BSB TV: Buckeyes after their first loss

Ohio State fell to Louisville 64-55. Sam Thompson and assistant coach Dave Dickerson addressed the Buckeyes shortcomings.

A dismal first half offensive performance doomed Ohio State as the 14th ranked Buckeyes fell 64-55 to No. 5 Louisville Tuesday night at the KFC Yum! Center.

Senior Sam Thompson and assistant coach Dave Dickerson, filling in for Thad Matta while he consoled a player who learned of the death of his grandmother, spoke about the defeat, the second half positives and what the team can take from a near-comeback.

Dickerson on the Buckeyes' early struggles with Louisville's pressure and turning point guard duties over to freshman D'Angelo Russell in the second half after senior Shannon Scott struggled.

Thompson on the team finding a way to fight back in the second half.

Dickerson on the team's struggles with Louisville power forward Montrezl Harrell (13 points, 10 rebounds) Harrell and the Buckeyes tale-of-two-halves offense.

The Buckeyes are back on the court Saturday to face Colgate at 4:30 p.m.

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