Buckeye Newsstand, February 5

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Saturday, February 5
The complicated life of Art Schlichter has taken another turn, as the former Ohio State quarterback is suspected in a sports ticket-selling scheme. The Columbus Dispatch has the details.

Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on how the current Ohio State men's basketball team illustrates the difficult path the 2006-07 team took en route to the NCAA Tournament final.

Finally, the Lorain Morning Journal has a story on new football Buckeye Chase Farris and a story on former Buckeye Robert Smith.


Friday, February 4
Still perfect after 23 games. The Ohio State men's basketball team defeated visiting Michigan Thursday night to remain unbeaten. The Columbus Dispatch, AnnArbor.com, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lorain Morning JournalAkron Beacon Journal) have game recaps.

Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on the Buckeyes' soul.

The Plain Dealer has an interview with former OSU basketball great Craig Kellogg, who says Thad Matta does not get the credit he deserves.

The Plain Dealer also has a final recruiting wrapup and an update on the Chris Carter saga.

Finally, the Dispatch has an OSU football notebook, while Bob Hunter has his weekly Rumblings column.


Thursday, February 3
The Ohio State football team added 23 new players Wednesday on National Signing Day. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on new Buckeye Braxton Miller, a photo gallery and an OSU notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Miller and the opportunity he will have this spring. Beat writer Doug Lesmerises has four thoughts on the class. The Plain Dealer also has stories on OSU commitments Curtis Grant, Cardale Jones, Antonio Underwood and a video with Lesmerises.

The Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lorain Morning Journal, Lima News, Mansfield News Journal and Akron Beacon Journal also have stories on OSU's haul.

The Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) have stories on the arrest of OSU recruit Chris Carter of Cleveland John F. Kennedy.

Former Ohio State linebacker A.J. Hawk is the subject of a Canton Repository story.

The AP (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on the Ohio State men's basketball team trying to remained focused.

The Dispatch has some notes on tonight's game between Thad Matta's men and Michigan, as well as a story on opponents trying to slow the Buckeyes down.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a story on OSU's young players staying fresh in Big Ten play.


Wednesday, February 2
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on some big decisions prospects will make today on National Signing Day. The Dispatch also has a signing day page.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how members of the 2011 recruiting class might have to produce quickly. The Plain Dealer also has a story on Virginia linebacker prospect Curtis Grant, who could be a late addition to the class.

The Canton Repository has a story on former archrivals Steve Miller and Devin Smith, who will both sign with OSU today.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the 2011 class, led by quarterback prospect Braxton Miller.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on OSU verbal commit Chase Farris of Elyria.

Freshman Deshaun Thomas is the subject of a men's basketball story by the Dispatch.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a story on former OSU linebacker A.J. Hawk as he prepares for the Super Bowl.


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