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April 16-19

Women’s Golf

Ohio St. cruises to 2nd straight Buckeye title
It was the first victory of the season for Ohio State. The Buckeyes, No. 21 in Golfweek’s rankings, set themselves up for the win with an opening-round 304


Late runs help Buckeyes rout Spartans

Big Ten Network – ‎EAST LANSING, Mich. — No. 20 Ohio State finished off its 12-3 victory over Michigan State (18-20) in emphatic fashion on Saturday.

Buckeyes rip Spartans in series opener

Lansing State Journal – ‎EAST LANSING – Two teams tied for first place in the Big Ten. Two aces on the mound. It had the makings of a closely played pitchers’ duel.

Winners and losers:
Yahoo! Sports
Ohio State (21-10) – The Buckeyes proved they’re still the team to beat in the Big Ten after a road series win over Michigan State.

Buckeyes rally to escape with victory

Big Ten Network – ‎EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan State Spartans bullpen was unable to finish off a strong performance by Kurt Wunderlich on Saturday.

Lack of clutch hits dooms MSU in loss

Lansing State Journal – ‎EAST LANSING – Michigan State is getting the hits so far in a three-game set with Ohio State, but not the ones that push runs across the plate.

Spartans avoid Ohio State sweep

MSU State News – Redshirt freshman second baseman Ryan Jones fields a grounder during the sixth inning of Sunday’s game against Ohio State. MSU beat Ohio State, 14-7.

Ohio State drops series finale with Michigan State

OSU – The Lantern – ‎Hot hitting continued but seven runs on 14 hits weren’t enough for the Buckeyes to finish the series sweep against Michigan State Sunday in East Lansing as

Spartans pick up Bucciferro, defeat Buckeyes
Big Ten Network
Even though Tony Bucciferro struggled on Sunday, the Michigan State Spartans found a way to pull through and defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes 14-7.

MSU ends losing streak with offensive breakout

The Detroit News – Michigan State’s baseball team ended a four-game losing streak Sunday with a 17-7 victory over visiting Ohio State. MSU (23-9, 5-4 Big Ten) broke a 5-5 tie


Marder drives in two to boost Buckeyes

Big Ten Network – ‎EAST LANSING, Mich. — The No. 20 Ohio State Buckeyes were carried to a 7-3 win over the Michigan State Spartans (18-21) by a strong performance from Sam

Buckeyes sweep 2-game weekend series

MSU State News – Junior shortstop Lindsey Hansen slides into second base while Ohio State’s Alicia Herron covers the base during the third inning Sunday at Old College Field

Softball Falls to No. 20 Ohio State, 7-3

WILX-TV – EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State softball team (18-21, 4-6 Big Ten) closed out its weekend series against No. 20 Ohio State today (April 18) with a

Men’s Tennis

Men’s tennis falls to No. 5 Ohio State in Columbus
Daily Illini
5 Ohio State defeated the Illini 6-1 in Columbus, Ohio, which almost assured the Buckeyes the title with just two regular season matches remaining.

Men’s Lacrosse

Denver Rallies to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
Lacrosse Magazine Online
“It was a very frustrating game for us defensively because Ohio State really took us out of our game early,” said head coach Bill Tierney.

Women’s Lacrosse

Penn State dominates second half to seize victory
The Daily Collegian Online
After an early second-half goal from the Buckeyes (8-5, 1-3), the Lions settled down on defense and kept Ohio State scoreless for 10 minutes.


Heyward still loving life at Ohio State

ESPN – He might be the first college football star in history to gush about new facilities and not be referring to a weight room,

Pryor striving to become total package

OSU – The Lantern – Quarterback Terrelle Pryor turns to hand the ball off to a running back during OSU’s victory over Iowa on Nov. 14 Both highs and lows have encompassed

Progress report

Columbus Dispatch – Terrelle Pryor credits his improved passing to working with quarterbacks coach Nick Siciliano on his mechanics and doing lots of video study.

Despite growing pains, Pryor looks like a QB

Plain Dealer– APOhio State University quarterback Terrelle Pryor.Columbus — Terrelle Pryor should understand what former Florida

Pryor plays in Buckeyes’ scrimmage

Detroit Free Press – AP COLUMBUS, Ohio – Defensive tackle John Simon recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown Saturday as he led a dominating defensive effort in Ohio

Defense dominant, maintains scarlet jerseys once again

OSU – The Lantern – Ohio State’s Brandon Saine runs into traffic. Saine sat out Saturday’s scrimmage with a hamstring injury. In what has become a familiar scene,

Ohio State football notebook Hard-working Simon has big day

Columbus Dispatch 

Extra incentive: Tressel’s contract reflects the market for big-time football coaches Columbus Dispatch

John Simon scores in OSU scrimmage

Youngstown Vindicator – The Ghost of Great Defenses Past poked his head in the doorway and interrupted Ohio State coach Jim Tressel’s news conference.

Ohio State defense dominates Buckeyes’ scrimmage

Plain Dealer (blog) – Now a sophomore, OSU defensive lineman John Simon was impressive in Saturday’s jersey

Ohio State’s Pryor growing in leadership role
Toledo Blade
Spring practice wraps up this week with the Spring Game in Ohio Stadium on Saturday. Sophomore tight end Jake Stoneburner thinks Buckeyes fans will see an

Ohio State’s Pryor isn’t listening to Heisman talk

ESPN – ‎AP Like a kid putting his hands over his ears to block something he doesn’t want to hear, the Ohio State quarterback is ignoring idle talk and focusing on

Men’s Basketball

OSU-bound Craft shows off his skills Columbus Dispatch

Shark week: Titus seeking opinions from Kimmel, Simmons

OSU Lantern – As a friend of then-Ohio State freshman Greg Oden, Mark Titus began his OSU basketball career as a team manager. However, shaky camera work, lazy water bottle filling and sub-par punctuality quickly forced him back into the general student population.