Buckeye Newsstand, Dec. 21

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.

Buckeye Newsstand will return Dec. 26. Happy Holidays.

Friday, Dec. 21
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State men's basketball: Thompson expanding his scoring repertoire
Women's basketball: Buckeyes' success tied to ball movement
Game preview: Ohio State vs. Southern
Temporarily in charge

The Lantern
Commentary: The perils of photographing Ohio State men's basketball

Fox Sports Ohio
Aaron Craft's defense fueled by desire

Wisconsin State Journal
Badgers football: New coach Gary Andersen has ties to Ohio State's Urban Meyer

Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World
Jayhawks focusing on slowing Buckeyes' Thomas
Opinion: KU's fast break is as good as it gets

Thursday, Dec. 20
Columbus Dispatch
Rob Oller commentary: Wouldn't Ohio-only tournament be great?

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Analysis: San Diego State, Michigan are OSU's biggest football threats in 2013
San Diego State goes bowling Thursday, with early ramifications for OSU's 2013 season

Wednesday, Dec. 19
Columbus Dispatch
Men's basketball | Ohio State 65, Winthrop 55: Buckeyes hardly a focused group
College football: Haynes emotional in return to Kent State

The Lantern
Ohio State men's basketball avoids near-disaster against Winthrop
Commentary: Opposing coaches paint picture of uncertain Ohio State men's basketball

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio State, maybe caught looking ahead to Kansas, holds off Winthrop 65-55
Winthrop basketball coach ends OSU postgame with plea about Conn. shootings
New Kent State football coach Paul Haynes emotional in his return to Golden Flashes

Akron Beacon Journal
Paul Haynes returns to alma mater in dream job as new Kent State football coach
Marla Ridenour: Kent State doesn't branch out from Jim Tressel tree to find Paul Haynes

Mansfield News Journal
Ohio State tunes up in time for No. 9 Kansas

The Associated Press
No. 7 Ohio State hangs on for win vs. Winthrop
Big Ten teams all underdogs in bowl season

Tuesday, Dec. 18
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State football: Barton gets good advice, earns MBA
Football: Kent State hires former Ohio State assistant Haynes
Ohio State men's basketball: Thomas hones his game
Men's basketball preview: Ohio State vs. Winthrop
Women's basketball: Hill helps Ohio State post road win

Akron Beacon Journal
KSU to announce former Flashes player Paul Haynes as head football coach Tuesday
Marla Ridenour: KSU program likely anted up to land Paul Haynes
Darrell Hazell still in thick of things during prep for Kent State's bowl

The Lantern
Ohio State football's Verlon Reed leaving team

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio State Buckeyes stay 7th in basketball top 25; Duke new No. 1, replacing Indiana, which lost to No. 19 Butler

Mansfield News Journal
Ross stretching as a player

The Associated Press
Buckeyes get final tuneup before Kansas game
Bucks No. 7, Bearcats No. 11 for 3rd straight week

Monday, Dec. 17
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State football: Receiver Reed leaving
NFL: How former Buckeyes fared
Men's basketball: OSU Insider
Ohio State women's basketball: Tough task awaits
Women's basketball preview: Ohio State vs. Gonzaga
Wrestling: Ohio State wins twice in Grapple at the Garden

Sunday, Dec. 16
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State football: Simon's legacy with OSU secure
Men's basketball | Ohio State 90, UNC Asheville 72: Life in the fast lane
Women's basketball | Washington State 62, Ohio State 55: Buckeyes' trip west off to sour start
College hockey | Miami University 3, Ohio State 1: RedHawks get early jump

The Lantern
Ohio State men's basketball downs UNC Asheville, 90-72

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio State runs past UNC Asheville but Thad Matta questions Buckeyes' maturity with Kansas game ahead

Toledo Blade
Crafts work on their games, develop special bond that started in Findlay, continues in Columbus

The Associated Press
No. 7 Buckeyes sprint to win vs. UNC-Asheville
Washington State tops No. 20 Ohio State women 62-55

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