Emma's Big Ten Power Rankings: Conference's Bubble Grows LargerSomewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
No. 2 Ohio State Beats Iowa State 78-75Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton — a place of heartaches — as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament's wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.
Iona Takes Aim At Major Upset; Can The Gaels Take Down Mighty Ohio State?Even though Ohio State hasn't fared all that well in Dayton since he's been the head coach — never made it through the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament intact — it's still the place for his fondest college basketball memory.
Rothstein: 68 Reasons To Be Excited For The NCAA TournamentLouisville's pressure. Jim Boeheim's postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K's drive for five. Get pumped, people -- it's tourney time!
Ohio State Beats Wisconsin For B10 TitleDeShaun Thomas scored 17 points and No. 10 Ohio State used its stout defense to beat No. 22 Wisconsin 50-43 on Sunday for the Big Ten tournament title.
Craft Leads Ohio State Past Spartans, 61-58Aaron Craft came on strong in the second half to finish with 20 points and lead No. 10 Ohio State past No. 8 Michigan State, 61-58 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament.
Buckeyes Beat Illini 68-55 On 19 By Deshaun Thomas Deshaun Thomas, playing perhaps his final home game for No. 14 Ohio State, scored 19 points Sunday to lead the Buckeyes to a 68-55 victory over Illinois, keeping alive their hopes of a Big Ten title tie.
Hoosiers' Big 3 Lead Way To 81-68 Win Over OSU Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 26 points, Cody Zeller added 24 and Christian Watford 20 to lead No. 1 Indiana back from a demoralizing loss to a huge road win in beating No. 10 Ohio State 81-68 on Sunday.
No. 3 Michigan Beats No. 10 Ohio State 76-74 In OT Tim Hardaway Jr. kept Michigan in the game when the Wolverines weren't playing a whole lot of defense. Then he ended it by smothering Ohio State's final chance of overtime.
Thomas Scores 25 To Lead Buckeyes Over BadgersDeshaun Thomas scored 25 points, including 10 during a game-breaking 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 11 Ohio State past Wisconsin 58-49 on Tuesday night.
Thomas Has 20, OSU Hands Michigan 1st Loss, 56-53 Deshaun Thomas had 20 points and scored the first and last baskets in a 16-0 first-half spurt to help No. 15 Ohio State beat second-ranked Michigan 56-53 on Sunday, denying the Wolverines their first No. 1 ranking in more than 20 years.
Illinois Rebounds With Win Over Buckeyes, 74-55 Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 on Saturday.