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Ohio State 2024 Pro Day — Notes, Quotes, and Video

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nine members of the 2023 Ohio State football team, along with other former Buckeyes  participated in Ohio State’s annual Pro Day on Wednesday. NFL scouts and personnel gathered at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center to evaluate the former Buckeyes, who were hoping to impress league personnel and boost their draft stock. Linebackers Steele Chambers and Tommy Eichenberg, defensive tackle Michael Hall Jr., wide receivers Marvin Harrison Jr. and Xavier Johnson, offensive…
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Ohio State Survives Cornell 88-83 to Advance in NIT

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s season continues. No. 2 seed Ohio State (20-13) defeated No. 16 seed Cornell (22-7) 88-83 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night. It was head coach Jake Diebler’s first official win as the full time head coach of the Buckeyes. Jamison Battle and Roddy Gayle Jr. each had 17 points for the Buckeyes, hitting 6-of-14 attempts each. Felix Okpara contributed…
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Two-Minute Drill: Ryan Day Updates Following Spring Football Practice No. 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State returned from spring break on Tuesday and resumed spring football with its third practice out of 15 total spring practices. Head coach Ryan Day met with the media after practice and discussed Tony Alford’s departure and the state of the running back room along with the development of the various position groups. Ryan Day  + Day found out about Alford last week. They are in a…
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Ohio State Men’s Basketball Postgame: Jake Diebler, Buckeyes Talk 88-83 Win vs Cornell in First Round of NIT

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State head coach Jake Diebler met with the media following the Buckeyes’ 88-83 win against Cornell in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament on Tuesday night. It was Diebler’s first win since being officially named head coach. Jamison Battle and Roddy Gayle Jr. also answered questions from reporters. Here are the highlights of what was said. You can also watch the full press conferences…
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Ohio State Hires Jake Diebler as Men’s Basketball Head Coach

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State men’s basketball program has found its next head coach, retaining interim head coach Jake Diebler. Below is the full release from Ohio State. Jake Diebler Named Ohio State Head Coach Diebler, the 15th head coach in men’s basketball program history, will have a five-year contract  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Senior Advisor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork today announced the hiring of Jake Diebler as head…
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Ohio State Comes Up Short, Falls to Illinois 77-74 in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal Game

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s Big Ten Tournament journey ends and its NCAA Tournament hopes become even more doubtful following a  77-74 loss to Illinois on Friday night in the quarterfinal game. In a hard fought, back and forth game, the Buckeyes led for over 24 minutes of play but foul trouble and the physicality of the Fighting Illini pushed Illinois ahead. Jamison Battle led with 21 points while Bruce…
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Ohio State Defeats Iowa 90-78 to Advance to Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Both Ohio State and Iowa went into the Big Ten Tournament knowing that they needed wins in order to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Thursday night’s matchup was simple: do or die. Ohio State played lights out both offensively and defensively to soar past Iowa in a game that it never trailed, ultimately winning 90-78. The Buckeye offense was well-balanced and contributions from both starters and…
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Ohio State Running Backs Coach Tony Alford Leaves Ohio State, Joins Michigan Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State running backs coach Tony Alford is leaving Ohio State after nine seasons to become the running backs coach and run game coordinator at Michigan. Alford’s departure was announced via Twitter on Wednesday. Buckeye Nation…. pic.twitter.com/R5a4fTMskL — Coach Tony Alford (@CoachTonyAlford) March 13, 2024 Welcome @CoachTonyAlford to the greatest university in the world! 〽️#GoBlue | https://t.co/OS2T9UX4eE pic.twitter.com/V1WXYgb46P — Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) March 13, 2024 Behind defensive…
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Two-Minute Drill: Ryan Day, Chip Kelly Press Conferences Following Ohio State’s First Spring Practice

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State opened up spring football with its first practice on Tuesday morning. Head coach Ryan Day and offensive coordinator Chip Kelly met with the media immediately following practice. Here are the highlights. Ryan Day + As a team they are working on the non-talent issues. Different players are in different stages of their careers. It was great energy out there which was a continuation of the…
via Ohio State Dept. of Athletics.
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Ohio State Postgame: Jake Diebler, Dale Bonner, Zed Key Talk 84-61 Win vs Michigan on Senior Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State secured its third win in a row with a 84-61 win at home against Michigan on Sunday for senior day. The Buckeyes never trailed and led by as many as 29, on a 20-2 run late through the second half. Ohio State was led by point guard Bruce Thornton with 17 points on 3-of-8 from the paint, 1-of-4 from 3, and 10-of-10 from the line. Roddy…
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Ohio State Postgame: Buckeyes Take Down No. 2 Purdue 73-69, Jake Diebler Talks Win

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State bounced back from a 62-54 loss at Wisconsin on Tuesday with a 73-69 win at home over No. 2 Purdue on Sunday. Ohio State was led by interim head coach Jake Diebler after Chris Holtmann’s contract was terminated earlier this week. Ohio State tied the game at 16 halfway through the first 20, took its first lead, a 29-28 lead with 2:51 to play in the first…