December 3, 2018

Buckeye Best: Dec. 3

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Football (12-1, 8-1 Big Ten) | Big Ten Championship Recap | Rose Bowl Announcement

  • The Buckeyes claimed their second straight Big Ten championship with a 45-24 win over the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday.
  • Dwayne Haskins continues to rewrite the record book as he became the Big Ten’s single-season leader in total offensive yards with 4,702. He threw for 499 yards and five touchdowns in the game.
  • K. Dobbins became the first OSU player in program history to rush for 1,000+ yards in each of his first two seasons. He sits at 1,029 yards this year after rushing for 1,403 yards as a freshman.
  • The Buckeyes are set for a clash with Washington in the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California.

Men’s Basketball (7-1, 1-0 Big Ten) | Minnesota Recap

  • The men’s basketball team opened Big Ten play with a 79-59 win over Minnesota on Sunday night.
  • Six different Buckeyes cracked double-digits in scoring, led by Andre Wesson’s 16. Kaleb Wesson was right behind him with 15, while both C.J. Jackson and Musa Jallow tallied 11 each. Kyle Young and Duane Washington Jr. rounded out the group of six with 10 points each.

Women’s Basketball (4-2) | North Carolina Recap | Cincinnati Recap

  • The women’s basketball Buckeyes won a pair of games last week, knocking off North Carolina and Cincinnati.
  • OSU had to rally from a 14-point deficit to beat North Carolina, 79-69, on Thursday. Carmen Grande led the way with a game-high 23 points. Dorka Juhász poured in 18 points while pulling down 16 rebounds for a double-double. Carly Santoro also hit double-digits in scoring, notching 11 points.
  • The Buckeyes used a late push to put away Cincinnati on Sunday, 69-56. Juhász notched another double-double with game highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds. Santoro and Aaliyah Patty chipped in 10 points each.

Men’s Ice Hockey (9-4-3, 4-2-2 Big Ten) | Minnesota Game 1 | Minnesota Game 2

  • The men’s hockey team tied the Minnesota Golden Gophers in both games, but earned the extra Big Ten point with goals in three-on-three overtime periods in both games.
  • Matt Miller buried the one-timer with 1:20 left in the 3×3 OT period to get the extra point on Friday. Sean Romeo kept the Buckeyes in the game with a SportsCenter Top 10 save during the first overtime period.
  • Mason Jobst played the hero role on Saturday, taking a pass from Gordi Myer and scoring in the 3×3 period to give the Buckeyes four points on the weekend.

Women’s Ice Hockey (11-5-0, 7-3-0 WCHA) | Minnesota State Recap

  • The Buckeyes earned a road shutout against Minnesota State on Sunday, winning 2-0.
  • Andrea Braendli finished with 27 saves for the second shutout of her career.
  • Tatum Skaggs scored her 11th goal of the season to put the Buckeyes up in the first, and Sam Bouley added an insurance goal to help secure the win.

Wrestling (3-0) | Cliff Keen Invitational Recap

  • The wrestling Buckeyes took their third consecutive Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational championship over the weekend.
  • Joey McKenna, Myles Martin and Kolin Moore all earned individual championships.

Ohio State Athletics Schedule | December 3 – 10

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Men’s Basketball at Illinois – Chicago, Ill. – 7 p.m.

Women’s Basketball at Washington – Seattle, Wash. – 11 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Wrestling vs Wisconsin – Columbus, Ohio – 4 p.m.