Ohio St. Rumors & News

  • Report: Michigan grad transfer Andrew Dakich changes mind, off to OSU

    Detroit Free Press "The past two years have seen a grad transfer from the Michigan basketball team catch on with a Big Ten team. Two years ago, Max Bielfeldt finished his career with Indiana, and last season Spike Albrecht played his final year with Purdue this past season. Now, their former teammate appears to..." July 17

  • Former Butler signee Kyle Young commits to Chris Holtmann, Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "When Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann jumped from Butler to the Buckeyes earlier in June, he left behind the highest-ranked recruiting class in Butler history. The Bulldogs' 2017 recruiting class took a major hit on Monday, as the school's highest-ranked recruit, four-star forward Kyle Young,..." June 20

  • Chris Holtmann is new Ohio State men’s basketball coach

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State will hold a press conference today at the Fawcett Center to announce Chris Holtmann as its new men’s basketball coach, multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed to The Dispatch. Holtmann has been the head coach at Butler for the past three seasons, where he has won at..." June 09

  • Is Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown now a candidate for the Ohio State job?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Ohio State basketball coaching carousel is moving again, and now a familiar name to Northeast Ohioans is reportedly in the mix. Mike Brown, the former Cavaliers coach and current Golden State Warriors assistant, is a reported candidate to replace Thad Matta. The Columbus Dispatch was the..." June 09

  • Butler’s Chris Holtmann is leading candidate to replace Matta at Ohio State

    CBS Sports "Butler's Chris Holtmann has emerged as the leading candidate to become Ohio State's next head coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday. An announcement could come as early as Friday. Holtmann spent the past three years at Butler and led the Bulldogs to three straight NCAA Tournament..." June 09

  • Greg McDermott doesn't accept Ohio State offer, announces he's staying at Creighton

    CBS Sports "Creighton coach Greg McDermott, who was reportedly offered the Ohio State job late Wednesday, tweeted early Thursday that he's going to remain at the Big East school. McDermott, 52, met with Ohio State officials in Omaha on Wednesday night but did not return to Columbus on a private plane with..." June 08

  • OSU offers Creighton's Greg McDermott coaching job

    ESPN "Greg McDermott, the Creighton men's basketball coach for the past seven seasons, has been offered the head-coaching job at Ohio State, multiple sources told ESPN. The two sides met Wednesday night, and McDermott emerged as a serious candidate to replace Thad Matta, the sources..." June 08

  • Matta abruptly out at Ohio State, reportedly still wants to coach

    Yardbarker "Hours after it was reported that Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta would coach one more season and retire, the school announced that Matta was out as coach, effective immediately. The school announced in a release that Matta was leaving effective immediately. At a press conference,..." June 05

  • Ohio State guard JaQuan Lyle reportedly quit team in April

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Ohio State guard JaQuan Lyle is no longer a member of the Buckeyes' men's basketball team. Lyle was reportedly arrested early Saturday morning, according to the Vanderburgh (Ind.) County Sheriff's Office booking records. He was booked at 2:09 a.m. and was charged with three class B..." May 14

  • Ohio State's JaQuan Lyle charged with 3 misdemeanors

    Evansville Courier & Press "Ohio State University point guard JaQuan Lyle was arrested early Saturday morning, per the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office booking records. The Evansville native and former Bosse High School standout was charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief to a vehicle and disorderly conduct..." May 13

  • Ohio State loses 2018 4-star recruit Darius Bazley

    Land of 10 "Darius Bazley, a 4-star recruit from Cincinnati, is no longer committed to Ohio State. Bazley said while he’s de-committing, he is still considering the Buckeyes. “I would like to thank the entire Ohio State Men’s Basketball staff for believing in my ability to represent the university as a..." April 26

  • Ohio State's Trevor Thompson signs with agent, will remain in NBA draft

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Trevor Thompson has cut the cord tying him to the Ohio State basketball program. Thompson, who declared for the NBA Draft for the second time shortly after the Buckeyes' season ended, has signed with an agent and will not return to college. Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch was the first to..." April 26

  • Rutgers sends Ohio State packing

    The Sports Xchange "In its regular-season finale, Rutgers dealt a big blow to Illinois' NCAA Tournament hopes. On Wednesday, the Scarlet Knights put an end to Ohio State's season. Rutgers dominated the offensive boards and scored 22 second-chance points to beat Ohio State 66-57 in the first round of the Big Ten..." March 08

  • Ohio State's Thad Matta says an opposing team told a recruit he was dying

    CBS Sports "Barring an epic Big Ten tournament run, Ohio State is going to miss the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive season. Buckeyes coach Thad Matta has gone through a bit of a rough patch at the helm, and rumors about his health have lingered for years, with his back issues causing some to think he..." March 08

  • Balanced Indiana outscores Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "If defense is your thing, this wasn't the game for you. Indiana watched a big lead evaporate on Saturday, but made nine of its last 10 free-throw attempts in the final 33 seconds and hung on to beat Ohio State 96-92 in Columbus, Ohio. It was the most points Ohio State has allowed at..." March 04

  • Ohio State edges Penn State on Tate layup

    The Sports Xchange "Jae'Sean Tate's layup with three seconds left lifted Ohio State to a 71-70 win over Penn State on Tuesday in State College, Pa. The Buckeyes needed the late layup after Tony Carr drained a deep 3-pointer six seconds earlier to give the Nittany Lions a 70-69 lead. Tate finished with 12..." March 01

  • Ohio State stops No. 16 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No. 16 Wisconsin dug a hole so big in the first half Thursday night that it turned out to be impossible to escape. The Badgers not only were unable to catch Ohio State in Value City Arena, but the 83-73 loss left them some catching up to do in the Big Ten race. The..." February 24