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Former Buckeyes Excelling in D-League (Video)

It was a showcase of former Buckeyes in Frisco, Texas last night. William Buford of the NBA Developmental League’s Texas Legends battled Aaron Craft of the Santa Cruz Warriors and it was Buford who shined the most against his former teammate. The Legends might have lost the game at home in part on the play of Craft, who scored 8 points, dished out 8 assists and nabbed 3 steals...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes Perfect Zone Defense in 92-55 Win over UMass-Lowell

Somewhere in the realms of the NBA Developmental League circuit, Aaron Craft is confused. The signature man-to-man defense that he patented at Ohio State during his four years on campus was lost in translation Friday, as the Ohio State Buckeyes opened up the season with a 92-55 win at home against the UMass-Lowell River Hawks. While it was Craft that transformed how Buckeye fans...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Basketball Buckeyes readying for life after Craft

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Hundreds of questions were asked during Ohio State basketball's media day event Thursday afternoon. One felt more appropriate than most of the others. "Where's Aaron Craft?" Most respondents chuckled. Craft's four years as Ohio State's point guard felt like 14. He officially left last spring as the Big Ten's all-time leader in steals, the school record-holder in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Ohio State Buckeyes

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Aaron Craft era in Columbus is over and his departure, along […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Ohio State Buckeyes appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft Is Getting Married Today And The Women Of Ohio Are Not Happy About It

Sorry, ladies, but it’s happening. Aaron Craft will wed high school sweetheart Amber Petersen today. The former Ohio State hoops star, now a member of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, got engaged last summer and will tie the knot this afternoon.  The women of Ohio are not happy about this.  Sorry, ladies 8 to 80, but Aaron Craft is getting married today. #buckbk — Bob...
Via College Spun
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft Signs One-Year Deal With Warriors

Aaron Craft signed a one-year, partially-guaranteed contract with the Warriors on Wednesday after playing for their NBA Summer League team, according to his agent. Craft averaged 7.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.4 assists in five summer league games for the Warriors last month, earning high praise from coach Steve Kerr, a longtime admirer. Craft played his college basketball...
Via RealGM
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft found free time in Vegas 'challenging'

It's safe to say Aaron Craft is no Johnny Manziel. In case there was any doubt, the former Ohio State point guard removed that in a blog entry he wrote for NBA.com about his experience in Las Vegas for summer league play earlier this month.  "The most challenging part is the free time," Craft wrote.  Given his reputation as a gym rat and an obsessive student, that seems only fitting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft Jokes That LeBron James Came Back To Ohio Because He Was Given 1-Year Taco Night Membership

Every Tuesday night during Aaron Craft’s college career at Ohio State, the point guard and his roommates had a “Taco Night.” Attendance at the evening of fine dining was normally reserved for the group of five friends–no girls allowed, especially. Occasionally, a teammate or friend would be allowed to show up, too.  The former Ohio State guard joked Friday that the reason...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Has High Praise For Ohio State’s Aaron Craft

Aaron Craft’s chances of making it in the NBA are probably slim. The former Ohio State point guard is still thought of quite highly by some people in the league, though, including Steve Kerr.  Craft, who’s currently playing for the Golden State Warriors in the Las Vegas Summer League, received high praise from his team’s head coach this afternoon.  Steve Kerr on Aaron Craft...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

What does the future hold for Aaron Craft's basketball career?

It's no certainty that Ohio State guard Aaron Craft will hear his name during Thursday night's NBA Draft but even if he doesn't, that won't mean the end to his hardwood career. Craft's agent Lance Young puts his client's odds of getting drafted in the 50/50 neighborhood though Craft's inconsistent jumper remains a primary concern. Should Craft not be among the 60 picks made in New...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Aaron Craft Takes Shot At Michigan, Calls Toronto Raptors The ‘REAL Team Up North’

At Ohio State, Michigan isn’t to be called “Michigan,” they’re referred to as “The Team Up North.” As the school the Buckeyes’ hate, the Wolverines are not to be referenced by name. Under Urban Meyer’s leadership, anyone associated with the Ohio State football program getting caught saying “Michigan” is often punished with a penance of pushups. Michigan follows...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft Calls Himself An “Anomaly” On Instagram

College basketball fans, for four years, always thought of Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft as a different kind of player. It looks like he realizes as much as well. Craft took to Instagram today to post a graphic that makes it clear that he’s proud of his status as a unique kind of athlete. He hashtagged the word “anomaly” under the statement. Craft was a different kind...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Craft, Simon, Smith among Ohio State spring graduates

Ohio State's spring commencement ceremony Sunday at Ohio Stadium included more than 150 current and former Buckeye athletes, a group highlighted by Aaron Craft, John Simon and Katie Smith. Craft, a senior point guard for Ohio State this past season, and Simon, a lineman who finished up his eligibility in 2012, are both best-known for their defensive prowess while Smith is the all...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Craft graduating from Ohio State, aiming for NBA

The Big Ten's all-time steals leader and Ohio State's all-time assists leader, Aaron Craft graduates on Sunday with a 3.9 grade-point average. He got all of one B in his college career. Craft hopes his next stop is the NBA. In a radio interview last week with 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, Craft said he'd just taken his last undergraduate exam and would turn 100 percent of his focus towards...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft Joins Twitter, Tweets That He’ll Attend Final Four This Weekend

Former Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft is one of the most beloved players in Buckeyes basketball history. So it should come as no surprise that he’s seriously racking up followers on his first day on Twitter. There have been countless Craft fake profiles created, but OSU assistant coach Jeff Boals made sure to let everyone know that this time around, Craft actually has an account...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Craft wins national NABC honor

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named Ohio State's Aaron Craft as its Div.I 2014 National Defensive Player of the Year. Craft completed his career last month as the Big Ten's all-time steals leader with 337 and was twice named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. Multiple coaches called him one of the best on-ball defenders they'd ever seen. Nationally...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

OOPS: Buckeyes jersey's unfortunate error

O-H... I-O! It's a battle cry for Buckeyes fans. Yet, someone who designed one problematic Ohio State jersey bafflingly messed it up. Here's a jersey spotted at a Foot Locker in Columbus that hit Twitter and is going viral. Brett Spivack, a senior at Ohio State, tweeted the photo of the troubled Aaron Craft jersey. Well, at least it would like right in a mirror? Nah, there's no positive...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Ohio State's Aaron Craft a late second-rounder at best

Aaron Craft was a scrappy defender at Ohio State for four years who lacked an offensive game for four years as well. Most NBA draft experts have Craft getting selected anywhere from mid-second round to undrafted. Craft’s career at Ohio State was a successful one, but was it successful enough to gain interest from NBA Gm’s? Craft never averaged more than 10 points per game in...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Pokes Fun At THE Ohio State After NCAA Tournament Upset (Photo)

Dayton University is taking full advantage of its 60-59 NCAA tournament upset win over in-state rival Ohio State. Good morning, Ohio State fans, courtesy of the @daytondailynews - bit.ly/OEiYec http://t.co/cDVxdmnMys— Sporting News (@sportingnews) March 21, 2014 Sixth-seeded Ohio State fell to the 11th-seeded Flyers on Thursday afternoon, marking the first time since 2009 the...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft lies with Huell, NBA jersey ads, Mark Sanchez and The Killers… While We’re Waiting

It was an eventful week off with Denny filling in for me. I always love reading writing written by Denny so it was nice of him to pick me up last week. But I’m back, so let’s go. First things first, please go vote for my podcast and the WFNY website in general at Cleveland Scene magazine’s Best of Cleveland 2014. Even if you don’t vote for anything else (you’ll have to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

This ASU/Aaron Craft Meme sums up March Madness

#11 Dayton defeated Ohio State, #7 Texas hit a game winner to defeat #10 Arizona State, and #12 seeds Harvard and North Dakota State pulled off the 12-5 upsets. What better way to sum up Thursday than with two of the most memorable photos from Day One of the NCAA Tournament? How about, combine the […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Best of Aaron Craft’s Defeat Meme

As you probably have seen already, Ohio State lost in epic fashion to underdog Dayton during the second-round of Thursday’s NCAA Tournament. After Craft’s potential game-winning shot clanked off the iron, the senior playing in his last game as a Buckeye, presented Twitter with the perfect photoshop opportunity after falling to the floor. Via Via Via The post The Best of Aaron...
Via Diehardsport
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Siva gets in Twitter battle over Aaron Craft joke

Former Louisville point guard Peyton Siva served up a blogger who cracked a Peyton Siva joke over Twitter Thursday during the NCAA Tournament. Our buddy Kevin Clancy, who is the lead blogger for NYC Barstool, made a joke about Aaron Craft after the longtime Ohio State point guard’s career came to an end following a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Craft memes fill the internet

After Ohio State's March Madness loss to Dayton, Twitter exploded with Aaron Craft memes. Not going to lie: some are pretty funny.
Via Gamedayr
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Trey Burke Trolls Jared Sullinger After Dayton Upsets Ohio State

Ohio State lost to Dayton in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament after Aaron Craft’s game-winning shot clanked off the iron in the final seconds. Former Michigan Wolverine, Trey Burke, was eager to rub it in the face of his best-friend and Buckeye, Jared Sullinger. Sullinger tweeted, “To Get off the plane and find out we lost. Burke apparently was happy to retweet Sullinger...
Via Diehardsport
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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