North Carolina gave Ohio State an early Christmas present during Saturday afternoon’s 82-74 loss to in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic at the United Center in Chicago.
The gift of the season from OSU’s ACC foe was a simple message.
Sam Thompson can perform high flying dunks. Marc Loving can shoot the lights out from downtown. The Buckeyes can do a great job of taking care of...
I still have the stink face on and can’t remove it. Sam Thompson all most brought down the whole building with this ridiculous one-handed inbounds lob.
VIDEO: Ohio State’s Sam Thompson creates hysteria among fans and teammates with huge alley-oop http://t.co/BxmLBi6Dr6 pic.twitter.com/MbOxZQ1tFu
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 13, 2014
Ohio State's Sam Thompson absolutely murdered the basket on an alley-oop dunk against Morehead State. It nearly sent the arena into shock.
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...
Everyone in the building knew what was coming.
The Buckeyes were inbounding the ball from under Morehead State's basketball and as usual they were looking for the high-flying Sam Thompson on the alley-oop.
And, Thompson delivered with one of the early candidates for dunk of the year.
Seeing Slam Thompson throw down never gets old.
Could this be FOX Sports Live's 'The One'?
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.
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...
Ohio State forward Sam Thompson threw down a vicious alley-oop dunk on an inbound pass, in the first half of the Buckeyes’ Saturday night game vs the North Dakota State Bison at Value City Arena. In GIF form, watch Thompson posterize some poor NDSU soul: [@LandGrant33] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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....