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Rousing Buckeye Defense Rattles Ramblers 54-41 To Advance In NCAA Tournament

Described as an “old-fashioned rock fight” by Buckeye head coach Chris Holtmann during the game, the rocks never stopped, nor did the fighting, as 7-seed Ohio State (20-11) trudged through a physical 54-41 first-round NCAA Tournament victory over 10-seed Loyola Chicago (25-8). The Buckeyes held the Ramblers to just 15-of-56 (.268) shooting from the field …
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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 …
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Chris Holtmann, Duane Washington Preview NCAA Matchup With Oral Roberts

Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann and junior guard Duane Washington spoke with reporters on Tuesday to provide some updates on the health of the team and also to preview Friday’s NCAA Tournament game against Oral Roberts. Here are the highlights of everything that was said. Chris Holtmann — Yesterday was important for the …