Men's Basketball

Ohio State, Cincinnati to Start Basketball Home-and-Home Series in 2018-19

From an Ohio State press release. Ohio State, Cincinnati to Start Home-and-Home Series in 2018-19 Bearcats to Open Renovated Fifth Third Arena against the Buckeyes COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s basketball program will start both the 2018-19 and 2019-20 men’s basketball seasons against the University of Cincinnati, the programs announced Tuesday. The Bearcats will open a newly-renovated Fifth Third Arena against the Buckeyes in 2018 with Ohio State playing host in…

Fix The Cleveland Browns With This One Weird Trick

Former Ohio State safety Malik Hooker is off to an incredible start to his NFL career with three interceptions in his first three games. Former Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers’ NFL career is off to a… less auspicious… start. As you undoubtedly know, the Cleveland Browns had their choice between Hooker and Peppers and opted to trade down for the guy who didn’t play his college ball in Columbus. That’s been…

Buckeye Breakdown: Could Less Lead to More?

Linebackers. Most teams are looking for big, fast and strong linebackers to anchor the defense, and rightfully so. The position group is arguably the most important cog in any defensive scheme as the right blend of athletes can boost a defensive front or help minimize the exposure of a secondary. But what happens when a group is…


Elsewhere in College Football — Week 5

If your team is going to play 15 games this season, then incredibly, you’re already a third of the way through the season. Wasn’t week one like just two weeks ago? We’re not real ‘mathy’ here at EiCF, but we do know conference play is in full swing and chances are you’re studying your team’s schedule to calculate the number of wins…

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Players of the Game and Champions Vs Rutgers Named

Nineteen Buckeyes earned Champions status in Ohio State’s 56-0 win at Rutgers on Saturday night. Quarterback J.T. Barrett and wide receiver Johnnie Dixon were named Offensive Players of the Game, linebacker Dante Booker was named Defensive Player of the Game, and freshman linebacker Pete Werner was named the Special Teams Player of the Game.


Ohio State Shuts Out Rutgers Thanks To Goalpost

With less than a minute to play in Saturday night’s game against Ohio State, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights we hoping to do something they hadn’t accomplished since 2015; score points against the Buckeyes. With the score 56-0, senior kicker Andrew Harte lined up for a 32-yard field goal to try to cut the deficit to just 53 points. It went about as well as the rest of the night had…

Weber Returns From ‘Significant Tear’ To Score Three Times

Coming off a sensational 1,000-yard freshman season, the Buckeyes expected a big 2017 out of running back Mike Weber. However, through the first third of the season, Weber was basically a non-factor. He had just seven rushes for 42 yards in the first four games of the year as he struggled to return from a hamstring injury. That slump ended Saturday night at Rutgers as Weber exploded for three touchdowns…