In typical Thad Matta fashion the Buckeyes lose a ton from last year's team. The three top scorers from last year are gone in LaQuinton Ross (15.2 ppg, also led the team in rebounding), Lenzelle Smith (11.0ppg, also led in 3-pointers), and annoying yet admittedly valuable Aaron Craft (9.8 ppg, also led in assists and steals). I mean, that's a team that's been gutted. Unfortunately...
Ohio State junior LaQuinton Ross will forgo his senior season to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, the school announced Friday. Ross, a 6’8″ forward, led the Buckeyes in scoring and rebounding this season, averaging 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. He also drained 42 3-pointers, good for second on the team.
Photo: AP | Jay LaPrete
“LaQuinton was an instrumental part of...
According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Ohio State forward LaQuinton Ross has played his final game as a Buckeye.
Ohio State's LaQuinton Ross will declare for NBA Draft, sources told ESPN.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 24, 2014
Just days after the Buckeyes were eliminated by Cinderella story Dayton, Ross reportedly met with OSU head coach Thad Matta to discuss...
Despite a report to the contrary, Ohio State junior forward LaQuinton Ross says he has not yet decided if he will return to Columbus for his senior year.
Jeff Goodman reported Monday that sources told ESPN Ross will declare for the NBA Draft.
Ross himself denied, via Twitter, that he had come to a decision.
Ross, who averaged 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds this season, is on the border...
LaQuinton Ross scored 16 points before being ejected because of a scuffle, leading No. 24 Ohio State to a 76-60 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.
Late in the second half, when Ohio State had a large lead on Northwestern, a little bit of frustration set in and Nikola Cerina decided to turn the game into WWE.
(h/t Land-Grant Holy Land)
Some people just can't take getting manhandled on a box out! But then again, this is Big Ten basketball and things are going to get physical.
After whiffing on a punch aimed for Amir Williams...
LaQuinton Ross scored 11 points, including two 3-pointers as No. 3 Ohio State pulled away, leading the Buckeyes to an 84-53 victory over Nebraska on Saturday.
It was a last tuneup before the biggest test of the season for the Buckeyes (15-0, 2-0 Big Ten), at No. 5 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
Amedeo Della Valley had 15 points, Marc Loving scored a career-high 13, Shannon Scott...
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January 04, 2014
Nothing is going to come easy in Big Ten basketball over the next two-plus months.
That includes beating Aaron Craft and LaQuinton Ross.
Ohio State improved to 14-0 on the season and more importantly 1-0 in the Big Ten on Tuesday afternoon with a rugged 78-69 win at Purdue, the kind the Buckeyes put away over the final few minutes and the kind in which nothing came easy for either...