Found March 26, 2012 on SportsBlooded:
PLAYERS: Jared SullingerThomas Robinson
After an exciting weekend of NCAA Basketball, the Final Four is now set with Kentucky dominating Baylor and Kansas holding off North Carolina on Sunday. Kentucky and Kansas join Ohio State and Louisville as the four teams who will play to see who will be crowned 2012 National Champions. Kentucky has played head and shoulders above all of their opponents during the tournament and yesterday was a bit of the same in their 82-70 win over Baylor. The speed and intensity they play with is going to be hard for Louisville to stop on Saturday. The match-up of Kansas and Ohio State pits two of the best big men in the country against each other with Thomas Robinson for Kansas and Jared Sullinger for Ohio State. Both players have the ability to take over games and are forces down low for their teams. Robinson showed some of that dominance in their 80-67 win over the UNC, scoring 18 points and grabbing 9 boards. For more info on Kentucky and Kansas’ Elite 8 wins, check out the video highlights ...

Photos: The Road to the Final Four

The 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Champion will come down to a battle between four of the best teams in the country. Headlining the Final Four teams are the Kentucky Wildcats. The Wildcats are the favorite to win it all. They’ve dominated opponents during the regular season, posting a record of 30-2 and they have continued that success in all four of their tournament games. The...

Ohio State's Sullinger named All-American

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With Sullinger Out, Syracuse Couldn’t Land the Haymaker Before Halftime

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Kansas’ Thomas Robinson only unanimous pick on AP All-American team

Kansas Jayhawks forward Thomas Robinson, a leading national college basketball player of the year award candidate heads today’s announcement of the AP All-American team. From the Associated Press: Robinson, who played through personal tragedy as a sophomore reserve, capped his junior season by being a unanimous selection to The Associated Press’ All-America team Monday, a day...

Top 5 players of the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games

The 2nd weekend of the NCAA tournament is in the books. There were many great performances from the weekend but find out below what players where the best. 1. Jared Sullinger (Ohio State) – Sullinger had a so so first two games in the NCAA tournament but this past weekend it really turned it on. In the two wins over Cincinnati and Syracuse Sullinger averaging 21 points...

Follow the Buckeyes to the Final Four

Overcoming early foul trouble for Jared Sullinger, Aaron Craft and the Buckeyes have scrapped their way to Final Four after defeating Syracuse East Regional Final to puch their ticket to New Orleans. Gotta be in the Big Easy to support THE Ohio State University? Our partners at TiqIQ have teamed up with Primesport, the official TicketExchange of the NCAA tournament, to bring you...

Jared Sullinger and The Ohio State Buckeyes win with their flaws

Saturday night Jared Sullinger led The Ohio State Buckeyes back to the Final Four. That’s right the Bucks with all their flaws are going to the big dance after knocking off Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange men. Many people have already tried to diminish their accomplishment because Fab Melo was ruled academically ineligible for the tournament. To those people I would say, “Stop...

Kansas' Thomas Robinson leads AP All-America team

Kansas forward Thomas Robinson is a unanimous pick for The Associated Press' All-America team, while Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger is a repeat selection. Draymond Green of Michigan State, freshman Anthony Davis of Kentucky and Creighton's Doug McDermott rounded out the team Monday. Robinson received first-team votes from all 65 members of the national media panel that...

Aaron Craft and the Buckeyes are on the cover of Sports Illustrated

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Total team effort gives Ohio State trip to Final Four

Jared Sullinger #0 and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. #32 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate towards the end of the game against the Syracuse Orange during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Final at TD Garden on March 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Four Buckeyes scored in double figures as No. 2-seed Ohio State knocked off top-seed Syracuse...

Elite 8 Fizz 5: Officating, Dion & Was This Season Still a Success?

AP Photo/Elise Amendola Ohio State beat Syracuse 77-70 to end the Orange’s historic season, and the final score played out roughly like we all predicted. But the game itself was dictated by the officiating, a sour end to an incredible season. SU clearly missed Fab Melo as Jared Sullinger had 19 points in limited minutes and couldn’t be stopped in the clutch. Deshaun Thomas had...

Buckeyes Squeeze Orange, Head To The Bayou For Final Four

From the time I began writing about this team in November, I saw a young Ohio State group very unsure of the team they wanted to be. With that doubt, I also saw loads of untapped potential. All season long, it was a constant struggle to get this team to perform up to its ability. Last night, however, The Ohio State Buckeyes realized their potential. They are going to the Final Four...
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