Buckeye Newsstand, January 24

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, January 24
The Ohio State men's hockey team defeated Western Michigan in a shootout Friday night, and Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch has a column on the promise shown by the Buckeyes.

The Dispatch has a story on the OSU wrestling team and its preference for the new NCAA qualifying procedure.


Friday, January 23
The women's basketball team withstood upset-minded Illinois Thursday night thanks to the Buckeyes' post presence. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Zanesville Times Recorder) have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has his weekly Rumblings column.

The men's hockey Buckeyes hope to continue their winning streak tonight when they host Western Michigan. The Dispatch has a story, similar to one Jeff Svoboda wrote in the latest issue of Buckeye Sports Bulletin, on the emergence of senior Corey Elkins.

Finally, the New York Post and Newsday both have stories on what's in store for former Buckeye Vernon Gholston under the New York Jets' new head coach Rex Ryan.


Thursday, January 22
Rob Oller of the Columbus Dispatch has a column on the life of former Buckeye Dante Lavelli, who passed away Wednesday.

The Dispatch has a feature story on football Buckeyes hoping to impress pro scouts.

The women's basketball Buckeyes take the court tonight vs. visiting Illinois for the first time since Minnesota left Value City Arena with an upset victory. The Dispatch has a story on Jim Foster's charges looking to rebound from that defeat as well as some notes on tonight's game.


Wednesday, January 21
The OSU men's basketball team fell flat at Illinois Tuesday night, and the Columbus Dispatch, Champaign (Ill.) News-Gazette and Cleveland Plain Dealer have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on the difficulty of winning on the road.

Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal calls on the new president to put Notre Dame in the Big Ten.

Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal has a story on future football Buckeye Duron Carter.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch has a story on former Buckeye Greg Oden.


Tuesday, January 20
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on how Ohio State's two-quarterback system affects recruiting.

The men's basketball Buckeyes will face Illinois tonight, and the Dispatch has some notes on the game, as well as a feature story on OSU's team chemistry.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has some men's basketball notes.

The Toledo Blade has a short story on Toledo native William Buford being named the Big Ten player of the week.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on a pair of Buckeyes looking good during Senior Bowl practices.


Monday, January 19
The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook on the men's basketball Buckeyes.

Sean McClelland of the Dayton Daily News has a short column on Jim Tressel and his coaching staff.

Sam Blackburn of the Coshocton Tribune has a column on how young Buckeyes will lead the Ohio State football team in 2009.

Finally, the Columbus Blue Jackets earned a shootout win at Vancouver Sunday night, and the Dispatch has a notebook from the game with a blurb on some animosity between a pair of former OSU hockey players.


Sunday, January 18
The OSU men's basketball Buckeyes rallied to win at Michigan Saturday night, and the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade, Ann Arbor News, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how hopefully Jim Tressel sees the need for tweaking. Ray Stein of the Dispatch also has an Editor's Mailbox.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.

The Canton Repository has a feature story on Brian Hartline has he prepares for the NFL draft.

The Dispatch has a story on the football Buckeyes looking for a leader in the receiver corps.


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