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Jan. 22

Women’s Basketball

Buckeyes overcome dry spell, avoid upset Columbus Dispatch

Close again, but U-M women’s basketball can’t top No. 5 Ohio State

AnnArbor.com – ‎Michigan’s Carmen Reynolds battles for a rebound with Ohio State’s Shavelle Little, a Huron High School graduate, and Jantel Lavender during the second half

Spartans handle Boilermakers; UM falls short in upset bid
Detroit Free Press
5 Ohio State 59, Michigan 56: Jantel Lavender scored 20 points for the Buckeyes in Ann Arbor. After a shot-clock violation by Ohio State (20-1,

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines – Recap – January 21 …
ESPN.com – NCAA Women’s Basketball Recap: Final statistics from the Ohio State vs. Michigan game played on January 21, 2010.

Men’s Basketball

Ohio State Buckeyes’ Mark Titus writing his ticket from end of the bench
Plain Dealer
But an insider writing like an outsider still holds a niche, and self-deprecation in a world of egos still finds an audience, one that Ohio State team …

Ohio State’s Buford a new man Toledo Blade – Libbey grad expands role with Buckeyes

Healthy Buckeyes seek revenge

OSU Lantern – Injuries are never beneficial to any team. At times, however, they can have a funny effect. In the case of the Ohio State men’s basketball team, injuries, both this season and last, have allowed the Buckeyes to come together in times of despair.

Wrestling

Penn State’s new coach aims high Columbus Dispatch

**Ohio State opens its home season vs. Penn State at 2 p.m. Sunday in St. John Arena.

Football

Ohio State’s Cordle wants look from NFL Columbus Dispatch

Big Ten programs of the decade
ESPN (blog)
Ohio State dominated the Big Ten for most of the decade, so the Buckeyes are the clear No. 1. Iowa and Michigan are extremely close for No. …

Ohio State’s 2002 recruiting class ranked as No. 2 group of the decade in college football Cleveland Plain Dealer Interesting best of the decade list from Bruce Feldman of ESPN.com, who brings an informed big picture perspective on both the national recruiting scene and national college football scene. So trust the list. It’s of the top 10 recruiting classes of the decade, and when I saw the title of the list, I immediately had to wonder where Ohio State’s 2002 class landed.

2003 USC Trojans and 2002 Ohio State Buckeyes are among the best …
ESPN.com -Ohio State Buckeyes, 2002: This was quite the star-crossed class. For all of the talk about the Buckeyes’ struggles in big games, the class won all four of

College football’s team of the decade
ESPN
Jim Tressel led the Buckeyes to Big Ten dominance in the 2000s. 5. Ohio State. The Buckeyes have never been as dominant in the Big …

Men’s Lacrosse

InsideLacrosse.com 2010 NCAA Preview: No. 21 Ohio State | IL Blog …
The 2009 season was both a first and a last for the Ohio State Buckeyes, who entered the Nick Myers era and played their last game (at least, for the time.

Jan. 21

Women’s Gymnastics

Good, better, Best: Gymnast carries battered Buckeyes

OSU Lantern – Plagued with injuries that sidelined four girls for the remainder of the season, the OSU women’s gymnastics team will rely heavily on the shoulders of junior Rebecca Best in 2010. “Her role will continue to be one of our most consistent competitors,” coach Carey Fagan said.

Women’s Basketball

Buckeyes expect a test at Michigan Columbus Dispatch OSU-Michigan preview

Prahalis aiming to use hot shooting to torch Michigan

OSU Lantern – Tonight, Samantha Prahalis will face the foe that started it all. The sophomore point guard made the game-clinching shot against Michigan on Jan. 3, jump-starting a career-best scoring spree. When the season was set to begin, no one could have predicted Prahalis’ success, but she came out firing in the pre-season WNIT, averaging 14.

Wolverines will need solid defense to defeat No. 5 Ohio State Michigan Daily – When Michigan coach Kevin Borseth pictures the women’s basketball team’s defense, he wants to imagine a solid block. Borseth said his team’s defense has, at times, reminded him of swiss cheese. And its holes represent a lot of gaping problems.

Home cooking: Bucks whip up sizeable advantage at Schott

OSU Lantern – With the win over Indiana Sunday, the Ohio State women’s basketball team improved to 15-0 at home this season. Home success is nothing new for the No. 5 Buckeyes, who are 123-9 as the home team during coach Jim Foster’s eight-year tenure. The Buckeyes have had just one season under Foster in which they lost more than two home games.

Women’s basketball keeps on rolling

U Weekly – Another week, another two wins for the Ohio State University women’s basketball team. The Buckeye offense has looked nearly invincible this

Men’s Basketball

Healthy Buckeyes seek revenge

OSU Lantern – Injuries are never beneficial to any team. At times, however, they can have a funny effect. In the case of the Ohio State men’s basketball team, injuries, both this season and last, have allowed the Buckeyes to come together in times of despair.

While Turner steals spotlight, Lighty does dirty work, turns in career season

OSU Lantern – There’s no arguing who the go-to player is on the Ohio State men’s basketball team. Whenever the Buckeyes desperately need a basket they turn to junior guard Evan Turner. As Turner continually leads OSU in every offensive statistical category, he is the recipient of frequent accolades and praise for his contribution to the team.

Three wins and Mr. Rainmaker-that’s a good week

The Other Paper One could argue that Evan Turner is the best-known player on the Ohio State men’s basketball team, and with good reason. Last week’s Big Ten Player of the Week is a Wooden Award candidate and a First Team all-conference pick.

Synchronized Swimming

Stint out West gives OSU athlete leg up in pool

The Columbus Dispatch At 22, Shively has earned spots on two prestigious teams: the U.S. National and Ohio State, which last year won its 25th collegiate championship. She’ll compete this weekend in the Ohio State Tri-Meet Routine and Technical Competitions.

Men’s Hockey

OSU embarks on challenging trip to Michigan State

OSU Lantern – Veterans on the Ohio State men’s hockey team are excited to head to East Lansing, Mich., to face off with No. 10 Michigan State. Defenseman Matt Bartkowski and forward Zac Dalpe are both ready for a return trip to Munn Ice Arena. “It’s supposed to be a tough atmosphere, but I think we as a team like it.

Men’s Volleyball

Hardly a luau: Back from difficult Hawaii trip, OSU gauges expectations

OSU Lantern – The No. 13 Ohio State men’s volleyball team has quietly been one of the university’s most successful athletic programs for the past two seasons. The Buckeyes have won consecutive Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association conference titles and have reached the NCAA semifinals in both seasons.

Men’s Tennis

Men’s tennis results Columbus Dispatch

Football

Big Ten teams of the decade
ESPN (blog)
Ohio State 2006: No Big Ten team this decade looked more dominant than these Buckeyes, who steamrolled their way through the Big Ten behind Heisman Trophy

Decade’s best game
ESPN
Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (2OT), 2003 Fiesta Bowl. The last night of the Hurricanes dynasty. The Buckeyes pulled one of the bigger title-deciding upsets of

Jan. 20

Men’s Basketball

Evan almighty for Buckeyes Turner helps deliver early knockout punch against Wildcats

The Columbus Dispatch – A week ago, after a stunning comeback victory at Purdue, Ohio State coach Thad Matta joked that he thought Evan Turner was 50 percent back to the player he was before his back injury. Two days ago, Turner estimated he was 90 percent of his former self. Last night, he said the same.

Watch Ohio State vs. Northwestern Game Highlights on BigTenNetwork.com

ESPN: Turner flirts with triple-double as Buckeyes ground Wildcats after upset

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Buckeyes’ offense on cruise control in Ohio State’s romp over Northwestern

Home win always a big deal in Big Ten  The Columbus Dispatch – Say, did you know that Eddie George was at the Ohio State basketball game last night? He was sitting courtside and he stood up and waived and got a big cheer, and some sarcastic folks even suggested that maybe there was a column in all that, uh, excitement.

Ohio State routs Northwestern 76-56
Chicago Tribune
Ohio State, spurred on by former Buckeyes football great Eddie George in the stands, shot 56 percent in the first half and nearly 52 percent overall against

Football

Big Ten moments of the decade ESPN The last decade brought us many memorable moments in the Big Ten. From coaching milestones to individual awards to a national championship to the possibility of expansion, the Big Ten had it all in the aughts.

Willis and Feller among latest ‘Great Ohioans’ The Columbus Dispatch Former Ohio State great Bill Willis and Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer Bob Feller are among the 2010 “Great Ohioans” honored at the Statehouse.The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and Capitol Square Foundation today approved the honorees from nominations submitted by individuals and organizations statewide.

  

Jan. 16-19 

Men’s Track and Field

Ohio State men’s track wins The Dual
AnnArbor.com
Ohio State won 10 of 15 events Saturday at the University of Michigan Indoor Track Building, beating Michigan 92-70. The Buckeyes reclaimed “The Dual”

Wrestling

OSU wrestling team strives for another strong finish to season

OSU Lantern – After starting the season 11-1, the No. 3 ranked Ohio State wrestling team is looking to avoid a midseason slump and finish the season strong.  The Buckeyes were in a similar position the past two years and ended each season by finishing second in the nation.

Men’s Basketball

Nothing mild about Wildcats Columbus Dispatch OSU-Northwestern preview

Buckeyes show more resiliency this time

Columbus Dispatch – The Ohio State men’s basketball team was lost at Wisconsin without Evan Turner. Little more than two weeks later, the Buckeyes showed they could play with or without him.

Projecting the Field: One-time title hopefuls hoping not to fall out CBS Sports – Ohio State is showing that it is quite a different team with a healthy Evan Turner. Turner took over at the end of the Purdue game, leading the Buckeyes to a big comeback win on the road. They followed that up with a win over Wisconsin on Saturday. Three of their five losses came without Turner in the lineup, and that is a consideration for the committee.

Chicago Sun-Times: Carmody looking for mo’ of sameNORTHWESTERN AT OHIO STATE | 6 TONIGHT, BTN 

As Evan Turner grows stronger, so do the surging Buckeyes in Big Ten race Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mansfield New Journal: OSU’s Turner selected Big 10 Player of Week

BigTenNetwork.com Game Highlights – Ohio State vs. Wisconsin

‘Shark’ strikes again: Video is latest Mark Titus masterpiece

OSU Lantern – By now, almost everyone has heard the story of team manager turned bench warmer turned Internet sensation Mark Titus. Titus, a senior on the Ohio State men’s basketball team and creator of the blog Club Trillion, has made a name for himself, due in large part to his writing abilities.

OSU Insider Columbus Dispatch

Wisconsin splits season series with Ohio State
Daily Cardinal
the Badgers could not pull out a victory, For the Buckeyes, Turner’s presence made an immediate impact. He scored six of Ohio State’s first nine points

Quick roundup from Saturday’s slate:
ESPN (blog)
Ohio State, even at 3-3 in the Big Ten, may be the toughest challenger for Michigan State in the Big Ten now that Evan Turner is back. The Buckeyes’ win

Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team back on radar after …
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Ohio St. 60, Wisconsin 51
USA Today
Columbus, OH (Sports Network) – David Lighty scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting, and the Ohio State Buckeyes made another move back toward a national

Ohio State men’s basketball team shows it won’t go quietly when trailing in games
Plain Dealer
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Losing is easy. After a 22-point loss at Wisconsin 16 days ago, Ohio State center Dallas Lauderdale said the Buckeyes weren’t even tired.

Women’s Basketball

Lavender sparks victory after injury Columbus Dispatch

Prahalis scores 23, Lavender 20 for No. 5 Ohio State in 81-64 win over Indiana
Los Angeles Times
5 Ohio State past Indiana 81-64 on Sunday. Sarah Schulze had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Buckeyes (19-1, 7-0 Big Ten), who never trailed in winning …

Prahalis paces Ohio State in victory

OSU Lantern – Ohio State beat Indiana behind a combined 43 points from Samantha Prahalis and Jantel Lavender in a sloppy contest Sunday at the Schottenstein Center.

No. 5 Buckeyes pull away from IU late
The Herald-Times (subscription)
AP COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State keeps winning, even if those wins don’t come easily. Samantha Prahalis scored 23 … Please log in to read the rest of this …

Lady Hoosiers fall to top-ranked Buckeyes
Indiana Daily Student
However, the daunting statistics did not scare off IU (10-8, 3-4) as they took on the Ohio State Buckeyes (19-1, 7-0) in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday.

Buckeyes are bruised, not beaten in Big Ten Columbus Dispatch

Prahalis leads OSU over Illini: College Basketball Roundup
Plain Dealer
Ohio State’s Brittany Johnson, right, drives to the basket against Illinois’ Lydia McCully during the second half of

Men’s Hockey

Road to the Frozen Four: What to watch for
Detroit Free Press
having just completed a series against Notre Dame and now facing Ohio State and Michigan the next two weekends. The Buckeyes (9-12-1, 7-8-1-1) have

Football

Big Ten players of the decade ESPN – Our decade recap continues with a look at the top players in the Big Ten from 2000-09. The league produced just one Heisman Trophy winner, Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith in 2006, but many other national award recipients on both sides of the ball.

Moeller optimistic he’ll play this year Columbus Dispatch

AM Ohio State Buckeyes Links: Former OSU kicker waits on opportunity; OSU …
Plain Dealer (blog)
Survive: The Ohio State Buckeyes received a scare on Sunday when All-America center and Cleveland native Jantel Lavender went down with an injury in the

Looking back at the Buckeyes’ football season: Ohio State’s defense rose up …
Plain Dealer
There is always someone up next at Ohio State, and underclassmen like linemen John Simon and Garrett Goebel and safety Orhian Johnson will get their chances

Nugent knows how fickle life is for a kicker Columbus Dispatch

‘Beanie’ carries himself well

Columbus Dispatch – After a shaky start and a bout of homesickness, the former Ohio State player is again running with abandon

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