Buckeye Newsstand, Feb. 20

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 20
The Ohio State wrestling team dropped nine of 10 matches and was routed 32-3 at No. 1 Iowa. The Columbus Dispatch and Iowa City Press-Citizen have recaps.

The OSU men's hockey team fared better, besting host Western Michigan in a CCHA contest. The Kalamazoo (Mich.) Gazette has the details.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Sunday's OSU-Michigan State men's basketball showdown.

Finally, the Dispatch has a story on Ohio State wanting those who tailgate close to Ohio Stadium to donate to the university.

Friday, February 19
The Ohio State women's basketball team held off host Wisconsin Thursday night, and the Columbus Dispatch, Wisconsin State Journal and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has some OSU-related notes in his weekly Rumblings column.

Finally, the Dispatch has a high school recruiting story about how the process is starting earlier for top recruits.

Thursday, February 18
The Ohio State men's basketball team had a sellout crowd urging them on, but the Buckeyes could not rally past Purdue in a Big Ten showdown. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.

Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on the loss. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has some postgame video.

The Dispatch also posted a photo gallery of last night's action.

The OSU women's basketball team travels to Wisconsin tonight, and the Dispatch has a story on the Badgers' gameplan as well as some notes on the matchup.

The Dispatch has a story on the upcoming Ohio State-Iowa wrestling showdown as well as a story on the OSU baseball team and its powerful offense.

Wednesday, February 17
Value City Arena is the site of a crucial Big Ten men's basketball team tonight when the Buckeyes host Purdue. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have notes on Jon Diebler, who should be good to go despite an injured wrist. The Dispatch also has notes on tonight's game, and the Plain Dealer has a story on OSU's Iron Buckeyes. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU's roster continuity.

The Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier and Indianapolis Star both have stories from the Purdue point of view.

Former Ohio State football players hoping to get drafted to the NFL worked out in front of media on Tuesday, and the Dispatch has a story on the group working under OSU trainer Eric Lichter.

The News-Herald has a story on Euclid, Ohio, product Thaddeus Gibson, while the Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Anderson Russell. The News-Herald also has some notes from Tuesday's media availability.

The Plain Dealer catches up with OSU kickers Aaron Pettrey and Mike Nugent as they look for NFL homes.

Finally, the Dispatch reports that the football and men's basketball ticket-price increases will boost OSU's "rainy day" surplus savings account.

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