With the men's basketball Buckeyes preparing for a road game at Iowa tonight, the Columbus Dispatch has a story on head coach Thad Matta asking for more from his team on defense. The Dispatch also has a preview of the game tonight vs. the Hawkeyes.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has another story on OSU's zone defense and how it helps senior point guard Jamar Butler rest.
The Akron Beacon Journal has a short note on how OSU trustees have approved a price increase for athletics tickets.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on former Buckeye receiver Cris Carter and how he is waiting to hear if he has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Associated Press (via the Warren Tribune Chronicle) has a story on former Buckeye Randy Gradishar, who is also up for election to the Hall of Fame.
Finally, the Dispatch has a note on Michigan head football coach Rich Rodriguez filing a response to a lawsuit filed by West Virginia.