15 in the latest media balloting...
Tuesday night saw just one game involving Big Ten basketball teams and that was Ohio State vs. Purdue. Unlike the last few days this one came down to the wire and was a well played game on all fronts. So, let's get into the details!
Ohio State 72, Purdue 64
What We Learned: Um, I'm not sure we learned a lot that we didn't already know about the Buckeyes, other...
After observing the Ohio State commits for one week in both practice sessions and the Under Armour All-America game, what are the final grades for each? How will each player fit in at the next level?
The No. 15 Ohio State basketball team found a harsh reality check when losing by 19 at Illinois on Saturday, the Buckeyes' worst loss in three years. Three days later, however, OSU bounced back by grabbing its first road win of the season at Purdue.
For most who follow the Ohio State basketball program, the Buckeyes’ 74-55 loss at Illinois on Saturday was the latest example of what could become the norm if the problems that have plagued the team all season against top foes become chronic. Thad Matta sees it differently, but that doesn't mean won't experiment with the lineup.
If you are Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio State, and Michigan to name a few you're lucky because every week is a sell out in your stadium or as close as possible, but for some of the other programs inside the Big Ten that's not the case, and a major reason for that could be on it's way out. You know, the dreaded cupcake game - the one where your favorite team asks you to fork...
Just one game on the Big Ten bball docket tonight and it's an important one, even if the overall records don't show it. Purdue needs this win to show it wasn't just a fluke against the Illini and same goes for the Buckeyes. Who wins? What are the key matchups? Find out in our preview here:
Fresh off the biggest win of the season over Ohio State, Illinois must feed the fire that led to that bounce-back performance while preparing for Minnesota.
November 28th, 2012. Eleven points on 3-of-15 shooting, four rebounds, one assist, three turnovers, five fouls. A 73-68 loss.
That was Aaron Craft, probably at the lowest point of his OSU career. Since that evening when the Buckeyes faded in the second half at Cameron against the nation’s top team, Craft has been a 33% shooter, averaging just 5.7 points per game. The Ohio...
After disturbing losses to Illinois, Kansas, and Duke, Ohio State may have had their statement game of the season. Finally, the Buckeyes showed up in West Lafayette, Indiana and proved that they can play a little basketball.
In Thad Matta’s 100th win as the coach at Ohio State, the Buckeyes beat the Purdue Boilermakers 74-64.
Purdue isn’t much of a team this season, especially...