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2015-16 Ohio State Men’s Basketball Player Preview: Trevor Thompson

The Ohio State University is on the brink of a new season for the basketball program that looks to be both a rebuilding year – and exciting – with a host of new names and faces with the tools to deliver Buckeye Nation with tremendous hope. Superstar D’Angelo Russell is now out West playing for Hollywood. Along with Mr. Russell’s departure the Buckeyes witnessed several other...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State F Sam Thompson Scored A Basket In One Of The Craziest Ways You’ll Ever See

Sam Thompson scored his first points in tonight’s Ohio State-Penn State men’s basketball game in pretty spectacular fashion.  Late in the first half of the game against the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions, Thompson, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, tipped an inbounds pass. The ball deflected off his hands, up into the air, off the backboard and through the net.  Check it out:  Penn...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Basketball rallies in second half, beats Purdue

Ohio State took care of business at home once again tonight, but it wasn’t easy. The Buckeyes were able to erase a 12 point deficit in the second half behind D’Angelo Russell’s 28 points and seven rebounds. Purdue was ranked third in the Big Ten standings coming into tonight’s game and the Buckeyes getting this win can only help their tournament resume. Although they were...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Thompson leads Buckeyes past Penn State in 75-55 Victory

Sam Thompson was born to fly. On Wednesday night, the senior soared over the Penn State Nittany Lion defense, scoring 13 first half points en route to a __ win in Big Ten Conference Play. Thompson finished with a career-high 22 points, yet it was his on-the-ball defense that set the tone for the Buckeyes early. Thompson held Penn State guard D.J. Newbill scoreless through the first...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: OSU's Sam Thompson throws down awesome dunk

Ohio State’s men’s basketball team had little trouble getting past Morehead State Saturday afternoon, beating the Eagles, 87-71.  The play of the day for the No. 12-ranked Buckeyes (8-1) came in the second half, when senior forward Sam Thompson threw down a ridiculous one-handed slam off an inbounds play.  Check it out:    The reaction to the dunk was even better than...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

OSU forward Sam Thompson's blocked shot traveled halfway across court

This may be the best block you see all season. Ohio State junior Sam Thompson sends Tim Frazier's shot attempt onto the other side of the court during Thursday night's game. "Sam Thompson, as athletic a player as there is in the Big Ten," Joe Tessitore said after the authoritative rejection. Thompson is averaging less than a block a game but this is #The1 that counts.  
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio St's Sam Thompson blocks shot into the backcourt

Usually, it’s some absurd offensive play (a dunk), that makes the highlight reels for Ohio State junior forward Sam Thompson. Thursday night, against Penn State, it was just the opposite – Thompson made an incredibly athletic defensive play that has Buckeyes fans talking. Late in the first half, Nittany Lions guard Tim Frazier drove the lane and tried to throw up a floater over...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Thompson Throws Down 4 Alley Oops In One Game (VIDEO)

Ohio State wingman Sam Thompson has some serious hops, and Aaron Craft and the rest of the Buckeye guards love to throw it up to Thompson. Want proof? Thompson caught 4 thunderous alley oops last night in Ohio State’s game against Maryland. Check out all four of the oops after the jump. VIDEO: We've lost count. How about you? All we know is Sam Thompson had another alley-oop....
Via Total Sports Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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