Ohio State’s Thursday schedule includes two practices and media interviews

DAYTON, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s basketball team had a packed Thursday afternoon with two practices and a half hour of media interviews in preparation for its first-round matchup against No. 9-seed Siena Friday night at the University of Dayton Arena.

The Buckeyes had a closed practice early in the afternoon at an alternate practice site before heading to Dayton Arena to meet with the media at 4:30 p.m. After a half hour of availibility, the team then headed out for a 40-minute open practice in front of a friendly and cheering Ohio crowd.

Audio of the interviews with Evan Turner, Jon Diebler and Dallas Lauderdale as well as head coach Thad Matta are available by clicking the link above. A photo gallery of the Buckeyes’ afternoon is also posted.