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Ohio State defeats No. 23 Indiana, 82-70

January 25, 2015
Without a signature Big Ten win this season, the Buckeyes finally got the job done against the No. 23 Indiana Hoosiers on Sunday night, thanks to two freshmen: Jae’Sean Tate and D’Angelo Russell. While Russell lead the way with 22 points and 10 assists, Tate came up huge with 20 points and 6 rebounds of his own. While head coach Thad Matta was pleased with Tate and the effort of his team overall, he’s also looking ahead to another top-25 matchup with the Maryland Terrapins at home on Thursday.… Read more

Ohio State Buckeyes Celebrate 2014 National Championship

January 24, 2015

In two separate events, the Ohio State community celebrated with it’s beloved Buckeyes, who recently claimed the school’s eighth National Championship with a 42-20 victory over the Oregon Ducks at AT&T Stadium. Urban Meyer and the OSU football players first celebrated with students at the Ohio Union on Friday night before heading to Ohio Stadium on Saturday morning to celebrate with 45,000 OSU fans.… Read more

New co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tim Beck set to make $525,000 annually

January 21, 2015
New co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tim Beck has signed a preliminary contract with Ohio State, guaranteeing him more than half a million dollars in his first year on the job. Beck, a Youngstown, Ohio, native and former Nebraska offensive coordinator quarterbacks coach, signed a contract with OSU on Jan. 14 that will pay him $525,000 annually between Jan. 13 and April 30, 2016. The contract runs through April 30, 2017, and says Beck will be eligible for raises beginning on May 1, 2016. The contract was made available to The Lantern as part of a records request  fulfilled on Wednesday. In addition to the $525,000 yearly salary, Beck will… Read more

2015 National Championship Tuesday Press Conference Highlights

January 13, 2015
Following Ohio State’s 42-20 win over Oregon in the 2015 National Championship Game, Urban Meyer, Cardale Jones and Tyvis Powell met with the media to discuss a wide range of topics, including the 2015-2016 season and Cardale Jones’ NFL-readiness.… Read more

Urban Meyer, Buckeyes taking time to enjoy title win

January 13, 2015
Having now won three National Championships in his time as a head football coach, Urban Meyer’s ability to formulate a plan is almost unrivaled in the college football universe. And less than 24 hours after the confetti fell from the rafters and onto the Buckeyes at AT&T Stadium, Meyer showed up at his Tuesday morning press conference with what? A plan. “Elite warriors, when they accomplish their mission, they celebrate,” Meyer said. “The next thing they do is learn from it and then the final thing is they look forward to the next mission. Right now we’re in the celebration phase. Eventually, we’re going to get to the ‘learn from… Read more

2015 National Championship Game Post Game Report

January 13, 2015
The Ohio State Buckeyes are the 2015 National Champions. Following a Sugar Bowl victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Buckeyes faced the Oregon Ducks in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship Game and emerged with a 42-20 victory. OSU’s National Championship is the eighth in school history and the first for head coach Urban Meyer in Columbus. In the game, some timely defense from the “Silver Bullets” helped the Buckeyes to overcome four turnovers, but it was Ezekiel Elliott who stole the show. The sophomore running back finished with 246 yards and four touchdowns on 36 carries, leading the Buckeyes throughout the evening. From the loss of Braxton… Read more

2015 National Championship Game: Ohio State fans and famous faces take part in Dallas “Buckeye Bash”

January 12, 2015
Prior to Monday’s National Championship Game between Ohio State and Oregon, Buckeye fans came out in droves to support their time at the “Buckeye Bash”— an OSU pep rally sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association. As the OSU Marching Band blared fight song after fight song, fans heard from big names from OSU, including President Michael Drake, who was blown away by the support from the fans in Dallas. “There’s a great love for the Ohio State University and it shows at events like this,” Drake said. “Every game is like a home game for us. It’s really a wonderful thing.” Drake went on to say that in addition to… Read more

Ohio State Post Game Report: 2015 Sugar Bowl

January 2, 2015
No. 4 Ohio State defeated No. 1 Alabama 42-35 in the first-ever College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl to make it’s way into the fourth National Championship Game appearance for the Buckeyes since 2000. OSU will face the Oregon Ducks on Jan. 12 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.… Read more

Meyer, Saban share final thoughts before Sugar Bowl

December 31, 2014
In their final meeting with the media prior to the 2015 Sugar Bowl, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer offered their thoughts on the matchup as well as their individual teams as the big game quickly approaches.… Read more