Archive for OSU Feature
Jan
14

Ahrens’ Three-Pointer Spares OSU A Colossal Collapse

Flushed…Kyle Young got his usual double figures with emphasis (below) in Wednesday’s win against Northwestern. But Ohio State escaped trouble when Versailles product Justin Ahrens delivered a welcome three-pointerin the nick of time. Bruce Hooley writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
10

Olave Gives OSU Hope Vs. ‘Bama’s Smith, Harris

With Ohio State and Alabama’s national championship showdown Monday night, we analyze three key battles that could determine who leaves the stadium atop college football’s throne.

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Jan
9

Bucks’ Balance Overcomes Injury Woes, No. 15 Rutgers

A sustained rally spanning the late first half and early second half gave Ohio State enough separation to withstand a shrinking point-guard supply…and some late adventures. Bruce Hooley shares the details of the Buckeyes’ latest basketball win.

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Jan
9

Sermon Comes Alive Just in Time For Ohio State

Oklahoma transfer overcame LCL injury and finally adapted to new surroundings in running for team record 331 yards against Northwestern in Big Ten championship game and another 193 against Clemson in College Football Playoff. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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Jan
8

Davis and Myers To Suit Up Beside Each Other For Last Time

Starting beside each other at center and right guard their past two seasons at Ohio State, Monday is likely the final time Josh Myers and Wyatt Davis will play on the same offensive line. Andy Anders writes for PressPros.

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Jan
7

Ohio State Football: Shaun Wade Faces Toughest Test Of Season

With Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith suiting up against him Monday, Ohio State cornerback Shaun Wade faces his toughest task of the season. Andy Anders writes for Press Pros.

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Jan
5

Day Says Fields “Expected To Play” Against Alabama

With national media focused on his availability to play, the Buckeyes’ redshirt junior quarterback and his back injury was the hot topic during Ohio State’s news conference leading to the College Football Playoff national championship game. Mark Znidar writes.

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Jan
3

Buckeyes Search For Answers In Lopsided Loss to Minnesota

Ohio State struggles to integrate new players with holdover talent to form a consistent product game-to-game. The Buckeyes (and Kyle Young, below) fell Sunday to #21-ranked Minnesota, 77-60. Bruce Hooley writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
2

Anders Notebook: Ohio State Advances to National Title Game

How did they do it?  Probably because the Buckeyes weren’t hampered as much by a limited schedule as some feared…and because Clemson wasn’t as formidable as some claimed.  And, oh yes…there was this guy named Justin Fields. Andy Anders shares his notebook on the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
2

Ohio State Shuts Down Clemson, Shuts up Swinney

Justin Fields atoned for last year, set records in doing it, and Trey Sermon continued to be the back that no one imagined was there back in October.  Bottom line…the Buckeyes (and tight end Luke Ferrell, below) looked like world beaters in a beatdown of Clemson in CFP semi-final. Mark Znidar writes in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
1

Ohio State Out To Quiet Clemson’s Swinney In CFP

It’s seems as though it’s Ohio State against the college football world, because many don’t think they are worthy of the playoffs having played only six games. Can coach Ryan Day and the Buckeyes prove them wrong? Mark Znidar’s final words before tonight’s game…today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
30

Nebraska Can’t Keep Pace With Red-Hot Ahrens, Buckeyes

Justin Ahrens game-high 18 points highlights a victory Ohio State needed after letting a win slip away Saturday at Northwestern.

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Dec
30

Ohio State Game-Planning for Lawrence’s Scrambling

Buckeyes will go into College Football Playoff semifinal against Clemson with bad memories of the Tigers’ quarterback hurting them badly with his feet as much as his arm. Mark Znidar writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
29

Ohio State Football: Offensive Line Steadies Ohio State Attack

If the Buckeyes’ offense were its namesake tree, it’d be an unenviable task to predict which pods will bear the nuts every Ohioan can recognize in any given game.

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Dec
26

Abysmal Shot Selection Late Dooms OSU In One-Point Defeat

Leading by seven points most of the last 10 minutes, and by five with 3:29 to play, Ohio State came unhinged down the stretch and handed what should have been an easy victory to Northwestern on Saturday. Bruce Hooley writes the story for today today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
23

Bucks’ Comeback Powers Provide Another Rescue

The offense came alive in the second half and the defense clamped down. The Buckeyes wiped out a 16-point lead to beat 11th-ranked Rutgers. Bruce Hooley writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
19

OSU’s Freshman Prove Capable Despite Lack of Hype

Freshmen Zed Key and Eugene Brown didn’t inspire the optimism of Chris Holtmann’s previous headline recruits, but they came up big for the No. 20 Buckeyes in a 77-70 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

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Dec
19

Notebook: Ohio State Outlasts Northwestern

They weren’t vintage.  Or were they?  Buckeyes show a lot of gut and mettle, and a record-breaking performance at running back, to win Big Ten Championship over Northwestern. Andy Anders writes for Press Pros.

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Dec
18

Ohio State Goes For 4th Straight Big Ten Championship

The odds makers says the outcome is a foregone conclusion with Northwestern being a 20 1/2-point underdog; Buckeyes won 2019 meeting in regular season 52-3. Mark Znidar writes tomorrow’s Buckeye preview.

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Dec
18

Despite Lack Of Games, Ohio State Feels Ready For Title Run

The Buckeyes are leaning on a theory…that rising above hardship breeds success.  And there’s been plenty of hardship as they prepare for tomorrow’s Big Ten Championship matchup with Northwestern. Andy Anders writes for today’s Press Pros.

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