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Survive and Advance: Ohio State basketball upsets VCU

D’Angelo Russell proved that he has the capability to lead the Buckeyes to make a run deep into March. The Buckeyes were in a gridlock all game with the VCU Rams and a key defensive stop at the end of regulation gave OSU an extra chance for victory in overtime. Jae’Sean Tate made a timely mistake fouling out after a scramble on the ground with VCU’s Traevon Graham. But, it...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State basketball surges in second half, holds off Gophers

The Ohio State Buckeyes were tied with the Minnesota Golden Gophers at 35 heading into the second half. It was then the work of Shannon Scott, Marc Loving and D’Angelo Russell to carry the workload and get the victory for the Buckeyes. The three players combined for 56 of the Buckeyes 79 points and lead them to the win. If anything, this is good news for Ohio State fans as the...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thad Matta Becomes Ohio State’s Winningest Coach with 79-73 Tournament Win over Minnesota

There was only one number that mattered for the Ohio State Buckeyes Thursday night. Using a combination of ball movement, senior leadership and big plays the Buckeyes survived to take down Minnesota 79-73 in the second round of the B1G Tournament at the United Center in Chicago. At the end of the day, it wasn’t a statistic that mattered. Ohio State survived long enough to secure...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

OSU’s Russell, Tate, Scott, Thompson nab All-Big Ten Honors

The Buckeyes may have been blown out in their home finale against Wisconsin Sunday night, but they still have plenty of post-season play left to prove how good they can really be. Ohio State received some positive news Monday when the Big Ten released their regular season awards and all-conference teams. D’Angelo Russell was named both the media and coaches’ pick for the Big...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State basketball: The quest for a signature road win

The Ohio State Buckeyes lost to the Michigan Wolverines today in Ann Arbor. A team that has lost to Eastern Michigan and The New Jersey Institute of Technology on their home floor beat the 24th ranked team in the country today. This has been the tune of the entire year for this Ohio State basketball team. It almost appears as if these are two separate teams playing at home and playing...
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoosiers lack execution in 82-70 loss at Ohio State

Indiana came into Sunday’s game at Ohio State with a plan of attack. It wanted to give the Buckeyes multiple battles to fight on the offensive end of the court. On defense, it wanted to take away the effectiveness of guards D’Angelo Russell and Shannon Scott. Neither plan worked. On an afternoon in which they turned […] The post Hoosiers lack execution in 82-70 loss at Ohio...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Indiana’s Troy Williams Throws Down Powerful Dunk After Nasty Crossover

Indiana and Ohio State are currently playing a very competitive Big Ten game at Assembly Hall, and IU’s Troy Williams nearly brought the house down early in the second half with a huge dunk. After crossing up guard Shannon Scott, Williams took it right to center Amir Williams for the emphatic slam. Troy Williams! — Busting Brackets (@BustingBrackets)...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

OSU Hoops Notebook: Shannon Scott’s Impact and Early Impressions

It’s only the end of November and the Ohio State Buckeyes basketball squad has left a lasting impression so far on their fanbase. They might not be championship caliber yet. Yet the compilation of veteran players and young talents has proved in three games that they are going to be one of the most exciting teams to watch in the nation. That statistics don’t lie about this high...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon Scott Breaks Assist Record in 106-48 Win over Sacred Heart

D’Angelo Russell lit the college basketball world on fire Sunday night. The freshman guard torched the Sacred Heart Pioneers from downtown, embarrassed them in isolation plays to the basket, while fellow guard Shannon Scott found senior Sam Thompson for three alley-oop slams in the first three minutes of the game to secure a 106-48 win early in the first half. Russell was unstoppable...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shannon Scott and Trey McDonald Combine for Sweet Play in Ohio State's Win Over Wisconsin

A couple weeks ago the Buckeyes were on top of the world, undefeated, and the No. 3 team in the nation. Fast forward to the end of the month and they were on the verge of falling out of the top 25 after losing five of their last six. If there was ever a team in need of a big win it's them.With a game against No. 14 Wisconsin on tap Saturday a big win was there's for the taking--and...
Via FatManWriting
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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