Ohio State coach Thad Matta: I owe my career to Greg Oden

Last week we told you about how Greg Oden has returned to Ohio State, and how the former No. 1 overall draft pick was serving as a student manager at the school where he played college basketball.Friday, his former coach weighed in on Oden's return to campus.In a meeting with local media, Thad Matta discussed Oden specifically, and the impact that he had on the Ohio State basketball...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Oden is working as a student basketball manager at Ohio State

Thad Matta has had a lot of really good players since arriving at Ohio State; everyone from Mike Conley to Evan Turner, D'Angelo Russell and Jared Sullinger. However, none came to Columbus (or left it) with hype anywhere near what Greg Oden experienced in 2006.Obviously, things didn't work out as planned for Oden in the pros, but at Ohio State he's still an icon, after leading the...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Oden to return to Ohio State as student manager

There was a time when Greg Oden was both literally and figuratively the big-man on campus in Columbus, Ohio. The obvious one-n-done who would punctuate his presence with the Ohio State Buckeyes with a NCAA championship appearance and a block against the Tennessee Volunteers whose shock waves are now being felt on a distant planet. He may not be the big-time recruit he once was,...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Conley on playing at Ohio State: 'It felt good to just see the crowd'

Mike Conley may have only been in Columbus, OH for one year, but man, was he an important member of Ohio State basketball.People forget now, since he was just a one-and-done, but Conley was the second-highest rated recruit in his class when he headed to the Buckeyes for the 2006-07 season. Of course, the higher-ranked kid on that squad was Greg Oden, the top recruit in the country...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Thad Matta hosts Ohio State basketball reunion

Ohio State men’s basketball coach, Thad Matta, had an unofficial alumni night at his house in Columbus on Tuesday. The former Buckeyes had enough to play five on five, but it seemed to be more of a social gathering instead. Former Ohio State All-American center Greg Oden posted a picture on Instagram revealing former players in attendance, including Aaron Craft, Evan Turner,...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Putting in Work With Evan Turner and Jared Sullinger

Any Ohio State fans out there getting cranky that we’re still far away from college football season? Then ease your mind for a bit with some classic Buckeyes basketball fodder courtesy of assistant coach, Greg Paulus: Yes people, that is indeed Greg Oden balling with actual NBA players and not scrubs at the RPAC. Shocking stuff. Paulus captioned the moment: I got my 3 on 3 team...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Greats Greg Oden, Jared Sullinger Were Back On Campus Today, Working Out

Two of the greatest big men in the history of the Ohio State men’s basketball program were back in the Buckeyes’ facility today.  Greg Oden, who led OSU to the national championship game during his lone season in Columbus, and Jared Sullinger, a two-time first-team All-American, got some work in at their former team’s complex this afternoon.  Forever Buckeyes @Daddyluv2250...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Making Bar Friends at 2 A.M.

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Greg Oden. The last time we mentioned him was back in March when Ohio State head coach Thad Matta claimed he was getting back into basketball shape. And now Oden’s former teammate, Mike Conley, is also convinced a comeback wouldn’t be shocking. These Buckeyes just can’t let the dream die it seems. Whether or not a comeback is in...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Looking Depressed at the Probation Office

  The last time we checked up on Greg Oden he was just being an ordinary Ohioan watching the Buckeyes at some bar. Unfortunately, it looks like his latest ventures haven’t been nearly as fun as watching his school dominate. As you can see from the photos, it looks like Greg was paying a visit to the probation office on Tuesday. For what? I’m not totally sure. Though I’m guessing...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden And His Shirt Make For Depressing Sight At Buckeyes Game

Greg Oden wearing a "Basketball Never Stops" shirt while watching his college team, the Ohio State Buckeyes, play is one depressing sight.
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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