Chris Holtmann Announces Men’s Basketball Staff Promotions

From an Ohio State release. Holtmann Announces Staff PromotionsJake Diebler promoted to associate head coach, Mike Netti elevated to assistant coach COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann announced staff promotions on Thursday, chief among them are the promotion of Jake Diebler to associate head coach and the elevation of Mike Netti to assistant coach. “Jake has a very …

Chris Holtmann, Malaki Branham Talk Draft Decision, Next Steps

Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann met with reporters on Wednesday along with freshman guard Malaki Branham. Branham reaffirmed his NBA draft intentions and afterward he and Holtmann answered questions about the decision process and feedback both had received. The highlights of everything that Holtmann and Branham had to say can be found below. …

Malaki Branham Staying In NBA Draft

Ohio State freshman guard Malaki Branham announced on Wednesday that he is staying in the 2022 NBA Draft. “I want to give a special thanks to Coach Holtmann for believing in me and trusting my abilities,” Branham said after making it known that he was staying in the draft. Branham originally announced his intentions to …

Former Buckeye Guard Meechie Johnson Announces Transfer To South Carolina

Former Ohio State freshman guard Meechie Johnson announced two weeks ago that he was entering the transfer portal. On Monday, he revealed his destination. Johnson is transferring to South Carolina where he will have three years of eligibility remaining. Johnson played in 26 games this past season for the Buckeyes, starting five times. He suffered …

West Virginia Guard Sean McNeil Announces Transfer To Ohio State

West Virginia guard Sean McNeil has announced via social media that he has committed to Ohio State. One day after missing out on a transfer from Kansas State guard Nijel Pack, Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann added the 6-foot-3, 210-pound McNeil out of Morgantown. McNeil averaged 12.2 points per game as a senior this …

Ohio State Transfer Target Nijel Pack Commits To Miami

The Buckeyes have already lost a 13-point scorer to the NBA in freshman Malaki Branham, and today they missed out on gaining a 17-point scorer in the form of 6-foot guard Nijel Pack. Pack announced his transfer to Miami. Pack is a transfer from Kansas State where last year as a sophomore he averaged 17.4 …

Healthy Seth Towns Back For Seventh Year

A familiar face will be returning for Chris Holtmann’s team in 2022 as we learned on Friday that Seth Towns will be back for one more season in the Scarlet and Gray. The news was first reported by Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch and later confirmed by BuckeyeScoop.com. Towns missed the entire 2021-22 season …

Big Ten Conference Announces Future Sites for Football Championship Game, Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournaments

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament is headed to the Target Center in Minneapolis, but first it’ll spend a year in Chicago. The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the future sites through 2024 for it’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, as well as the football championship game. While basketball will be moving from Indianapolis, the …

Freshman Guard Meechie Johnson Transferring From Ohio State

Ohio State freshman guard Meechie Johnson announced on Tuesday that he is entering the transfer portal. “Since a kid, I’ve always dreamed of playing at The Ohio State University, and I will always be able to say God gave me what my heart desired,” Johnson wrote in a social media post. “First, I would like …

Chris Holtmann Adds Jack Owens As Assistant Coach

Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann announced the hiring of Jack Owens as an assistant coach on Monday. The addition of Owens is the first announced hiring following the departures of assistants Ryan Pedon and Tony Skinn following the 2021-2022 season. Owens spent the last five seasons as the head coach at Miami (Ohio). …

Wright State Star Guard Tanner Holden Announces Transfer To Ohio State

One day after Ohio State lost a star shooting guard with the presumed departure to the NBA Draft of Malaki Branham, Buckeye head coach Chris Holtmann didn’t waste any time in replacing him, as Wright State guard Tanner Holden announced via social media on Saturday that he is transferring to Ohio State. Holden (6-6 185) …

Ohio State Freshman Malaki Branham Entering 2022 NBA Draft

Ohio State freshman guard Malaki Branham announced today that he is entering his name into the 2022 NBA Draft. Branham was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year this past season for the Buckeyes. He averaged 13.7 points per game while starting 31 of OSU’s 32 games. The deadline to drop out of the draft …

EJ Liddell Entering 2022 NBA Draft

Ohio State junior forward EJ Liddell has announced that he will be entering the 2022 NBA Draft and will be hiring an agent. Liddell averaged 19.4 points, 7.9 rebounds, 2.6 blocks, and 2.5 assists per game. He is only the third player in the last 30 years to average numbers like that, joining Jason Thompson …

Around The Oval: Betting Guide For Sweet 16, Look Ahead To College Football Futures

Around The Oval is presented by Todd Pennington with Revolution Mortgage. Check out today’s rates HERE! The Buckeyes are out of the tournament but March Madness is rolling on strong with the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 this coming weekend. What are the best bets? Which futures bets should you be looking at? Looking at college …

Has Buckeye Basketball Reached Its Breaking Point?

Sunday’s NCAA Tournament exit for the Ohio State men’s basketball program wasn’t unexpected. They were the underdogs against a very good Villanova team with a championship pedigree, after all. That won’t stop some people from pointing at the fact that the Buckeyes have once again failed to get out of the first weekend of NCAA …

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