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Those who follow college men's tennis closely know that Ohio State has a powerhouse program.
Almost no one else does, however - even on the Buckeyes' own campus.
''The college tennis public knows we're a good, solid squad,'' said hard-nosed coach Ty Tucker, a former player for the Buckeyes. ''But I think to be considered the real deal, you've got to have the big trophy.''
The Buckeyes (33-2), seeded No. 5 as the NCAA tournament reaches this weekend's round-of-16 matches at Illinois, have room in their trophy case. They've been knocking on the door of national prominence for years. They just need a breakthrough win for their first title.
As is the case with most non-revenue sports on a sprawling campus, most of the players' fellow students are unaware of the success of the program. That's particularly true at Ohio State, where people plan weddings and funerals around the start times of football games but are obliviou...
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Since it’s the offseason, the Ohio State basketball coaching staff is working hard on the recruiting trail. Today, the Buckeyes offered (unofficially) a kid who is not only drawing comparisons to LeBron James, but also attends his alma mater: St. Vincent – St. Mary’s in Akron, Ohio. The player is freshman phenom V.J. King.
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Ohio State football’s entire 2014 schedule is now complete. The Big Ten released its 2014 schedule this morning.
The 2014 season will be the first that includes the two newcomers of the Big Ten: Maryland and Rutgers. Because the conference will now have 14 teams, Ohio State will have eight conferences games (six divisional games and two cross-divisional...
As we have discussed in detail over the past few weeks, the kicking game at Ohio State has been emphasized throughout spring practice and likely will continue into summer and fall. While Drew Basil has a firm grasp on the kicking job, Buckeye fans won’t soon forget the 2009-2010 season in which then starting kicker Aaron Pettrey suffered a knee injury that forced walk-on Devin...
The Buckeyes have offered a scholarship to one of the top running backs from central Florida.
This is the one from Pittsburgh.
Over the summer, Buckeye Empire will be bringing you an in-depth position by position breakdown and highlight the young men that will be pursuing perfection and the hopes and dreams of hoisting the crystal ball in Pasadena this coming January. We continue our series with the Safeties and 5th year Senior Corey “Pittsburgh”...
Single plays for the 2013-2014 Big Ten schedule were announced Tuesday afternoon and Indiana will play Iowa (home), Minnesota (away), Ohio State (home) and Purdue (away) just once next season. In the past, the conference rotated single plays, meaning IU would have kept the same single play opponents next season but swapped venues. That’s unlikely [...]
Single plays for the 2014 Big Ten basketball season were announced this afternoon and Michigan will play Ohio State, Illinois, Northwestern and Penn State just once next season.
The Wolverines will only travel to Ohio State and Illinois and host Northwestern and Penn State.
Single plays are not guaranteed to flip home and away in the 2014-15 season as they have in previous years...
Urban Meyer has certainly made Ohio State a recruiting presence in the state of Georgia, and the Buckeyes have extended several offers for the 2014 class. Defensive back Jared Tucker is the latest.
Ohio State currently has eight commits to the 2014 recruiting class, and the assistant coaches have hit the road during the spring evaluation period checking out top prospects. Who is on the Buckeye recruiting board? Derek Young takes a look at the cornerback position.
Devante Peete is up to three offers after picking up offers from Ohio State and West Virginia this week. The 2015 wide receiver transferred to St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, FL) a few months ago and has been attracting attention this spring. Here’s the latest on the 6-foot-5, 198-pound sophomore.
With new commitments to Michigan, Ohio State and Kentucky, FOX Sports NEXT recruiting analyst Allen Trieu has plenty to talk about in our latest podcast.