Hoops Preview: Buckeyes Take On Villanova With Spot In Sweet 16 At Stake

The 7th-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes (20-11, 12-8) take on 2nd-seeded Villanova in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh as both teams look to advance to the South Regional semifinals next week. The Wildcats advanced out of the First Round with an 80-60 win over 15th-seeded Delaware on Friday, while the …

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 …

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 …

Kyle Young, Zed Key Remain Game-Time Decisions, More From Chris Holtmann

Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann met with the media on Wednesday to provide some updates on the health of his team and also to look ahead to the Buckeyes’ NCAA Tournament first-round matchup against Loyola Chicago. The highlights of everything Holtmann had to say can be found below. The team started preparing for …

NCAA Tournament Odds and Ends

Action starts in the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday evening with the first two games of the ‘First Four’, but the Buckeyes have a couple of days to rest and recuperate before their first game of the tournament on Friday afternoon against Loyola-Chicago. Buckeye Scoop will be in Pittsburgh starting on Thursday for coverage of Ohio …

A Big Ten Primer On The NCAA Tournament

The Big Ten led all conferences going into March Madness with nine teams selected to the field of 68 teams, or 13.2-percent of the field being from the 14-team league. But when you really look at the numbers, when you take the Big Ten’s automatic bid and the Iowa Hawkeyes off the table and all …

Buckeyes To Face Loyola Chicago In First Round Of NCAA Tournament

Ohio State (19-11) will take on Loyola Chicago (25-7) in the First Round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes enter the tournament as a 7-seed in the South Region and will play the 10-seed Ramblers. The game will take place in Pittsburgh on Friday. Tip-off is scheduled for 12:15 pm and the game will …

Buckeyes Upset In First-Round of NCAA Tournament By 15-Seed Oral Roberts 75-72

Oral Roberts forward Kevin Obanor scored 30 points and guard Max Abmas scored 29 in the Golden Eagles’ 75-72 overtime win over Ohio State. With 15-seed ORU downing the 2-seed Buckeyes, it was the first major upset of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Oral Roberts opened the game with a 7-0 lead, but it was OSU …

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 …

What You Should Know About Ohio State’s First-Round Opponent Oral Roberts

The journey of six March Madness games begins with one first-round step on Friday for the Buckeyes. As a 2-seed, Ohio State will play 15-seed Oral Roberts this Friday at 3:00 pm on CBS in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Given that this is the first-ever matchup between the two schools, you …

Buckeyes a 2-Seed in South Region, Will Face 15-Seed Oral Roberts

Ohio State is a 2-seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament and will open against 15-seed Oral Roberts on Friday. Tip time and location have yet to be determined. All games in this year’s tournament will be played in the Indianapolis area. The Buckeyes appeared to have moved past Iowa on the 2-line …

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