Freshman Kosta Koufos had a big game and Ohio State's men's basketball team advanced to the finals of the preseason NIT with a 14-point win over Syracuse in New York City. The Columbus Dispatch, Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard, New York Daily News and The Associated Press (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) have game recaps.
Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News has a story on how a Dayton-area solider touched former Buckeye A.J. Hawk.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how Ohio State used to play a football game on Thanksgiving.
The Dispatch has a story on Ohio State defending the amount of money it spends on athletics.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on Michigan's open head football coaching position.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a short story on former Buckeye Antonio Pittman and his progress with the St. Louis Rams.