The Ohio State men's basketball team survived a scare from IUPUI Thursday night thanks to a big effort by freshman Jared Sullinger. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on whether Thad Matta's men look like the No. 2 team in the nation.
Hunter of the Dispatch has his weekly Rumblings column.
Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer says Urban Meyer would be a suitable replacement for Jim Tressel when Tressel decides to someday retire.
ArkansasNews.com has a story on Razorbacks tight end D.J. Williams, who was honored Thursday night with the Mackey Award as the nation's top player at his position.
The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a NBA notebook, led with a note on former Buckeye Byron Mullens.
The Chicago Tribune has a feature story on Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
The Plain Dealer has a story on how OSU's veterans have helped make Thad Matta's freshman mesh.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a blog entry on how Urban Meyer's resignation at Florida reminds everyone that coaches are human.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on Pryor and the Sugar Bowl matchup vs. Arkansas.
The Dispatch has a story on OSU women's volleyball player Sarah Mignin.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) catches up with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany Wednesday at the IMG Intercollegiate Athletic Forum in New York.
ArkansasNews.com mentions that Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino could be a candidate at Florida.
Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on Heisman finalist Andrew Luck of Stanford.
Wednesday, December 8
Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU putting bowl tickets on sale today and a national college football notebook.
ArkansasNews.com has a story on a pair of Arkansas football players earning All-SEC first team honors.
Finally, the Indianapolis Star has a story on Indiana's new football coach, Kevin Wilson.
Tuesday, December 7
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how the Ohio State football team hoped for more but is happy with the Sugar Bowl.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State putting its allotment of Sugar Bowl tickets on sale Wednesday.
Turning to basketball, the Dispatch has a feature story on senior Jon Diebler, who is hoping to make a big impact this season.
The Associated Press (via the Plain Dealer) has a story on the latest AP Top 25 men's basketball poll.
The Canton Repository has a short story on Jared Sullinger being named the Big Ten freshman of the week.
Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on the four Heisman Trophy finalists.
Monday, December 6
The Ohio State football team is Sugar Bowl bound. The Columbus Dispatch, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Canton Repository, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Lima News) have stories on the game.
The other big news of the day came in a Big Ten press release that said the conference is not looking to expand again any time soon. The Dispatch, Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have stories on the decision.
The Ohio State women's basketball team earned an impressive non-conference win against No. 11 Oklahoma Sunday afternoon, and the Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps. The Dispatch also has an OSU Insider men's basketball notebook.