Jan. 16, 2018

Bates-Diop Rewarded for Leading Buckeyes to Undefeated Week

Keita Bates-Diop earned his second Big Ten Player of the Week in as many weeks and his third of the season after leading the Buckeyes to wins over Maryland in Columbus and another at Rutgers Sunday. Last week Bates-Diop averaged 23 points and 8.5 rebounds after scoring 26 points vs. the Terrapins and 20 points in the road win at Rutgers. He also blocked five Scarlet Knights shots in a 68-46 win.

Buckeyes Sweep Top 10 Foe

The No. 8/8 Ohio State University women’s ice hockey team used another offensive explosion, coupled with excellent goaltending, to wrap up a sweep of the No. 9/9 Robert Morris Colonials on Saturday afternoon at the OSU Ice Rink.

Buckeyes Take Down Minnesota

The No. 2 Ohio State University wrestling team (9-0, 4-0 Big Ten) raced out to a 20-0 edge by intermission before tacking on 11 more team points in the evening’s second half of matches to ultimately defeat No. 14 Minnesota (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) by a final tally of 31-7.

Mitchell Reaches 3K in Buckeyes Victory

Stephanie Mavunga scored 20 points and grabbed 16 boards to lead the Buckeyes to a 77-62 win over Indiana and improve to 5-0 in Big Ten play. Kelsey Mitchell became the 13th player in NCAA history to scores 13,000 points and moved to number 12 on the all-time scoring list.

Buckeyes Outgun Two Top 10 Opponents

On Saturday, the Buckeyes posted a team score of 4690, besting the Huskers (4667) and Rebels (4667). The score of 4690 is the second highest of the season and the 5th highest in program history.

Buckeye Sharpshooter Takes Home Title

Sixty-five competitors, including all 11 members of the Ohio State Pistol team, entered the 2018 Camp Perry Open pistol event. But only one emerged as the Pistol Overall Final champion, and that was Buckeye Anthony McCollum. After finishing second in qualification, he advanced to the Finals and fired a 235.7 to lead all shooters.

[View the story “Buckeyes In The News – Week of 1/16/18” on Storify]

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