Check out Buckeye All-American Evan Turner front-and-center on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s annual NCAA tournament preview issue. An inside look at Turner’s photo shoot is available on the photo gallery above.

Below the photo, read some reactions from Buckeye fans submitted on the official Ohio State athletics Facebook page …

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  • Jason Brown GREAT shot of America’s best college basketball player. GO BUCKS!!!
  • Scott Lemmon One more for the collection. I have every SI with Ohio State on the cover.
  • Edward Blackstone yes were goin to take the hardware this year baby. i cant wait till they cut down them nets.
  • Jeff Yeck Sweet!! What a cover,GO BUCKS!!
  • Scott Weaver that pic is SWEET!
  • Becky Romich How cool is that?!
  • Matthew Benecke The Headline should be National Champion and Player of the year
  • Joe Link couldn’t find a better S.I. cover than that!
  • Austin Minnigerode BEST PLAYER IN THE COUNTRY PERIOD. I cant wait to play as him on NBA 2011 or 2012 it will be sweet and oh yea lets go bucks, a national championship is on the way.
  • Travis McCulloch “The Villain” looks happy…
  • Jay Morales Evan Turner…..Big 10 Player of the year & should be National player of the year! Them Buckeyes are BEASTLY! Buckeye 4 Life!!!!
  • Carol Cosby-Tillar Love ET!!!! Go Buckeyes!!
  • Kishan Peddanna ET is great but Buckeyes can’t go farther then Elite 8 unfortunately unless Diebler, Buford, and Lighty play literally godlike
  • Chase Kempher mr player of the year on the cover nice! buckeyes all the way in the tourney
  • Suzie Webb-Tesmer Love It! Nobody is more deserving! Way to go E.T.! We love you!