No. 9 Buckeyes edge No. 4 Michigan, make Big Ten title game
Ohio State forward E.J. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS – Ohio State guard Duane Washington Jr. just wanted a second chance at his home-state team. 9 Buckeyes fend off the fourth-ranked Wolverines for a 68-67 victory and a trip to the Big Ten Tournament title game. “This rivalry means a lot to a lot of our guys, a lot of our Ohio guys," Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann said. The Wolverines appeared in three straight title games before last year's was cancelled because of COVID-19.
Michigan’s rally comes up short in 68-67 loss to Ohio State in Big Ten semis: Live updates recap
SECOND HALF0:00 – Ohio State 68, Michigan 67Duane Washington stepped out of bounds while driving baseline for another OSU turnovers. 3:40 – Ohio State 65, Michigan 55The Wolverines’ offense is starting to heat up but they can’t get a stop at the other end. 7:18 -- Ohio State 56, Michigan 45Duane Washington remains hot, scoring 14 of his 19 points in the second half. 10:21 – Ohio State 47, Michigan 43The Buckeyes are back on top with a Duane Washington Jr. 3-pointer. 1:24 -- Michigan 25, Ohio State 21Despite hitting just one of its last 10 shots, Michigan is on a 7-0 run.mlive.com
Michigan basketball gameday: Big Ten Tournament semis vs. Ohio State
The Wolverines overcame a slow start and the ejection of their head coach, Juwan Howard, to win their postseason opener. Ohio State, the 5 seed, did not get a double bye and therefore has played twice, beating Minnesota and Purdue. Starting forward Kyle Young made four 3s and scored 18 points in the first half, but left the game early in the second half due to a possible concussion. Hunter Dickinson had a big second half to finish with 22 points. Saturday’s winner will advance to Sunday’s final against the winner of 2 seed Illinois and 3 seed Iowa in Sunday’s final.mlive.com
Garza, Weiskamp lead No. 9 Iowa over No. 4 Ohio State 73-57
4 Ohio State on Sunday because he couldn't wait to start celebrating with teammates in the locker room. But a 3-pointer from Weiskamp and a couple of baskets in the paint by Garza got the Hawkeyes out of the danger zone and Ohio State couldn't chip away. “They clearly outplayed us, outperformed us, outcoached us,” Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann said. AdYOUNG'S BACKOhio State F Kyle Young returned to the lineup after sitting out Thursday's loss at Michigan State with a concussion suffered when he bumped heads with an opposing player in the Michigan game. Ohio State: Finishes the regular season against No.
Michigan St beats No. 4 Ohio St 71-67, improves NCAA resume
Aaron Henry had 18 points to help the Spartans improve their chances of making the NCAA Tournament with a 71-67 win over No. This year, though, it looked as if the Spartans (13-9, 7-9 Big Ten) would not make their usual appearance in the NCAA Tournament until their recent surge with three straight wins. Michigan State beat top-five teams in consecutive conference games for the first time in program history. “Give Michigan State credit," Holtmann said. AdBIG PICTUREOhio State: Despite losing at Michigan State after a 92-87 setback to Michigan, earning top seeding in the NCAA Tournament is still within reach for the Buckeyes.
Michigan State Basketball Gameday: Spartans look to avenge 17-point loss to Ohio State
GAME INFORMATIONWho: Michigan State (12-9, 6-9) vs. No. 4 Ohio State (18-5, 12-5)When: 9 p.m.Where: Breslin Center, East LansingTV: ESPN (Jason Benetti, Robbie Hummel)Radio: Spartan Sports Network, WJIM-AM (1240)/WMMQ-FM (94.9) in Lansing, WJR-AM (760) in Detroit, SiriusXM.com Ch. 978Line: Ohio State -5Twitter: Follow Kyle AustinGAME NOTES• Ohio State won the first matchup between the two teams, 79-62, on Jan. 31 in Columbus. PRE-GAME LINKSJoshua Langford is feeling good and surpassing expectations for Michigan StateSpartan Confidential podcast: Michigan State gets tough to upset No. 5 IllinoisAfter season of frustrations, Michigan State finally puts it all together in upset of IllinoisMichigan State stuns No.mlive.com
Young's 18 points help No. 4 Ohio State top Maryland 73-65
If he keeps playing this way, the Ohio State senior and his teammates just might keep running deep into March. That, along with 10 3-pointers on the offensive end, was enough to get Ohio State its eighth win in nine games. Ad“Give them credit, they’re a good team," coach Mark Turgeon said of Ohio State. Ohio State trailed 13-5 in the early going before rattling off a trio of 3-pointers in the span of 57 seconds to take the lead. Ohio State was previously 1-6 in College Park, 0-4 since Maryland joined the Big Ten in 2014.
Williams, Hunter lead Purdue past No. 20 Ohio State 67-60
Ohio State forward Kyle Young (25) shoots over Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. – Trevion Williams scored 16 points and came close to a triple-double, leading Purdue past No. 20 Ohio State 67-60 on Wednesday night. Ohio State closed to 65-59 when Washington made a 3 with 2:50 left. Ohio State and Purdue finally got to square off — 279 days after their originally scheduled game was canceled.
Michigan Falls To Ohio State 61-58
Ohio State and Michigan struggled through 40 minutes two rivals trying to turn their seasons around, who on this night missed far more shots than they made. Ohio State was ahead 57-56 when Michigans Zavier Simpson drove to the basket and drew a foul on Young. The Ohio State forwards jersey was ripped, and a replay showed Simpson had gabbed the jersey while falling at the end of the play. Ohio State has won three in a row after dropping six of seven. Ohio State was close to the Top 25 in the last poll and may be able to move back in soon.detroit.cbslocal.com