No Ohio State players selected in 2017 NBA Draft

Loving and Thompson now look to continue their careers elsewhere. Now that all 60 names have been called in the 2017 NBA Draft, it is official that for the second year in a row, no former Ohio State players have been selected. This year, there were two Buckeyes eligible for the draft, senior forward Marc Loving and redshirt junior center Trevor Thompson. The pair must now likely...
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Marc Loving, Keita Bates-Diop, Jae’Sean Tate named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention

For just the third time in head coach Thad Matta’s 11-year tenure at Ohio State, no Buckeye was named to the All-Big Ten first team. For that matter, no player made any all-B1G team this season. All the Bucks got this season were three honorable mentions: junior Marc Loving and sophomores Keita Bates-Diop, and Jae’Sean Tate. The Buckeyes’ leading scorer this season, Loving averaged...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Thad Matta does his best ‘Heisman Guy’ impression during Marc Loving’s interview

In case you somehow missed it, we had our first meme of 2016 on New Year’s Day, when a Stanford fan appeared behind Christian McCaffrey after his stellar Rose Bowl performance, continually yelling “Heisman!” among other things during his interview. So Ohio State head basketball coach Thad Matta, and apparent meme enthusiast, decided that one of his star players, Marc Loving...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

2015-16 Men’s Basketball Preview: Marc Loving

With all the youth the BasketBucks have, junior Marc Loving finds himself as the elder statesman. He’s the most experienced player on the roster and no doubt will be looked upon to provide leadership to the younger guys and pass that knowledge on to the guys who will lead after him. That’s how Loving became a leader himself. “I learned a lot from last year’s seniors,” hesaid...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Basketball: D’Angelo Russell named AP First Team All American

Ohio State’s season ended after a loss to Arizona, but D’Angelo Russell’s rewards keep on coming in. Russell was named to the first team AP All American team, joining Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant and Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein. Russell’s final stats for the season were 19.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists per...
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State F Marc Loving Will Return From Suspension Saturday vs. Michigan State

Ohio State will have its second-leading scorer, sophomore forward Marc Loving, back in action on Saturday vs. Michigan State.  Loving, who averages 11.7 points a game, missed the Buckeyes’ last three games due to a suspension that resulted from an off-the-court issue. Ohio State (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) went 2-1 without Loving in the lineup, beating Rutgers and Penn State but losing...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thad Matta Says He Hopes Marc Loving Will Return To The Ohio State Men’s Basketball Team On Saturday

Ohio State has been without its second-leading scorer, Marc Loving, since Feb. 4, a span of three games. The Buckeyes are optimistic they’ll get the sophomore forward back in time for their showdown against Michigan State on Saturday.  Following his team’s victory against Penn State Wednesday night, Thad Matta said he hopes Loving will return to the team for their bout against...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes get Boiled down without Loving

It’s no secret that the Ohio State Buckeyes offense is largely built around D’Angelo Russell. It starts and ends with him. However, when the best supporting player as far as a consistent scoring threat misses action, it’s going to have an impact. That’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening in West Lafayette. The Bucks battled valiantly against an equally hot Purdue...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’a Marc Loving Has Been Suspended An Indefinite Amount Of Games For An Off-The-Court Issue

Ohio State’s men’s basketball team was without its second-leading scorer, Marc Loving, against Purdue Wednesday evening. The Buckeyes (17-6, 6-4 Big Ten) lost on the road to the Boilermakers (15-8, 7-3 Big Ten), 60-58. Loving, a sophomore forward averaging 11.7 points a contest, has been suspended by coach Thad Matta for an indefinite amount of games. The 6-foot-7, 215-pound...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Forward Marc Loving doesn't make trip to Purdue with Ohio State

  Sophomore forward Marc Loving did not travel with No. 20 Ohio State for its game on Wednesday night at Purdue. The only reason cited for his absence was that he had ''temporarily lost his privilege to wear the scarlet and gray.'' Loving, a 6-foot-7 sophomore from Toledo, Ohio, is second on the team in scoring at 11.7 points per game and fourth in rebounds at 3.9 per game. He had...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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