Basketball

Hoops Preview: Buckeyes Set For First-Round Matchup Friday Against Loyola Chicago

Ohio State (19-11, 12-8) opens Friday’s first-round action as a 7-seed in the NCAA Tournament with a contest against the 10-seed Loyola Chicago Ramblers (25-7, 13-5). The Buckeyes enter the game having lost four of their last five games, including a matchup they were favored in against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. They …