Football schools? Ohio State, Alabama thriving in hoops, too
Ohio State and Alabama competing for a national championship is hardly an unusual occurrence for either school. It just tends to happen in football. Six weeks after the Crimson Tide’s national championship game win over the Buckeyes, it just so happens that the two schools have a pair of the nation’s best basketball teams. No. […]
Michigan St beats No. 4 Ohio St 71-67, improves NCAA resume
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo walked into the locker room with fists in the air and an ear-to-ear grin on his face, welcoming water getting doused on him by Michigan State’s players celebrating what clearly was not just another win. Aaron Henry had 18 points to help the Spartans improve their chances of […]
PODCAST: B1Gger & Better – Episode 3
This week’s episode features a recap of last week’s big games, including Illinois blowing out Minnesota and Michigan getting a big road win over Ohio State. The guys will also take a look at teams with the toughest and easiest remaining schedules, discuss some bracketology, look at who’s on the rise and decline, and get you ready for this week’s action across the conference.
Dickinson’s 22 lifts No. 3 Michigan over No. 4 Ohio St 92-87
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hunter Dickinson had 22 points and nine rebounds and Eli Brooks scored 17 as No. 3 Michigan held off a late flurry to beat No. 4 Ohio State 92-87 Sunday. In a matchup of teams aiming for No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament, the Wolverines had pulled away and led […]
No. 4 Ohio State tops Penn State 92-82 for 7th straight win
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann let out a sigh, leaned forward toward his computer and rested his chin in his right hand. His cheeks were a bit flushed as his Zoom background flickered behind him after No. 4 Ohio State outlasted Penn State 92-82 in a back-and-forth game on Thursday. […]
Etzler keeps family tradition going as he looks ahead to future at Ohio State
Coming from a long lineage of basketball success, Kalen Etzler has proved his talent as a top-rated player in the Class of 2021. After finishing up his prep career at Crestview High School this winter, Etzler will turn his attention to playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes.
PODCAST: B1Gger & Better – Episode 2
This week’s episode features a recap of last week’s big games, including Iowa getting a couple big wins and Michigan coming back to beat Wisconsin. The guys will also discuss some bracketology just a month away from the NCAA Tournament, what to expect from the Wolverines coming off their three-week hiatus, who’s on the rise and decline, and get you ready for this week’s action across the conference.
No. 3 Michigan, No. 4 Ohio State meet to top AP Top 25 slate
Third-ranked Michigan and fourth-ranked Ohio State have found themselves atop the crowd of teams chasing unbeatens Gonzaga and Baylor. Their meeting Sunday headlines the national AP Top 25 schedule for the week, a matchup of teams contending for No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament and more. Michigan (14-1, 9-1 Big Ten) returned Sunday from […]
Gonzaga, Baylor top NCAA committee’s initial rankings
Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan and Ohio State are the top seeds in the initial rankings for the committee that will ultimately select the field of 68 for the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs were the top overall seed, followed by the Bears in rankings released Saturday by the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. It’s a snapshot […]
Liddell’s 19 points power No. 4 Ohio St over Indiana 78-59
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and Justin Sueing had 16 as No. 4 Ohio State pulled away to rout Indiana 78-59 on Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Buckeyes (17-4, 11-4 Big Ten) have won nine of their last 10 and have settled into a style of play that has […]