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2018-2019 Ohio State Men's Basketball (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Basketball' started by OHSportsFan, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member Fantasy Baseball Champ

    DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME TV RESULT 12-2 (2-1)
    THU 11/01/18 UNC PEMBROKE Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN Plus = W 81–63

    WED 11/7/18 CINCINNATI Cincinnati, Ohio 6 p.m. ESPN2 = W 64-56
    SUN 11/11/18 PURDUE FORT WAYNE Columbus, Ohio 4 p.m. BTN = W 107-61
    THU 11/15/18 CREIGHTON Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m. FS1 = W 69-60
    SUN 11/18/18 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE Columbus, Ohio 2 p.m. BTN Plus = W 89-61

    TUE 11/20/18 SAMFORD Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN Plus = W 68-50
    FRI 11/23/18 CLEVELAND STATE Columbus, Ohio 8 p.m. FS1 = W 89-62
    WED 11/28/18 SYRACUSE Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN2 = L 62-72

    SUN 12/2/18 MINNESOTA Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN = W 79-59
    WED 12/5/18 ILLINOIS Chicago, Ill. 7 p.m. BTN = W 77-67

    SAT 12/15/18 BUCKNELL Columbus, Ohio Noon BTN = W 73-71
    TUE 12/18/18 YOUNGSTOWN STATE Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN = W 75-56
    SUN 12/23/18 UCLA Chicago, Ill. 3 p.m. CBS = W 80-66
    SAT 12/29/18 HIGH POINT Columbus, Ohio TBD BTN/BTN Plus = W 82-64

    SAT 01/5/19 MICHIGAN STATE Columbus, Ohio Noon FOX = L 86-77
    WED 01/9/19 RUTGERS New Brunswick, NJ 7 p.m. BTN
    SAT 01/12/19 IOWA Iowa City, Iowa 2:30 p.m. BTN
    FRI 01/18/19 MARYLAND Columbus, Ohio 6:30 p.m. FS1
    WED 01/23/19 PURDUE Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN
    SAT 01/26/19 NEBRASKA Lincoln, Neb. Noon BTN
    TUE 01/29/19 MICHIGAN Ann Arbor, Mich. 9 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
    SAT 02/2/19 RUTGERS Columbus, Ohio Noon BTN
    THU 02/7/19 PENN STATE Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
    SUN 02/10/19 INDIANA Bloomington, Ind. 1 p.m. CBS
    THU 02/14/19 ILLINOIS Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
    SUN 02/17/19 MICHIGAN STATE East Lansing, Mich. 1 p.m. CBS
    WED 02/20/19 NORTHWESTERN Columbus, Ohio 8:30 p.m. BTN
    SAT 02/23/19 MARYLAND College Park, Md. 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
    TUE 02/26/19 IOWA Columbus, Ohio 7 p.m. BTN
    SAT 03/2/19 PURDUE West Lafayette, Ind. 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
    WED 03/6/19 NORTHWESTERN Evanston, Ill. 9 p.m. BTN
    SUN 03/10/19 WISCONSIN Columbus, Ohio 4:30 p.m. CBS

    2018 BIG TEN MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
    TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
     
  2. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

  3. BVistahC

    BVistahC Disciplina in Civitatem

    I don't think Keyshawn Woods and Andre Wesson should get the minutes they are currently receiving.

    After a two-game losing streak, perhaps time to change a few things.

    Go Buckeyes.
     
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  4. OhioState001

    OhioState001 Tressel Loyalist

    No one to play over them. Washington is just as inconsistent
     
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  5. NFBuck

    NFBuck Total Coverage.

    Any program hoping to be competitive in their conference, let alone nationally, wouldn’t have to lean on those kind of players for significant minute. But, we’re still digging out of a pretty deep hole, so here we are. Talent is coming, just gonna have to take some lumps.
     
  6. DZ83CK

    DZ83CK Not Banned

    Time for fairweather fans like myself to DVR the games and only watch if the result is good lol.
     
  7. nomatta

    nomatta Junior

    If you couldn't see this coming you might not have seen the Bucknell game, or the YSU game, or the Cuse game, or the last few minutes of MSU.

    I've been preaching all season that our non-con turned out to be a very lucky one for us (not to mention Minny coming to town on rotten legs) and you could see the limitations of this team from a mile away.

    Unfortunately we had several players--who have been inconsistent--have ugly games on the same night and we lost to Rutgers. The question is will that be the new norm now that we're going to be playing better competition every game and a LOT of really tough road games? Because if so we might be lucky to hit .500 in this particular B1G.
     
  8. Systems_id

    Systems_id Senior

    I couldn't even watch the game because of my strange working schedule. Quite frankly I expected games like this a little earlier than now. Sucks for them to let MSU beat you twice but I'll start to get worried if they haven't improved by March. That's when the good coaches do their best work.
     
  9. MaxBuck

    MaxBuck 2014 National Champions!

    Hmm. This bandwagon I'm riding on seems to be going quite a bit faster all of a sudden.

    Maybe we've shed some weight.
     
  10. Jake

    Jake A new Day dawns ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Those early wins over Cincinnati and Creighton got me excited about this team, but as the games progress it's becoming apparent there's been a drop off from KBD and Tate in terms of what they brought last year's bunch. KBD could do it all, and Tates driving/rebounding were essential. Right now, this looks like a team with one post up man and a bunch of jump shooters.

    Young is scrappy but not much of an offensive threat. Muhammad shows flashes of driving ability but doesn't do it consistently. Instead of a top 20 team this may ultimately be more of a bubble team, but maybe losing to Rutgers is causing a slight overreaction. Beating Penn State this season would be nice, but scUM seems like a stretch at this point.

    Time will tell.
     
  11. nomatta

    nomatta Junior

    Creighton lost at home last night so, yeah, bad night for our resume. I wasn't surprised in the slightest that we lost, though. Anyone who is hasn't been paying enough attention. Going to be a struggle to get to .500 in the B1G with our lack of play-making.
     
  12. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member Fantasy Baseball Champ


    honestly there's no shame in who and how Creighton lost last night. Marq was on fire especially that howard kid but your point is taken
     
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  13. colobuck79

    colobuck79 tilter of wind*ills

    Mr. obvious here. The game of basketball at every level is all about closing out games, by hitting key shots, getting stops, and not committing turnovers in the final five minutes of the game. Our beloved Bucks are falling way short in this area.
     
  14. ORD_Buckeye

    ORD_Buckeye Wrong glass, Sir.

  15. DZ83CK

    DZ83CK Not Banned

    This team is starting to remind me a little of the 2008 NIT team with struggles to make shots, and a lot of games where they hang in there the first half and fall off badly the second half. I would say it is a sign of inexperience, but there are a handful of upperclassmen on this team. I guess the reality is the upperclassmen just aren't very good.
     
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