The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State men's basketball standout Evan Turner's hopes for a Big Ten title.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on OSU's Board of Trustees agreeing to raise ticket prices for football and men's basketball games.
Finally, the Ohio State men's hockey team lost in a shootout at Neb.-Omaha Friday night, and the Omaha XXX has a game recap.
Friday, February 5
The Ohio State women's basketball team held off Iowa to get back on track in the Big Ten. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Steubenville Herald-Star) have game recaps.
The Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State atheltic department's stance on not eliminating any varsity sports in order to save money.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on a good problem for Jim Tressel to have: Seven running backs and one ball. The PD also has an update on the Seantrel Henderson saga and Doug Lesmerises, who is still awesome, also has video from Wednesday's Signing Day press conference on new Buckeyes Scott McVey, T.Y. Williams, Darryl Baldwin and Christian Bryant.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the recruitment of Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne junior quarterback Braxton Miller, who is an OSU target. The DDN also has a story catching up with former Buckeyes Kurt Coleman and Jake Ballard at an autograph signing event.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on the Ohio North-South Classic and its move to the spring.
Thursday, February 4
Eighteen high school football standouts signed letters of intent Wednesday to play at Ohio State. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on OSU's haul - which did not include top linemen Seantrel Henderson of Minnesota and Matt James from Cincinnati - and a list of the recruits. Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on recruiting in the Queen City.
The ever-awesome Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer breaks down the "solid, if unspectacular" class and posts video of Jim Tressel speaking about the group. Earlier on in the day, Lesmerises wrote a blog entry on the possibility of Ohio State only getting one offensive lineman in this calls and posted video from the signing ceremony for Columbus Marion-Franklin athlete Verlon Reed.
The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette has a story on a new Buckeye, running back Roderick Smith.
Ohio State also announced on Wednesday that ticket prices for football and men's basketball games will increase. The Dispatch has a story on the change, as well as a story on fan reaction and a look at what other schools charge. The AP (via the Plain Dealer also has a story on the price increases.
Finally, the Canton Repository has a story on former Buckeye cornerback Malcolm Jenkins as he prepares to play for the New Orleans Saints in this weekend's Super Bowl.
Wednesday, February 3
Today is National Signing Day and the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on it being decision day for top recruits, including OSU targets Seantrel Henderson and Matt James. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has a final video of Henderson prior to signing with either OSU, USC or Minnesota. For what it's worth, Lesmerises thinks Henderson will be a Trojan.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune has a story on Henderson, who will announce his choice this evening.
The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on the Nittany Lions and their hopes to beat the Buckeyes for the first time since 2004.
The Plain Dealer has a feature story on the potential NCAA Tournament expansion and what some Ohio coaches thinking about it.
The Dispatch has a story on Ohio State diver Katie Bell as the USA Diving Winter National Championships begins at OSU's McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
Marc Pendleton of the Dayton Daily News has a short column on OSU's recruiting pool in the Dayton area.
Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on what Big Ten expansion would do for the college sports scene.
Tuesday, February 2
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on former Buckeye Will Smith, who will be playing in the upcoming Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.
The Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook on the men's basketball team.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on Kurt Coleman's time at the Senior Bowl.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on OSU football recruit Jamel Turner as well as a note on the upcoming North-South Game. The Dayton Daily News has a story on the upcoming recruiting class lacking members from the Miami Valley.
Monday, February 1
The Ohio State men's basketball team honored the 1960 squad by blasting overmatched Minnesota Sunday afternoon at Value City Arena. The Columbus Dispatch, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Chillicothe Gazette) have game recaps.
The 1960 squad were the stars this weekend, and the Plain Dealer leads its Big Ten Basketball Insider with a note on the team. The PD also has video of the Fred Taylor banner unveiling and a column by Bill Livingston on 1960 team member Bobby Knight.
The Ohio State women's basketball team was upset by Indiana on Sunday. The Dispatch has a game recap.
Finally, the Cincinnati Enquirer has a story on high school football prospect Matt James, who will chose between Ohio State and Notre Dame. The Dispatch also has a story on James and fellow prospect Seantrel Henderson.