Ohio State Buckeyes: College Basketball
March, 5, 2013
By BuckeyeNation | ESPN.com
In its latest issue, ESPN The Magazine went inside the Michigan and Ohio State men's basketball programs as the teams prepared for their primetime showdown on Feb. 5.
Wayne Drehs examines whether it's Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft's defense that enrages opposing fans -- or if it's something else entirely.
Sarah Turcotte writes that Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas may drive his teammates crazy, but when the Buckeyes really need a bucket, everyone looks his way.
Elena Bergeron writes about how Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke grew up in Columbus and became one who got away from the Buckeyes.
Ryan McGee writes about at the relationship between college hoops and football recruiting, noting that Michigan football coach Brady Hoke's job is made a bit easier by the Wolverines' success on the court.
Tim Keown writes that in a season so unpredictable that the weekly rankings have been knocked around like pool balls, Michigan coach John Beilein's game plan remains the same: You can never be too prepared.
Getting the banned back together: For the first time in a decade, Chris Webber will soon be allowed to reunite with the Fab Five at Michigan. Steve Wulf asks: What's stopping him?
Jay Bilas answers the question: Where did the Big Ten's seemingly sudden power surge come from?
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State