Ohio State guard Jamar Butler was named the Portsmouth Invitational MVP after leading Tidewater Sealants to a 103-80 win in the P.I.T. championship game over the Portsmouth Sports Club in the title game. Butler, who scored 18 points in the championship game, was joined on the All-Tournament team by Tidewater Sealants teammates Josh Duncan of Xavier and Pat Calathes of Saint Joseph's.
April 14, 2008
Tidewater Sealants scored the last nine points of the game to advance to the Portsmouth Invitational championship game with a 94-91 win over Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Tidewater Sealants lead by 14 in the first half and ten at halftime, but trailed by eight with 11:21 to go and was down 91-85 with under two minutes in the game.
April 11, 2008
It might not be where Ohio State aimed to be when the season ended, but it was still the best ending they could hope for after not being selected for the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes used a second-half surge to seize control against Massachusetts and held on to take home the school's first title in 22 years.
April 3, 2008
This was not where Ohio State was aiming to play its final games of the 2007-08 season. Without a bid to play in the NCAA Tournament, the Buckeyes wound up as the No. 1 seed in the NIT Tournament and will play Tuesday night. Take a look as to how OSU wound up in this situation.
March 16, 2008
He's been a lightning rod, but he's also been a beacon of hope. Jamar Butler, Ohio State's 6-1 point guard and senior leader had arguably the best week of his career to finish the regular season and keep Ohio State's NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Statistically speaking, Butler has had an assault on the OSU record-books. Kyle Lamb examines Butler's career.
March 13, 2008
For much of the 2007-08 season, Ohio State postgame press conferences have seemed as much like a hostage situation as a chance to further analyze what had just transpired on the court. Following the team's big victory on senior day against the Michigan State Spartans, it was a much more relaxed team that greeted reporters.
March 10, 2008
Jamar Butler has enjoyed a record-breaking type of season as a senior at Ohio State, but a streak was snapped against Wisconsin that could not have made him very happy. The senior co-captain did not start against the Badgers, and today he discussed why that might have been the case.
February 25, 2008