The Buckeyes are back in the BCS National Championship Game thanks to losses by No. 1 Missouri and No. 2 West Virginia Saturday night. The Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade, Cincinnati Enquirer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) all have stories on OSU's unlikely rise to the top.
The Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes' reaction to watching Pittsburgh and Oklahoma send them to the title game. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how we will likely never know who the real No. 1 is. The Dispatch also has a story on how fans will now have to make new travel arrangements.
The Plain Dealer has its "Hey, Doug!" mailbag with OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises.
Kyle Nagel of the Dayton Daily News has a column on how the BCS is leaving most people unsatisfied.
Finally, the OSU men's soccer team will face defending champion UC-Santa Barbara in the third round of the NCAA tournament. The Dispatch has a story on the streaking Buckeyes and goalkeeper Casey Latchem.