Buckeye Newsstand, November 29

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.

Saturday, November 29
With Ohio State's football regular season finished, the Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes awaiting their bowl fate. The Dispatch also has a list of games to watch, as well as updates on former Buckeyes Kirk Barton and Chris Gamble. The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) also has a national college football notebook.

Football freshman Zach Domicone is the subject of a Dayton Daily News feature story.

The men's basketball Buckeyes are back in action tonight, and the Dispatch has some notes previewing the game. The Dispatch also has a story on Thad Matta's class being in session.

Finally, the women's basketball Buckeyes open play in the annual Buckeye Classic. The Dispatch has a feature story on Shavelle Little, as well as some notes on OSU's game this afternoon vs. Boston University.

Friday, November 28
Jon Diebler is the subject of a men's basketball story by the Columbus Dispatch. The Dispatch also has a national college basketball notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the still murky BCS picture.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on the return to Cleveland this weekend by former Buckeye Anthony Gonzalez of the Indianapolis Colts.

Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on the Aurora Greenmen, who are led by future Buckeye Adam Bellamy and will play for a state title Saturday.

Finally, the Dispatch has a feature story on freshman men's ice hockey standout Zac Dalpe.

Thursday, November 27
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on the Ohio State offensive linemen, as well as a story on the BCS picture.

The OSU men's soccer team had its season come to an end Wednesday in double overtime vs. host Akron. The Canton Repository, Cleveland Plain Dealer and Akron Beacon Journal have the details.

Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal hands out some end-of-season grades for the football Buckeyes. Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on being thankful the Buckeyes fell short this season.

Finally, the Lima News has a note on former Buckeye Jamar Butler being released from his Italian pro basketball team recently.

Wednesday, November 26
The OSU women's basketball team got back on track Tuesday night with an 18-point victory over visiting Hartford. The Columbus Dispatch and the Hartford Courant have game recaps.

The Dispatch has a men's basketball Insider notebook.

Finally, Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer announces the winner of his Fake Big Ten-SEC Challenge.

Tuesday, November 25
The men's basketball Buckeyes survived a scare against in-state foe Bowling Green Monday night, and the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have the details.

The football All Big Ten teams has been released and two Buckeyes won major honors. The Dispatch and Plain Dealer detail the honors given to James Laurinaitis and Terrelle Pryor. The Plain Dealer also has a note on Laurinaitis and Malcolm Jenkins being named finalists for the Bednarik Award, given to the nation's best defensive player.

Tim May and Ken Gordon of the Dispatch have their "Inside the Beat" look at Ohio State football.

Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal answers some OSU-related questions in his Scarlet Letters mailbag.

The Canton Repository and Toledo Blade have stories on Ohio State being in bowl limbo.

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