Buckeye Newsstand, December 4

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.

Tuesday, December 4
Want to go to New Orleans for the BCS National Championship Game? It will cost you. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how much BCS tickets may cost Buckeye fans. The Canton Repository also has a story on the rush for tickets.

Buckeye great Rex Kern will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame tonight in New York. The Dispatch has a story on the OSU standout.

Bill Willis was laid to rest Monday, and the Dispatch has a story on the hall of famers' funeral.

The Toledo Blade has a story on OSU's challenge in playing another SEC team.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on OSU head coach Jim Tressel's vote in the latest coaches poll. The DDN also has a story on Tressel and LSU head coach Les Miles sharing some laughs during their conference call Sunday.

James Laurinaitis' awards tour is the subject of stories by the Dispatch and Toledo Blade. The Dispatch also has some notes on some awards Buckeyes are up for.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story with 10 questions on the OSU-LSU matchup.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column that says OSU beat a bad BCS system.

Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal has a column on the BCS mess.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a column on the accuracy of the BCS system, or lack thereof.

Marc Katz of the Dayton Daily News has a column on his idea for a 16-team college football playoff.

The Dispatch has an OSU men's basketball insider notebook. The Dispatch also has a note on women's basketball Buckeye Jantel Lavender sharing the Big Ten women's basketball player of the week award.

Down on the Bayou
The Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate has a story on LSU amending Miles' contract. The Advocate also has a story on whether or not Bo Pelini will act as LSU's defensive coordinator for the title game. Pelini was hired as Nebraska's new head coach recently.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune has a story on the ticket frenzy at LSU and OSU.

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