Ohio State Basketball: Scotty Middleton enters NCAA Transfer Portal

April 1, 2024

Ohio State guard Scotty Middleton has decided to put his name into the NBA Draft while also entering the NCAA Transfer Portal. Ephesians 2:8#LLDON pic.twitter.com/7lnfaj3Dj8 — Scotty Middleton (@ScottyMiddleto9) April 1, 2024 The former four-star out of Sunrise Christian high school was a main piece in last season’s recruiting class and had a solid first season for the Buckeyes. In thirty games played this season, he averaged 4.4 points per…


Ohio State Basketball: Jake Diebler’s First Offseason Preview

March 30, 2024

Ohio State basketball head coach Jake Diebler is heading into his first offseason with strong momentum that he hopes will translate throughout the program. On Tuesday night, Ohio State’s season ended with a 79-77 loss to Georgia in the NIT Quarterfinals. The season was not perfect, but the team never gave up. On February 13th the team was 15-12 and 4-10 in conference play. Chris Holtmann was let go a…


Ohio State Basketball: Jake Diebler Hires USC Upstate Head Coach Dave Dickerson as Assistant Coach

March 25, 2024

Jake Diebler was named the head coach for Ohio State on March 17th and since then, the Buckeyes have made the NIT Elite 8 and been active in adding to their new coaching staff. This morning, it was announced that Diebler has hired USC Upstate head coach Dave Dickerson to return to Ohio State as an assistant coach. Dickerson, 56, has been a coach for over twenty seasons at numerous…


Ohio State Basketball: Interim Tag Removed, Jake Diebler Named 18th Buckeye Head Coach

March 16, 2024

The Ohio State basketball head coaching search is complete as Athletic Director Ross Bjork removes the interim tag from Jake Diebler. This news about Jake Diebler was first reported by The Ohio State Hoops Insider and later confirmed by Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch and Jeff Goodman of The Field of 68. Sources are telling me that Jake Diebler will be the next Head Coach for the Ohio State…


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Fall to Illinois, NCAA Tournament Hopes Shattered

March 16, 2024

The Ohio State basketball team saw its NCAA Tournament hopes shattered after a disappointing loss to Illinois in the Big Ten Quarterfinals. Illinois finished as the second-best team in the Big Ten this season behind the All-Big Ten first-team selections of Terrance Shannon Jr and Marcus Dosmak. This was seen as one of the toughest matchups the Buckeyes would have as the Illini defeated them in Columbus earlier this season….


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Muscle Out Victory Against Iowa to Advance in Big Ten Tournament

March 15, 2024

The Ohio State basketball team defeated Iowa 90-78 to advance in the Big Ten Tournament and keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Jake Diebler’s Buckeyes are riding a four-game winning streak and taking on a desperate Iowa Hawkeyes team, who needed to win to keep their hopes alive. They are currently in the next four-out category in several bracketology websites. Ohio State started the game off on fire, going up…


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Need Strong Big Ten Tournament for March Madness Berth

March 13, 2024

Jake Diebler has his Ohio State Buckeyes on a roll since he took over as head coach when Chris Holtmann was fired in mid-February. Before Diebler was promoted, Ohio State Basketball was 14-11 and nowhere near an NCAA Tournament bid. But the long-time Buckeye assistant coach took the team’s struggles as motivation to make his team better and shock the basketball world. Ohio State went from having a single Quad…


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Win Second Straight, Outlast Cornhuskers 78-69 Behind Jamison Battle’s 32 Points

March 1, 2024

Ohio State Basketball came out on fire, defeating Nebraska 78-69 at home. The Buckeyes have inched their way back into the NCAA Tournament picture after wins against No. 2 Purdue and on the road over Michigan State in the past two weeks. Interim Head Coach Jake Diebler has done a fantastic job taking over since Ohio State parted ways with Chris Holtmann after the Wisconsin game. Nebraska is a potential…


Ohio State Basketball: Eight Possible Head Coach Candidates Headlined by Lamont Paris, Greg McDermott

Greg McDermott
February 21, 2024

Ohio State Basketball is searching for a new head coach for the first time in seven seasons as Chris Holtmann was fired last week.  Many candidates have been brought up as possible replacements while Jake Diebler fulfills his duties as the interim head coach. Let us go over some of the possible coaches new Ohio State Athletic Director Ross Bjork can hire to get the program back on track. Lamont…


Ohio State Basketball: Bruce Thornton Propels Buckeyes Past No. 2 Purdue

Image Credit to Ohio State Athletics | Ohio State vs. Purdue 2-18-24
February 19, 2024

Four days after firing long-time head coach Chris Holtmann, the Ohio State basketball team hosted one of the best teams in the country, the No. 2 Purdue Boilermakers Purdue, which is led by last season’s National Player of the Year and 7’5 monster Zach Edey, came into this game with an outstanding 23-2 record and ranked second in the nation. Their only losses have come against Northwestern and Nebraska, both…