The Ohio State women's basketball team was eliminated from the regular season Big Ten title chase on Thursday, but the Buckeyes earned one of their biggest wins of the season nonetheless. The Columbus Dispatch has a recap of OSU's 89-67 win against No. 23 Penn State.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on OSU men's basketball senior Jon Diebler as he closes in on the career Big Ten record for made three-pointers.
Staying with men's basketball, the Lafayette Journal & Courier has a story on the Purdue men's basketball team as they prepare for the Buckeyes.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State men's hockey team as they begin a home series against Lake Superior.
Thursday, February 17
The Ohio State women's basketball team returns to the court tonight against Penn State. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes hoping for a late-season push and some notes on the matchup with the Nittany Lions.
The Dispatch has a story on how balance was the key to Tuesday night's victory against Michigan State by the OSU men's basketball team.
The Dispatch has a story previewing the 2011 Ohio State baseball team.
Finally, the Dayton Daily News reports that Centerville defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo has received a scholarship offer from Ohio State.
Wednesday, February 16
The Ohio State men's basketball team bounced back from its lone loss of the season in holding off an upset-minded Michigan State squad Tuesday night. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lansing State Journal, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.
The Plain Dealer has a video with beat writer Doug Lesmerises.
Finally, the AP (via the Dispatch) has a story on the return of former Buckeye Michael Redd to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Tuesday, February 15
The Ohio State men's basketball team will try to get back in the win column tonight when the Buckeyes host Michigan State. The Columbus Dispatch has some notes on the game, a story on the new atmosphere at Value City Arena, a story on OSU moving on after suffering its first loss and an OSU notebook.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the Buckeyes - both in basketball and football - getting motivation from its rare losses. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU notebook and a story on how U.S. Olympic hero Jesse Owens finished third behind reportedly Magic Johnson and Red Grange in the Big Ten Icons list. Bill Livingston of the PD calls Owens' third-place finish "nothing short of a joke."
The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on how the men's basketball Buckeyes did not expect to be perfect.
The Lansing State Journal has a story on MSU junior forward Delvon Roe, who might not play tonight against the Buckeyes.
The Dispatch has a short note on Ohio State women's basketball players Jantel Lavender and Ashley Adams being honored by the Big Ten.
The AP (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on Schlichter.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on former OSU quarterback Art Schlichter facing felony charges. He will be arraigned today.
Monday, February 14
The Ohio State women's basketball team earned a road conference victory Sunday afternoon at Minnesota as Jantel Lavender became the program's all-time leading scorer. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and Minneapolis Star Tribune have game recaps.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on former Ohio State football player Dick Guy.
The Lantern has a story on Jared Sullinger's accusations that Wisconsin fans spit on him before and after OSU's loss Saturday afternoon in Madison.
Finally, the Canton Repository has a story on OSU recruiting target Se'Von Pittman of Canton McKinley.
Sunday, February 13
The Ohio State men's basketball team's quest for perfection is over after the Buckeyes lost a second-half lead and dropped a road game at Wisconsin. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) have game recaps. The Wisconsin State Journal has coverage from a UW point of view.
Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has Four Things he noticed from the game.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch says an unbeaten year for Thad Matta's team was a fantasy.
The Dispatch has a story on college football oversigning and how it puts Big Ten teams at a disadvantage.
The Ohio State women's basketball team plays at Minnesota today, and the Dispatch has some notes on the game and a story on standout senior Jantel Lavender focusing on OSU's opponents and not upcoming personal milestones.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on the new troubles surrounding former Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter.
Finally, AnnArbor.com has a recap of Ohio State's men's hockey loss at Michigan.