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….


Bunch of Nuts Podcast 3/15: Benedict Alford; Former Assistant Heads North

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March 15, 2024

Welcome to the newest episode of the Bunch of Nuts Podcast! Please like and subscribe to our YouTube Channel! The Buckeyes survive and advance in the Big Ten tournament! The boys recap the big win against Iowa and also preview the next game against Illinois. Dan makes the argument for Ohio State to make the NCAA Tournament. After Cass discusses the news of Tony Alford defecting to Michigan. The boys…


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: Bruce Thornton Propels Buckeyes Past No. 2 Purdue

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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…


Ohio State Basketball: Evan Mahaffey Shines As Buckeyes Snap Three-Game Losing Streak Against Penn State 79-67

January 20, 2024

The Buckeyes briefly snapped their January woes with a 79-67 win over Penn State in Columbus. Ohio State started red hot in the first half, going on a 16-0 run to start the ballgame. Six of the first ten points were scored by sophomore guard Roddy Gayle Jr. Gayle and fellow guard Bruce Thornton have struggled the past three games to find their stride and have been a part of…


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Fall To 2-2 In Big Ten After Loss to Indiana 71-65

January 6, 2024

Buckeyes fight until the final horn but are unable to claim victory in Indiana Saturday Night was not the brand of basketball we are used to watching at Ohio State. Fourteen turnovers and shooting thirty-six percent from the field will not win you games. Assembly Hall is one of the toughest road environments in the country and it was nearly sold out for this game. Indiana was led by Malik…


Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes Notch First Victory of 2024, Take Down Rutgers 76-72

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January 4, 2024

Jamison Battle and Bruce Thornton combined for 46 points in a statement victory for the Ohio State basketball team over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 76-72. Ohio State came into this game with a respectable 11-2 record but 1-1 in Big Ten league play. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights, who were coming off a nail bitter against the 2-13 Stonehill Skyhawks, came into Columbus at 8-4 and needing a big-time win in…


Ohio State Basketball: Checking in on BasketBucks Soaring into Conference Play

December 5, 2023

Ohio State’s Men’s Basketball team is showing great flashes early on in the season as the Buckeyes jump out to a 7-1 start.  The Ohio State men’s basketball team has opened eyes early on in the 2023-2024 season and is off and running with a 6-1 start to the year. The non-conference slate has featured mostly easier home matchups, but also a few teams that will for sure be playing…


Bunch of Nuts Podcast 4/7: 2023 Buckeye Draft Predictions

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April 7, 2023

Welcome to the newest episode of the Bunch of Nuts Podcast! Please like and subscribe to our YouTube Channel! With the 2023 NFL Draft approaching Dan predicts which rounds each Buckeye will be selected. Additionally, Dan discusses why he thinks at least four Buckeyes will be first round picks in 2023! Dan also reacts to the basketball team signing Jamison Battle from the transfer portal. He also gives updated news…


Ohio State Basketball: Roster Breakdown Ahead of 2023-24 Season

April 6, 2023

It is fair to say that the 2022-23 Ohio State basketball team produced a less than satisfying result. Overall, the team finished with a record of 16-19, with a disappointing 5-15 record in conference play. Losing EJ Liddell and Malaki Branham to the NBA was a big blow. Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann tried to overcome this, but a hodgepodge roster led to inconsistent play. How 2022-23 played out:…