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Aaron Craft and Thad Matta share a special moment.
Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft became the most beloved athlete of the Buckeye nation on Sunday with his game-winning three pointer against Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Most beloved until college football season, that is. Which brings up the almost Urban Meyer-like show of affection shown by Buckeye head basketball coach Thad Matta, whom channeled Meyer's manlove of Tim Tebow expressing his appreciation for Craft by calling for his actions to be immortalized in Columbus. With a statue, no less.
“I hope someday they put a statue in front of our building of him,”
Matta said on CBS after the game. “Coaches were telling me he's
exhausted. He's too tough to be tired. What a big-time shot.”
Well, Ohio State may want to wait until Craft leads the Buckeyes to the NCAA Tournament championship. At least Meyer waited until Florida won the 2008 BCS title before sticking Tebow's...
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Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta was very excited after the Buckeyes downed Iowa on a buzzer beating shot taken by none other than Aaron Craft. It was though the Buckeyes didn’t want the ball in anyone’s hands but Craft’s. Craft who struggled throughout the game trying to make foul shots, didn’t seemed to be bothered by the fact he was off today. He went up...
The shot went up, and all John Craft paid attention to was its arc.
It hadn't been a pretty last few minutes for his son, pesky and reliable Ohio State junior guard Aaron Craft. With 4:40 left in the game, Aaron Craft stood at the foul line, his Buckeyes up six on an Iowa State team that had made more 3-pointers this season than any team in college hoops. Iowa State was a team...
Aaron Craft just hit the shot of the NCAA Tournament – well, so far. His buzzer-beating 3-pointer gave Ohio State the win over Iowa State and put the Buckeyes back in the Sweet 16.
With the score tied at 75-75, the Buckeyes had the final possession of the game. Craft dribbled the clock down, seemingly almost running out of time, and pulled up and nailed the game-winner at the...
We were waiting for the first buzzer-beater of the weekend, but we will have to settle for .5 left on the clock. Aaron Craft’s game-winner with a half a second left sent the Ohio St Buckeyes to the Sweet 16 over the Iowa St Cyclones: Craft and the Buckeyes struggled in the final 6 minutes, seeing a 13-point lead disappear. But they survived and now advance to play Arizona on Thursday.
We haven't had a true buzzer beater yet, but Aaron Craft's three pointer with .5 seconds left is the highlight of March Madness thus far. After struggling at the line in the 2nd half, Craft made the one shot that counted at the end, and led Ohio State to a 78-75 victory over Iowa State. Jim Nantz gives us a solid call on the buzzer beater, although I'm a bit disappointed...
With Aaron Craft's last-second shot, No. 2 Ohio State remained the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament's most-busted bracket.
Craft made a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton - a place of Buckeye heartaches - with a 78-75 victory over Iowa State on Sunday.
Ohio State (28-7) needed Craft's only 3-pointer of the game - an arching shot...
Second-seeded Ohio State survived an upset bid from 10th-seeded Iowa State on Sunday largely thanks...
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When games get into the Round of 32 they are either going to be blowouts or nail biters--nothing in between. Teams pas the first round either got lucky or know how to ball. Over the weekend we saw plenty of both.
The Sunday game between Ohio State and upset minded Iowa State was definitely one of the good ones.
This one ended in a way that is typically meant more for...
Ohio State was in a close battle with Iowa State, but luckily Aaron Craft was able to bail them out prior to a possible upset. Check out the below buzzer beater by Craft which gave the Buckeyes a 78-75 win and a punched ticket to the Sweet 16.
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The refs made a controversial charge call on Iowa State when Ohio State's Aaron Craft slid under Will Clyburn. Do you think it was a bad call?
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- With Aaron Craft's last-second shot, No. 2 Ohio State remained the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament's most-busted bracket.
Craft made a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton -- a place of Buckeye heartaches -- with a 78-75 victory over Iowa State on Sunday.
Ohio State (28-7) needed Craft's only 3-pointer of the...
Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shop for all your NCAA tournament needs.
Today, we see what happens when Ohio State hits a buzzer beater, ride shotgun with NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler and see why the cool kids are referring to Fort Myers, Fla., as ''Dunk City.''
But first, let's acquaint ourselves with the Sweet 16, shall we?
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Iowa State's Will Clyburn won't dispute a late charge call in the Cyclones' 78-75 loss to Ohio State in the NCAA tournament.
Clyburn was called for a charge when he ran into Buckeyes point guard Aaron Craft near the basket with 1:41 to go Sunday. Replays showed Craft's right heel was at the semicircle restricting the area where players can take...
Score: No. 2 Ohio State 95, No. 15 Iona 70
Star(s): Ohio State: Sam Thompson 20 Pts, 10 Reb. Deshaun Thomas 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast. Iona: Tavon Sledge 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk.
Story: All of the talk leading up to this one was about Momo Jones, and most of it came form Mr. Jones himself. Now it’s about the way Aaron Craft and the Buckeyes stifled the nation’s third...