Buckeye Newsstand, January 18

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.

Friday, January 18
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on OSU's juniors returning for the love of football. The Dispatch also has some notes on where the four key juniors – Alex Boone, Marcus Freeman, Malcolm Jenkins and James Laurinaitis – stand.

The women's basketball Buckeyes edged Illinois thanks to a key three-pointer by OSU guard Maria Moeller. The Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.

Ohio State's men's hockey team hosts Michigan State tonight, and the Dispatch and Lansing (Mich.) State Journal have previews of the two-game weekend series.

Sam Blackburn of the Zanesville Times Recorder has a column on OSU's returning football juniors.

The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a national college football notebook.

Future men's basketball Buckeye B.J. Mullens of Canal-Winchester highlights the Flyin' to the Hoop boys' basketball invitational in suburban Dayton this weekend. The Dayton Daily News has a story previewing the action.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a high school sports notebook, led with a note on an All-American track athlete's commitment to Ohio State.

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