Craft Takes Home Top Scholar Honor

Ohio State held its annual Scholar-Athlete dinner Monday night, with the most prestigious award going to someone often described as one of the top student-athletes at the college level in Aaron Craft. The guard talks about ending his OSU time in style and how he's preparing for the next level.
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The rebuilding begins

Ohio State had a roller coaster 2013-14 season which ended in a loss to Dayton in the second round of the Ncaa Tournament. Ohio State is now without point guard Aaron Craft who just played his final season of eligibility because he is a senior, Ohio State’s junior shooting guard Laquinton Ross has declared for the Nba Draft, the Buckeyes will lose Lenzelle Smith Jr. and Amedeo...
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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...
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Craft wins national NABC honor

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named Ohio State's Aaron Craft as its Div.I 2014 National Defensive Player of the Year.
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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...
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An Open Letter to Anthony Lee: Here’s Why You Should Attend Indiana

Dear Anthony, Congratulations on the incredible opportunity you have given yourself. You have done the hard work necessary in the classroom to get your degree, which means that the NCAA will allow you to transfer to any school of your choosing and play right away. And because you are a sturdy 6 feet, 9 inches … and because you averaged 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds last season ...
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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...
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State of Ohio State: Looking at Buckeye basketball

It has not been the best few days for the Ohio State basketball program. It has not been the best few months, really. The Buckeyes were short on shooters this year and appear to have major holes to fill going forward. Competition -- across the Big Ten and in Ohio State's traditional recruiting areas -- is very stiff and isn't getting any softer. The season that ended with...
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LaQuinton Ross leaving Ohio State for NBA

Aaron Craft's career came to a close when Ohio State lost to Dayton on Thursday afternoon, but he wasn't the only one who played his last game in a Buckeye uniform. LaQuinton Ross is planning to declare for the NBA draft. Ross was expected to meet with the Ohio State staff on Monday afternoon, sources told CBSSports.com. Ross was Ohio State's leading scorer and rebounder...
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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...
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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...
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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 […]
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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...
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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 […]
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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.
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26 days ago  |  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...
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VIDEO: Craft, Matta Discuss Dayton Loss

Thad Matta, Aaron Craft, LaQuinton Ross and Lenzelle Smith speak to the media following Ohio State's loss to Dayton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
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The Many Faces Of March

The story of the Dayton Flyers is a story that deserves to be told. A program that has been swimming upstream throughout the past three decades since an Elite Eight run in 1984 has shown that it is made of sterner stuff in 2014. Dayton’s story will be unspooled for 48 more hours, since Archie Miller’s team will play in the round of 32 following a dismissal of sixth-seeded Ohio...
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Photo: Aaron Craft Hates His Last Post-Game Interview, And We Don’t Blame Him

A dejected Aaron Craft gave his final post-game interview as a Buckeye following Ohio State's loss Dayton in the NCAA Tournament.
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Dayton players danced after their upset win over Ohio State

Dayton, an 11 seed, upset 6 seeded Ohio State 60-59 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dayton Stuns Ohio State in First March Madness Upset

The Ohio State Buckeyes headed into the NCAA Tournament with high expectations and championship hopes, but those hopes were dashed by 11th ranked Dayton. Both teams played an exceptionally well fought game, but in the end Dayton made the play to finish things off. Vee Sanford hit a floater with just over three seconds left in the game, and Aaron Craft’s shot at the buzzer bounce...
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WATCH: Madness begins with frantic Dayton-Ohio St. finish

It’s amazing how poetic the finish was between Ohio State and Dayton in the first game on the best day in sports.  After an Aaron Craft layup, OSU led Dayton 59-58.  Coming out of a timeout, Verne Lundquist was praising Aaron Craft as one of the great student athletes he’s covered in college sports.  Thank goodness Verne got back to the action milliseconds before we had a...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: 11. Dayton upsets 6. Ohio State in stunner

Aaron Craft’s hustle couldn’t save the Buckeyes, today. Once ranked as high as #3 in the country, Ohio State became the first upset victim of the NCAA Tournament after they lost in the closing seconds to the Dayton Flyers. Check out Vee Sanford with 3.8 seconds, and Aaron Craft coming up short: HIGHLIGHT: @DaytonMBB upsets […]Continue reading...
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WATCH: Dayton upsets Ohio State in final seconds

Aaron Craft and the No.6 Ohio State had a chance to beat No.11-seed Dayton at the buzzer during the second-round of the NCAA Tournament, but the senior playing in his last game with the Buckeyes had his attempt just roll out. Here’s video the final sequence of Craft and the eventual winner by Dayton’s Vee Sanford via Guyism: The post Aaron Craft Just Misses Game-Winner, Dayton...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

(11) Dayton Defeats (6) Ohio State

It didn’t take long for the 2014 Men’s NCAA basketball tournament to deliver its first upset. 11th seeded Dayton beat in-State rival Ohio State 60-59. Ohio State’s Aaron Craft had one final shot to win the game but missed a running jump shot at the buzzer. The post (11) Dayton Defeats (6) Ohio State appeared first on Ride The Pine.
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