Buckeye Newsstand, Jan. 23

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 23
The Ohio State men's basketball team faces a stiff road test this afternoon at West Virginia. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes using last season's blowout loss to the Mountaineers as motivation. The Dispatch also has some notes on today's game.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on OSU and WVU being mirror images. The Plain Dealer also has "Club Trillion Extras."

The Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail has a story on today's matchup between Evan Turner and WVU's Da'Sean Butler.

The Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette-Mail also has a preview story of the nonconference matchup.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a feature story on former Buckeye Antoine Winfield, who - along with the Minnesota Vikings - is one game away from the Super Bowl.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how the Big Ten's bowl success has warmed the winter days.

Finally, the Plain Dealer posted the rosters for the annual North-South Classic at Ohio Stadium in April.


Friday, January 22
The women's basketball Buckeyes earned a hard-fought 58-56 victory at Michigan Thursday night, and the Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via AnnArbor.com) have game recaps. AnnArbor.com also has a slideshow from the game.

Much like BSB's own Jeff Svoboda did recently for BuckeyeSports.com, the Dispatch catches up with OSU lineman Jim Cordle.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on OSU men's basketball player - and Toledo Libbey product - William Buford.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on men's basketball walk-on Mark Titus, creator of the popular Club Trillion blog.

The Plain Dealer also has a note on Ohio State's 2002 recruiting class being named the No. 2 class of the decade by ESPN.

Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has some OSU-related notes in his weekly Rumbling.


Thursday, January 21
The Ohio State women's basketball team hits the road tonight to play at Michigan. The Dispatch has notes previewing the game in Ann Arbor, as well as a story on the Buckeyes expecting a test.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has video from the Big Ten Network's piece on men's basketball standout Evan Turner returning to his Chicago home.

The state of Ohio will induct a new class of "Great Ohioans," including former Ohio State football great Bill Willis. The Dispatch has the details.

The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette has a story on Ohio State men's basketball recruit Deshaun Thomas, who will be in Columbus this weekend as part of the eighth annual Ohio Scholastic Play by Play Classic.

The Dispatch has a feature story on OSU synchronized swimmers Leah Pinette and Hannah Shively.

Finally, the Dispatch has a feature story on football recruiting. Doug Harris of the Dayton Daily News also has a short column on this year's recruiting not being up to par.


Wednesday, January 20
Northwestern's men's basketball team is on the rise, but against Ohio State on Wednesday it was more of the same. The Buckeyes continued their home dominance over the Wildcats with a 76-56 blowout victory. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Chicago Sun-Times and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how every home Big Ten victory is important.

Finally, The AP (via the Dispatch) has an NFL notebook, led with a note on a record-tying 53 non-senior college football players applying for the draft.


Tuesday, January 19
The Columbus Dispatch has an update on linebacker Tyler Moeller.

The Ohio State men's basketball team faces a test tonight against Northwestern, and the Dispatch has some notes on the game against the Wildcats and a story about Bill Carmody's improved squad.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's chances in the Big Ten after the return of Evan Turner. Elton Alexander of the Plain Dealer also posted his AP Top 25 vote.

The Dispatch has a short story on former BSB contributor and OSU assistant Bill Conley, who will become the new head football coach at Ohio Dominican.

Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on Big Ten expansion and suggests UConn.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has an update on football prospect Seantrel Henderson.


Monday, January 18
The Ohio State women's basketball team survived an injury scare to star center Jantel Lavender and defeated visiting Indiana Sunday afternoon. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Chillicothe Gazette) have game recaps.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on former Buckeye kicker Mike Nugent.

The Dispatch also has an OSU Insider basketball notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the impressive 2009 Ohio State football defense.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on Gordon Gee being the nation's highest-paid public university president.


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