Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 3/11/12
INDIANAPOLIS - The Jared Sullinger you saw Sunday was gassed. The Jared Sullinger you saw all weekend at the Big Ten Tournament is the player Sullinger is capable of being. He's the player who can push the Buckeyes all the way through the NCAA Tournament, too. A classic Big Ten Tournament title game Sunday didn't go the Buckeyes way down the stretch, and Michigan State certainly earned the right to be remembered as the best team in the nation's best conference this year. But Ohio State is playing well again, has shaken off whatever caused that rut of a month ago and should feel good about its chances going forward. We still don't know if the Buckeyes can make enough outside shots to get to the Final Four, but with Sullinger playing aggressively and assertively as he has over the last two weeks, it's a very real possibility. Sullinger admitted a few weeks ago that he was distracted by outside criticism of his play and affected by the way games were being officiated. His body...
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