The OSU men's basketball faces a tough Dayton squad tonight at Value City Arena with a berth in the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden up for grabs. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes not wanting to see the end of the season. The Dispatch also has some notes previewing the game.
The Dayton Daily News has a story previewing the matchup. The DDN also has an UD basketball notebook, as well as a story on the Flyers learning to win big games on the road and an OSU basketball notebook.
The crowd should be big and loud tonight, with many Flyer backers in attendance. The Dispatch has a note on brisk ticket sales for tonight's in-state showdown.
Dayton should be improved tonight with the return of freshman phenom Chris Wright, and the Dispatch has the story on the Trotwood, Ohio, native.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on the OSU and UD programs since its last meeting in 1988.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on how it has been 20 years since OSU and UD played a four-game series in the 1980s.
Dan Potokar's tough battle with cancer is the subject of a Dispatch story.
The Dispatch has a story on how important spring practice will be for quarterbacks Antonio Henton and Joe Bauserman.
The Plain Dealer has a note on how OSU running back Chris "Beanie" Wells has recovered from hand surgery.
The Canton Repository has a story on Ohio State's spring practice and the Buckeyes returning a lot of familiar faces.
National champion wrestler J Jaggers is the subject of a feature story in the Plain Dealer.