Posted December 05, 2011 on recruiting.scout.com
With Jared Sullinger out with a back injury, Ohio State junior Evan Ravenel became the go-to big man for the Buckeyes' game against Texas Pan-America. Check out what the forward had to say about starting for the first time and trying NOT to be Sullinger
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Without Sullinger, No. 2 Buckeyes roll, 64-35

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win. Sullinger had back spasms during the Buckeyes' win over third-ranked Duke on Tuesday night and will be re-evaluated before Ohio State (8-0) faces No. 15 Kansas in Lawrence. Deshaun Thomas also had...

No. 2 Ohio St. 64, Texas-Pan American 35

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win. Sullinger had back spasms during the Buckeyes' win over third-ranked Duke on Tuesday night and will be re-evaluated before Ohio State (8-0) faces No. 15 Kansas in Lawrence. Deshaun Thomas also had...

No. 2 OSU rolls sans Sullinger; Matta wins 300th

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win.

Matta Discusses Sullinger's Injury

When it was announced that Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger would be out for their game against Texas Pan-America, fans were worried about the star player. Following the Buckeyes' 64-35 win last Saturday, Matta discussed at length exactly what is wrong with Sullinger's back.

No. 2 Buckeyes cruise without Sullinger (AP)

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win. Sullinger had back spasms during the Buckeyes' win over third-ranked Duke on Tuesday night and will be re-evaluated before Ohio State (8-0) faces No.

Sullinger sits, but No. 2 Ohio State stays perfect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win.

With Sullinger out, Ravenel leads in Ohio St. win

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of injured Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win.

Without Jared Sullinger, No. 2 Buckeyes roll, 64-35

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat...

No. 2 Buckeyes roll past Texas-Pan American 64-35

Texas-Pan American coach Ryan Marks put the 64-35 defeat to No. 2 Ohio State in perspective on Saturday. Despite trailing 31-14 at halftime, the deficit was less than No. 3 Duke faced in an 85-63 loss to the Buckeyes on Tuesday. ''I was kidding with our guys at halftime that at least we know we're a little bit better than Duke, as they were down 19 points at the half...

Ohio State rolls sans Sullinger; Matta wins No. 300

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win.

Without Sullinger, No. 2 Buckeyes roll, 64-35

Evan Ravenel scored a career-high 11 points in place of Jared Sullinger and No. 2 Ohio State beat Texas Pan-American 64-35 Saturday to give coach Thad Matta his 300th career win.

Big Ten First Look: Iowa

Melsahn Basabe out-played Jared Sullinger heads-up last year. For some reason, Iowa would rather give the ball to guys name Roy and Zack. In many ways, Iowa and Indiana are similar clubs. Both finished at the bottom of the Big 10 last year (the differentiating mark was the Hawkeyes’ season sweep of the Hoosiers). Both teams return all but a single contributor (the Hoosiers lose...

Thomas Post UTPA

After Ohio State's 64-35 win over Texas Pan-America, Ohio State sophomore Deshaun Thomas discussed how the his game changes without All-American Jared Sullinger as well as the importance of getting offensive rebounds.

College Basketball: The Week Ahead (12/6/11)

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