Buckeye Newsstand, March 23

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.

Friday, March 23
Columbus Dispatch
Men's basketball: Buckeyes defeat Bearcats 81-66 to advance to Elite 8
Ohio State men's basketball: Thomas marches on with 26 points
Ohio State men's basketball: UC plays like Big Ten team
Ohio State men's basketball notebook: Win prepares OSU to face Syracuse zone
Bob Hunter commentary: Ohio State-Cincinnati isn't a rivalry to players
Scarlet & Gray Matta
Colleges: Ohio State names Upper Arlington native to compliance position
Ohio State baseball: Artificial turf could be boon to Buckeyes

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio State men's basketball team stops Cincinnati, reaches NCAA Tournament's Elite 8
Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas are on the same page, and that's good for Ohio State: Doug Lesmerises' Postgame Blog
Numbers go to Big East, but is it better than the Big Ten? NCAA Tournament Notebook
Four Things I Think ... about the East Regional in Boston: Doug Lesmerises
Four Things I Think ... about the East Regional in Boston: Bill Livingston
Shadows of past are no match for star power of Ohio State men's basketball team: Bill Livingston

Passing on riches paying off for Sullinger
Past failures driving Buckeyes in NCAA tourney

The Lantern
Finally elite: Ohio State declaws Cincinnati to advance to NCAA Tournament's East Region final

The Associated Press
Ohio State makes East final, beats Cincinnati

Thursday, March 22
Columbus Dispatch
Men's basketball: Sweet 16 has been roadblock for OSU
Men's basketball: Long, hard road worth it for UC's Gates
Game preview: Ohio State vs. Cincinnati
Bob Hunter commentary: Selective memory gives Buford a boost

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Aaron Craft doesn't want to get too wrapped up in Cashmere: NCAA Insider
Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas knows he needs a big game against speedy Cincinnati
It's time for Ohio State to end 50 years of Bearcat avoidance: Bill Livingston
Ohio State vs. Cincinnati? Just don't call it a rivalry

Cincinnati Enquirer
Rivalry or no, it's on between Cincinnati Bearcats and Ohio State Buckeyes
University of Cincinnati Bearcats' feat not forgotten

The Lantern
Ohio State, Cincinnati face off in historic meeting for spot in Elite Eight
Sullinger: Ohio State, Cincinnati to play 'battle for Ohio'

Mansfield News Journal
No honor to defend for OSU

How (and why) Cincinnati can beat Ohio State
My Ohio State dream sequence

The Associated Press
Bearcats, Buckeyes once ruled Final Four

Wednesday, March 21
Columbus Dispatch
OSU-UC cold war not likely to thaw
Rob Oller commentary: Buckeyes, 'Cats rarely play, but rivalry bitter

Cincinnati Enquirer
UC out to make history, not study it
History lost on young Bearcats

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Sweet 16 is just part of the trip, not the NCAA destination, for Ohio State
Deshaun Thomas is key to Buckeyes win over Cincinnati says Doug Lesmerises : Video

Mansfield News Journal
OSU in rare company
Withers ready to work with Fickell

UC Bearcats eager to face Ohio State

The Associated Press
Bearcats-Buckeyes game a rarity despite proximity

Tuesday, March 20
Columbus Dispatch
Mens basketball: OSU is next obstacle for UC
OSU Insider
Mens basketball: Offutt ready for prime time
Ohio is first state to have four teams in NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16
College sports roundup: Corna's three-run homer propels Ohio State

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio's quartet of Sweet 16 participants really puts state in the heart of the NCAA

Hoop state? The bracket says yes

Mansfield News Journal
Buckeyes went out of character in regional victories

Dayton Daily News
Archdeacon: No place Sweeter than Ohio in the NCAA Tournament

The Associated Press
Ohio is March hoops hotbed: Four teams in final 16

Monday, March 19
Columbus Dispatch
Women's basketball | Florida 70, Ohio State 65: Bad start leads to a quick exit for Buckeyes

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio basketball is at the heart of the NCAA Tournament, thanks to a record-breaking four state teams in the Sweet 16

Toledo Blade
Florida defense shows little respect to OSU
Big Ten player of the year Prahalis couldn't find rhythm

The Associated Press
Ohio State women ousted by Florida

Sunday, March 18
Columbus Dispatch
Men's basketball | Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66: Not to be denied
Ohio State men's basketball: Craft steps up on court and off
Bob Hunter commentary: If not for Sullinger, Buckeyes wouldn't still be playing
Women's basketball: Ohio State's focus solely on Florida
Game preview: Ohio State vs. Florida
Ohio State roundup: Logan Stieber wins NCAA wrestling title

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio State reaches Sweet 16 with balanced 73-66 victory over Gonzaga
Replay exams shouldn't be out of bounds on the boundary: Bill Livingston's Four Things
Big Ten proving its mettle so far: Doug Lesmerises' Four Things
Getting a win erases the discomfort of a blocked shot for Jared Sullinger: Ohio State Insider
Once again, Aaron Craft provides plenty of heart and soul to an Ohio State triumph: Bill Livingston

The Lantern
Shipping up to Boston: Ohio State advances to Sweet 16
Crafty play by Craft helps power Ohio State to Sweet 16
'Clutch' performance from Ohio State's Sullinger helps Buckeyes progress

Craft, Buckeyes score gritty win over Gonzaga

Toledo Blade
Sellout crowd to get look at No. 1 Bears
Kynard happy to be home

Mansfield News Journal
New challenge was no issue for Craft

Lima News
Jim Naveau: Meyer let one recruit know who is the boss

Dayton Daily News
Commentary: OSU against UC in tourney would be intriguing

The Associated Press
Ohio State pulls away from Gonzaga

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