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Chalk Talk: Football hosts Hoosiers, Men’s Soccer advances & Wrestling opens season

November 21, 2014
This Chalk Talk looks forward to Ohio State’s upcoming game against the Indiana Hoosiers. We also recap the the Men’s Soccer team’s results in the first round of the NCAA tournament as well as the the Men’s basketball team’s first game of the year against UMASS Lowell. Also be sure to check out our coverage of Wrestling and Women’s Volleyball.… Read more

Buckeye Interior: Live News Magazine

November 20, 2014
Buckeye Interior — Lantern TV’s first foray into feature journalism. We’re looking into the Mirror Lake jump, the new James cancer hospital, the back-to-back champ Women’s Rowing team, a Buckeye baseball player battling cancer, and an expansive look at sexual assault around campus. We’ll also have interviews with USG President Celia Wright and Vice Provost David Manderscheid. Each story is two to three times as long as our usual stories, so be sure watch this program for an in-depth look at the Ohio State experience.… Read more

Ohio State basketball eases to 11-point win against Marquette

November 19, 2014
The No. 20 Ohio State men’s basketball team overcame early mistakes to top Marquette for the second time in as many seasons. The Buckeyes (2-0) won, 74-63, to give the Golden Eagles (1-1) their first loss of the season on Tuesday night at the Schottenstein Center. Senior guard Shannon Scott finished the game with 14 assists, tied for the second most in a single game in program history. Scott credited the players beside him on the court for his big assist numbers. “I just have so many weapons around me, it makes the game a lot easier,” Scott said after the game. Scott proceeded to name off all nine of… Read more

Ohio State men’s basketball to host Marquette after ‘brutal’ 2013 win

November 17, 2014
The last time Ohio State and Marquette faced off on the hardwood, it was “brutal.” At least that’s what OSU coach Thad Matta said Monday of the Buckeyes’ 52-35 win against the Golden Eagles last season. Now a year and two days later, the No. 20 Buckeyes (1-0) are set to take on Marquette (1-0) once again, and a similar offensive output might not get it done for OSU this time around. “We’re gonna have to score a lot more this year if we want to win,” senior guard Shannon Scott said Monday. Matta said he hopes the game will involve more scoring, and said he expects the pace to… Read more

Columbus to host NCAA women’s basketball Final Four in 2018

November 17, 2014
For the first time ever, the city of Columbus is set to host the NCAA women’s basketball Final Four in 2018. The announcement was made Monday evening on ESPN2 after the women’s basketball committee visited Columbus in September. Columbus was up against Dallas, Houston, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay and New Orleans in the bidding process. Each city was in the running to host the Final Four between 2017 and 2020, with Dallas getting 2017, Tampa Bay being awarded the 2019 tournament and New Orleans receiving the Final Four in 2020. Columbus has never hosted the women’s Final Four, but last hosted first round matchups at Ohio State’s St. John Arena… Read more

Ohio State men’s basketball routs UMass-Lowell, 92-55, in season opener

November 14, 2014
Playing its first game of the 2014 regular season, the No. 20 Ohio State men’s basketball team showed very few signs of rust. The Buckeyes (1-0) easily dispatched Massachusetts-Lowell (0-1) on Friday evening at the Schottenstein Center, 92-55. The victory maintained OSU coach Thad Matta’s perfect record — now at 11-0 — in season openers for the Buckeyes. The Buckeyes went on a 14-0 run beginning a little over two minutes into the game and didn’t look back, opening up a 22-point halftime lead at 47-25. It was a dominant effort on both sides of the ball for the Buckeyes in the first half, as OSU forced 13 first-half turnovers… Read more

Chalk Talk: Buckeyes travel to Minnesota to take on Golden Gophers

November 14, 2014
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This Chalk Talk examines Ohio State’s upcoming battle against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Aaron looks at Women’s Volleyball, while Andrew and Kaley cover Hockey, Soccer, and Basketball.… Read more

Opinion: 5 questions to watch ahead of Ohio State basketball season

November 13, 2014
While some Ohio State athletics fans might be hard pressed to focus on anything but football for another month, others might be setting their sights on the hardwood Friday night. The No. 20 OSU men’s basketball team is scheduled to open its 2014-15 season at 7 p.m. at the Schottenstein Center against the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Coach Thad Matta’s roster is revamped for the season, as the Buckeyes get ready to play without Aaron Craft or Lenzelle Smith Jr. for the first time in well over 100 games. With young faces occupying new places in the lineup, I — as The Lantern’s sports editor — picked five key questions that… Read more

The Campus Chimes: Big win in East Lansing

November 13, 2014
Host Grant Miller talks about just how big Ohio State’s victory over Michigan State was, while Matt McGreevy steps in studio to try and figure out what is going wrong with the OSU men’s hockey team. All that plus a preview of the first few basketball games of the year, as well as the men’s soccer team in a conference semifinal matchup. … Read more

Ohio State men’s basketball signs 4 new recruits

November 13, 2014
With its season-opener looming, the Ohio State men’s basketball team got a boost for the future Wednesday afternoon. The Buckeyes are scheduled to tip off their 2014-15 season on Friday against the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, but in the meantime, coach Thad Matta had four new players sign national letters of intent on signing day. The class consists of a pair of Texas natives, one Georgia product and one player from Dayton. Guard Austin Grandstaff from Rockwell, Texas, forward Mickey Mitchell of Plano, Texas, center Daniel Giddens from Marietta, Ga., and Dayton Dunbar High School guard A.J. Harris all signed their letters of intent Wednesday, committing their collegiate future to Matta… Read more