The Ohio State men's basketball team will play for the NIT championship thanks to a 81-69 victory over Mississippi Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) have game recaps.
The Buckeyes will face UMass in the finals. The Minutemen knocked off Florida in the other semifinal, and the AP (via the Dispatch) has the story.
Lawrence Wilson and his recovery and return to the OSU football team is the subject of several stories. The Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lorain Morning Journal and Dayton Daily News all have stories on the defensive end.
The Dispatch has an OSU football notebook.
The Plain Dealer has a story on the Buckeyes needing to deal with the departure of Vernon Gholston.
Finally, Indiana has hired a new men's basketball coach to take over the troubled program. Tom Crean, formerly of Marquette, has taken the job. The Indianapolis Star has the details.