In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr discuss the impact COVID-19 is having all across the American sports landscape, with a specific eye on the Ohio State Buckeyes. It has been an interesting week and every hour seemingly brought some new piece of news. The fellas discuss the week that was, as well as the news that breaks while they’re recording.
The 2019-20 NCAA men’s basketball season is over. Thursday afternoon, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced that all winter and spring championships, including the men’s basketball tournament were being canceled due to the fallout from the COVID-19 virus.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine now plans to issue an order banning spectators other than “athletes, parents, and others essential to the game” for all indoor sporting events in the state of Ohio.
The statement the NCAA released Tuesday evening represents a pretty big change of position from even a few hours earlier.
With 5 championships all-time, Ohio State has been one of the most successful teams in Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament history. Here’s a look at some notable numbers and facts from the past 22 years.