Ohio St. Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Nebraska sinks Ohio State with late three-point play

    The Sports Xchange "A month ago, Ohio State won at Nebraska by one. On Saturday evening in Columbus, Ohio, the Cornhuskers returned the favor. Glynn Watson Jr. converted a three-point play with seven seconds left to lift the Cornhuskers to a 58-57 win at Value City Arena. After a Marc Loving 3-pointer..." February 18

  • Ellis' six 3-pointers boost Michigan State past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Senior guard Alvin Ellis III scored all 18 of his points on 3-point baskets and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Michigan State to a 74-66 victory over Ohio State on Tuesday night at the Breslin Center. Freshman forward Miles Bridges notched a double-double with 17..." February 15

  • No. 21 Maryland withstands Ohio State comeback

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It has been a rough few days for the Ohio State basketball team, who played Saturday at No. 21 Maryland without sophomore guard JaQuan Lyle and reserve junior forward Keita Bates-Diop. The lack of depth certainly hurt the Buckeyes as No. 21 Maryland ran up a 16-point..." February 11

  • Ohio State edges Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Ohio State built double-digit leads in both halves but couldn't shake Rutgers until the closing seconds Wednesday. Kam Williams tied a career high with 23 points, and the Buckeyes were 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds as they hung on to beat the Scarlet Knights 70-64..." February 08

  • Ohio State's Loving hits go-ahead shot against Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Marc Loving scored 17 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:53 remaining, and Ohio State downed arch-rival Michigan 70-66 on Saturday at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. Jae'Sean Tate and Trevor Thompson contributed 13 points apiece for the Buckeyes (14-10 overall, 4-7 Big Ten). Ohio..." February 04

  • Jackson pushes No. 17 Maryland past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Freshman Justin Jackson is on a roll, and so is 17th-ranked Maryland. However, when it came down to crunch time on Tuesday night at Value City Arena, Melo Trimble took charge, stepping up as he normally does with the game on the line to steer Maryland to its seventh..." January 31

  • Reserve sparks Iowa to victory over Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "Playing without its best player and hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss, Iowa was looking for a spark Saturday night. The Hawkeyes found it in reserve guard Brady Ellingson. The sophomore came off the bench to score 17 points as Iowa, playing without leading scorer Peter Jok, beat..." January 28

  • Ohio State tops Minnesota 78-72

    The Sports Xchange "Trevor Thompson had a career-high 19 points and Ohio State beat Minnesota 78-72 on Wednesday night in a Big Ten game at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. JaQuan Lyle made two free throws and Thompson hit one with six seconds left to seal the win. An 11-2 Minnesota run had cut Ohio..." January 25

  • Northwestern ends 40-year dry spell at Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "Northwestern won in Columbus, Ohio, for the first time in 40 years and took another step toward an even bigger first. The Wildcats were 9 of 10 from the foul line in the last 80 seconds and held off Ohio State 74-72 on Sunday afternoon at Value City Arena. Northwestern is now 16-4 (5-2..." January 22

  • Loving's late basket lifts Ohio State past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Marc Loving scored on a layup with one second left to give Ohio State a 67-66 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night in a Big Ten game at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. The Buckeyes (12-7, 2-4) trailed 66-65 after Tai Webster's layup with 34 seconds left. Loving followed with an..." January 19

  • Ohio State tops Michigan State for first Big Ten win

    The Sports Xchange "Ohio State picked up its first Big Ten win after starting 0-4, making 10 3-pointers on Sunday in a 72-67 victory over Michigan State at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Buckeyes (11-7, 1-4), who were winless in conference play after four games for the first time in 18 years, entered..." January 15

  • No. 18 Wisconsin wallops Ohio State 89-66

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- If Wisconsin senior guard Bronson Koenig finds his shooting rhythm from long range, opponents often have a tough time halting the veteran. Such was the case for Ohio State on Thursday night. Koenig scored a game-high 21 points to lead No. 18 Wisconsin to an 89-66..." January 12

  • Minnesota beats Ohio State for third straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Akeem Springs came off the bench to drill five 3-pointers and score 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 points for his career, on Sunday night as Minnesota recorded a 78-68 Big Ten Conference win over Ohio State at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Springs' last 3 swished with three seconds on..." January 08

  • Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop out for season with leg injury

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State basketball needs a turnaround after dropping to 0-2 in Big Ten play with a loss to Purdue on Thursday night. The Buckeyes will have to do it without arguably their most versatile player. Junior forward Keita Bates-Diop will have surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left..." January 06

  • No. 20 Purdue edges Ohio State 76-75

    The Sports Xchange "Nothing ever comes easy for Purdue when the Boilermakers travel to Columbus. Thursday night was no different -- except for the result. Purdue's Caleb Swanigan, a 77 percent free-throw shooter, stepped up to the foul line and made one of two free throws with 5.3 seconds left. Ohio..." January 05

  • Illinois hangs on for 75-70 win over Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "After squandering an 11-point halftime lead, Illinois recovered down the stretch and held off Ohio State for a 75-70 victory on Sunday night in a Big Ten game at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Senior swingman Malcolm Hill scored five of his team-high 20 points in the final three..." January 01