The OSU men's basketball team got back on the winning track with a win at St. John Arena over VMI. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have the details.
The women's basketball Buckeyes did not fare as well, losing their first game of the season in the finals of the Buckeye Classic vs. Auburn. The Dispatch has the story. The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) also has a short writeup on the game.
Jim Tressel's Buckeyes are up to No. 3 in the latest BCS rankings. They need a win by Oklahoma over No. 1 Missouri or a win by Pittsburgh over No. 2 West Virginia to claim a spot in the BCS National Championship Game. The Dayton Daily News has a story on the latest rankings.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the likelihood Missouri or West Virginia will lose this weekend.
The Dispatch has a notebook on how former Buckeyes and other central Ohioans did in the NFL Sunday.