Thad Matta's men's basketball Buckeyes travel to Knoxville, Tenn., today to face Tennessee. The Buckeyes knocked out UT in the NCAA Tournament last March, and the Volunteers are looking for revenge. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Knoxville News Sentinel have game previews.
The OSU men's hockey team had a large crowd at Value City Arena for its game vs. defending national champion Michigan State, but it was the Spartans who took a 4-1 victory. The Dispatch and Lansing (Mich.) State Journal have game recaps.
The Dayton Daily News has a short story on how former Buckeye Pete Johnson is scheduled to face a court date after he was indicted on one count each of passing a bad check and grand theft of a motor vehicle.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on high school quarterback Terrelle Pryor and how he cannot cure OSU's defensive issues.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on OSU men's basketball recruit B.J. Mullens of Canal Winchester.
Ohio State could not defeat its second No. 1 in six days when Iowa came to St. John Arena and left with a 24-10 victory. The Dispatch has the details.
The Lima News has a story on an area pole vaulter who has given his verbal commitment to Ohio State.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on the Columbus Crew and the MLB SuperDraft, held Friday in Baltimore. The story also has some notes on some Buckeyes who were drafted, and some who were not.