Buckeye Newsstand, February 14

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, February 14
The Ohio State men's basketball team travels to Wisconsin to face the Badgers tonight, and the Columbus Dispatch has a story on what the Buckeyes will face in Madison. The Dispatch also has some notes on tonight's game at the Kohl Center.

The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a feature story on UW junior Trevon Hughes. The Capital Times of Madison, Wis., has a story on an emotional speech by associate head coach Greg Gard helping to turn Wisconsin's season around.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer continues its position-by-position breakdown with a look at the defensive line. The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with defensive coordinator Jim Heacock and also has projections for 2009.

The men's hockey Buckeyes fell in a shootout Friday night at Michigan State. The Lansing State Journal have game stories.

The Plain Dealer has a story on Big Ten men's basketball MVP candidate Evan Turner.


Friday, February 13
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State men's basketball team and the players' NBA stock.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on swingman Evan Turner.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer continues its position-by-position breakdown with a look at the skill positions. The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with coach Doc Tressel and also has projections for 2009.

The Plain Dealer also short note on a story told by OSU grad Leonard Downie Jr. and his up-close-and-too-personal run ins with Woody Hayes while working for The Lantern, Ohio State's student newspaper.

The Dispatch has a story on Joe Montana's son, who will be visiting Ohio State next week.

Ken Gordon of the Dispatch has a blog note on the departing football Buckeyes preparing for the NFL combine.

Finally, the women's basketball Buckeyes fell at Iowa Thursday night thanks in large part to a 19-0 run at the end of the first half by the Hawkeyes. The Dispatch and Iowa City Press-Citizen have game recaps.


Thursday, February 12
The Cleveland Plain Dealer continues its position-by-position breakdown with a look at the linebackers. The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with coach Luke Fickell and also has projections for 2009.

The Columbus Dispatch has a story on a change to the NCAA's taunting rule in football.

The Mansfield News Journal has a feature story on former Buckeye Stan Jefferson.

The women's basketball Buckeyes are at Iowa tonight, and the Iowa City Press-Citizen has a story on the Hawkeyes' struggles against Ohio State. The Dispatch has some notes on tonight's game, as well as a story on how teams are being physical with OSU standout Jantel Lavender.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State football recruits on the Big 33 roster.


Wednesday, February 11
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the men's basketball Buckeyes and how their rise has been tied to their field goal percentage.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer continues its position-by-position breakdown with the offensive line. The Plain Dealer has a Q&A with O-line coach Jim Bollman and also has projections for 2009.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has a blog note on Ohio State's position in the early football rankings for next season.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the late recruitment of recent QB signee Kenny Guiton.


Tuesday, February 10
The Cleveland Plain Dealer begins a post-Signing Day analysis of the Buckeyes by breaking down the secondary. The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with defensive coordinator Jim Heacock as well as a projection on the secondary's two-deep.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Ohio State's recruiting success in Florida from the Woody Hayes era to today.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a feature story on Malcolm Jenkins as his NFL dreams are about to come true.

The Plain Dealer and Columbus Dispatch have notes on the OSU men's basketball team returning to the Top 25.


Monday, February 9
The men's ice hockey Buckeyes rebounded for a demoralizing loss on Friday night and defeated No. 2 Notre Dame Sunday afternoon at Value City Arena. The Columbus Dispatch and South Bend Tribune have game recaps.

The women's basketball team did not fare as well, falling on the road to Michigan State. The Dispatch and Lansing State Journal have the details.

The Dispatch has a men's basketball Insider notebook, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a Big Ten basketball notebook.


Sunday, February 8
The Ohio State men's basketball Buckeyes beat their ranked team of the week Saturday night with a victory over No. 19 Minnesota. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Minneapolis Star-Tribune and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how migration to the South hurts OSU recruiting. The Dispatch also has a feature story on recent signee Storm Klein.

The Dispatch has a story on the women's basketball Buckeyes' defensive pressure, as well as some notes on OSU's game today at Michigan State.

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


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