Buckeye Newsstand, April 3

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, April 3
His junior season may be over, but the awards continue to roll in for Ohio State men's basketball standout Evan Turner. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) have stories on the AP National Player of the Year.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has an update on Turner as he debates his future options.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on a poised Terrelle Pryor as spring football continues.

Finally, the Dispatch has an OSU sports roundup, led with a brief recap of the baseball team's Friday victory at Northwestern.

Friday, April 2
Sping (football) has sprung at Ohio State. The Buckeyes took part in their first practice of 2010, and the Columbus Dispatch has a story on head coach Jim Tressel looking for progress from his team. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook, a Bob Hunter column on fans' high hopes for 2010 and Hunter's weekly Rumblings, which features some OSU notes.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a recap of the first day of action, including how quarterback Terrelle Pryor looked fine in his first practice since knee surgery.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the start of spring football and also has an OSU notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the youth of the squad putting the Buckeyes under scrutiny.

Finally, the Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State baseball team preparing for "Act II" of the 2010 season as it begins Big Ten play.

Thursday, April 1
A pair of future Ohio State men's basketball players took part in the McDonald's All-American game at the Schottenstein Center Wednesday night and the Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories from the event.

Staying with basketball, Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on how Evan Turner's NBA decision is an easy one to make economically.

John Kampf of the News-Herald has a story on the top priority for the OSU football team as it begins spring practice this afternoon - Terrelle Pryor's knee. The Toledo Blade also has a story on the start of spring football.

The Dispatch has a story on the football team's lofty expectations in 2010.

As Jeff Svoboda wrote about here at BuckeyeSports.com, the OSU baseball team won its home opener against Toledo Wednesday afternoon. The Dispatch has a very short recap.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a note on Jim Tressel headlining a Dayton Rotary Club dinner in May.

Wednesday, March 31
The Ohio State women's basketball team may have lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament, but the honors continue for junior center Jantel Lavender. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on her being named a first-team All-American. The AP (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) has a similar story.

Dispatch OSU beat writers Tim May and Ken Gordon have a spring football podcast.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette updates the Santonio Holmes assault story. The case has been closed with no charges filed.

Finally, the Indianapolis Star says NCAA Tournament expansion is likely.

Tuesday, March 30
With spring football practices starting this week, the Columbus Dispatch takes a look at what these few weeks will mean for the wide receiver corps.

Evan Turner has not decided whether or not he will return to Ohio State for his senior season, but the Dispatch has a story on how Turner's was OSU's Mr. Everything this season. The Dispatch also has an OSU Insider notebook and a national college basketball notebook.

Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on what might keep Turner at Ohio State.

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