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Buckeyes in the News - Week of Oct. 28

The OSUMB's halftime performance vs Penn State was featured on the Today Show.
The OSUMB's halftime performance vs Penn State was featured on the Today Show.

NOV. 1, 2013

WOMEN'S SOCCER

OSU women’s soccer hopes to clinch B1G tournament spot with 6th straight victory against Michigan
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As the Ohio State women’s soccer team prepares for its match at No. 8 Michigan, the Buckeyes will be looking to defeat the maize and blue for the sixth straight time.

MEN'S HOCKEY

Ohio State hockey rides 3-game win streak into weekend series with Minnesota Duluth
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Cruising on a three-game winning streak, the Ohio State men’s ice hockey team looks to maintain its momentum as it heads into a two-game series against Minnesota Duluth this weekend.

FOOTBALL

Gameday+ gets you ready for Ohio State vs. Purdue
Columbus Dispatch
The latest edition of our special weekend section is loaded with features, analysis, stats and more.

Hall seeks payback
Columbus Dispatch
Part of a pivotal play that led to a Buckeyes overtime loss at Purdue in 2011, Marcus Hall wants to make good on it — much like the right guard has done with his career at Ohio State

Guiton's success boosts Miller's game for OSU
Canton Rep
Ever since Kenny Guiton warmed up behind the Ohio State bench in Evanston, Ill., four weeks ago, Braxton Miller never looked back. He didn't have to look over his shoulder. He could feel Guiton breathing down his neck.

Freshman Dontre Wilson runs for Ohio State, and runs for a paralyzed friend
Plain Dealer
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corey Borner wants to come to Ohio some day. A little part of him is already here. In eight games at Ohio State, through 19 carries and 14 receptions and 10 kick returns and 600 yards of total production, Ohio State fans have gained an appreciation for the legs of freshman Dontre Wilson.

Checking in with Tyson Gentry, the paralyzed former Ohio State Buckeye with a brand new bride
Plain Dealer
In 2006, Gentry was a walk-on receiver and punter for the Buckeyes participating in a team scrimmage that April. After catching a pass at Ohio Stadium, Gentry absorbed a hit from safety Kurt Coleman and then landed awkwardly as he hit the ground. He broke his C4 vertebra. He hasn’t walked since.

Boilermakers coach ready to finally face Buckeyes
AP
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - It's reunion week for Darrell Hazell. Suddenly, he's talking about some of his star pupils who went on to play in the NFL - Ted Ginn Jr., Anthony Gonzalez, Santonio Holmes, Brian Hartline and Brian Robiskie - and some of the guys he recruited still playing for unbeaten Ohio State.

Purdue assistant Marcus Freeman still Ohio State fan when not an opponent
Columbus Dispatch
Marcus Freeman will be wearing black and gold on Saturday and trying to do what he can as Purdue linebackers coach to end Ohio State’s 20-game winning streak. After the game, however, Freeman will root for the Buckeyes the rest of the season, and for the rest of his life

Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde having a memorable season
Plain Dealer
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Spectacular highlight reel-worthy runs, more touchdowns than he can count on his fingers and no rushing attempts that amounted into negative yardage. And be sure to add in the one thing Ohio State’s offensive coaching staff would take over all of that – consistency.

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Oct. 31, 2013

TOP STORIES

Ohio State Marching Band attracts attention of 'TODAY,' Michael Jackson's mom
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After Michael Jackson's mother called the director and two consecutive halftime shows went viral, it seems the Ohio State Marching Band might be starting a streak to rival that of the undefeated football team.

OSU gives teen hope against 'Michigan'
Chillicothe Gazette
BELLVILLE — Grant Reed has become a big part of this Ohio State football season. The 13-year-old Bellville boy made national news over the summer when he named his cancerous brain tumor Michigan.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL 

Ohio State women's volleyball 'craving for a win right now' OSU
The Lantern
OSU is set to take on No. 14 Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich., at 6:30 p.m. Friday before heading to Ann Arbor, Mich., for a match against No. 17 Michigan ...

FIELD HOCKEY

Ohio State field hockey ready for final conference matchup OSU
The Lantern
Three of the Buckeyes' five Big Ten opponents were ranked in the top 20 of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association poll when OSU faced them, with ...

MEN'S HOCKEY

UMD, Ohio State men's hockey series will reunite coaches
Duluth News Tribune
“But now it's my job to go out and do my best for OSU. At the end of the day, it's about two hockey teams playing each other and not about Steve Rohlik.”.

MEN'S BASKETBALL 

Buckeyes return 4 starters in Matta's 10th season
SI.com
Having lost eight players early to the NBA draft in his nine seasons with the Buckeyes, the Ohio State coach is accustomed to acquainting first-year players to the ...

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FOOTBALL

Ohio State's Bradley Roby remains confident
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Redshirt-junior cornerback Bradley Roby faced high expectations, including his own, heading into the Ohio State football team's 2013 season ...

Ohio State football: Confidence runs high in ground game
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State players weren’t close to being alive when "no mas" entered the sports lexicon, but they know the feeling it represents.

Corey “Philly” Brown: Ohio State ‘hungrier than any other team I’ve been on’
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The Ohio State football team looks to reverse the script from its recent shortcomings in West Lafayette, Ind., this weekend when it faces off against Purdue. The Buckeyes have recorded just one win their last four trips to Ross-Ade Stadium.

At 20-0, Ohio State is a special team
CBSSports.com
Meyer has now uncorked three different 20-game winning streaks (involving three different schools: Utah, Florida, Ohio State), the only coach to do that. He has won two national titles, and might have played for a third last season ...


Oct. 30

TOP STORY

Ohio State marching band uses app to pull off amazing formations
Today Show
Michael Jackson moonwalks and Superman soars over a skyscraper in the Ohio State University Marching Band's incredible halftime formations — but as TODAY's Dylan Dreyer discovered when she visited OSU, "The Best Damn Band in the Land" needs an app for that.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

Competition in Big Ten women's volleyball 'difficult'
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When it comes to women's volleyball, the Big Ten rules the rankings. As of Monday, seven of the conference's 12 teams are ranked in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 Poll, with three others in the conference receiving multiple votes.

MEN'S HOCKEY

Buckeyes' late goals in 3rd stop Falcons
Toledo Blade
COLUMBUS — The Bowling Green State University hockey team suffered a 5-3 loss at Ohio State on Tuesday night. The Buckeyes continued to stay hot, ...

FOOTBALL

Browns add former Buckeye Fragel
Cleveland.com
The Browns added receiver-return man Armanti Edwards, who had played the past three seasons for the Carolina Panthers, and signed offensive lineman Reid Fragel off the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad.

Ohio State football | Jack Looks Back: Buckeyes' best winning streak was set against Purdue
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State will attempt to extend its winning streak to 21 games when it travels to West Lafayette, Ind., for a noon kickoff against Purdue. Ross-Ade Stadium has not been a friendly environment in recent times for the Buckeyes, who have lost their past two ...

Ohio State football: Dontre Wilson getting up to speed
Columbus Dispatch
Dontre Wilson's feet have been moving fast all along. It's just that now they seem to be carrying him places.

Ohio State's Jeff Heuerman blossoming in year 2 under Tim Hinton
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Upon Urban Meyer's arrival in late 2011 as coach of the Ohio State football team, the possibility of his spread offense in Columbus excited Buckeye Nation ...

Buckeyes motivated by championship goal
Toledo Blade
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, top left, escapes the grasp of Penn State cornerback Jordan Lucas, bottom left, as Ohio State offensive lineman Corey ...

Stop the big run? A problem last year, Ohio State now does it better ...
Plain Dealer
Ohio State LB Curtis Grant on no big runs allowed Ohio State linebacker Curtis Grant talks about why the Buckeye are the only defense to not allow a run of 20 ...

Oct. 29

TOP STORY

All Abuzz: Ohio State band steals the show again with movie tribute
Columbus Dispatch
The Ohio State Buckeyes are undefeated, but it's the marching band that has ... For the second straight week, the Ohio State marching band's halftime show has ...

MEN'S HOCKEY

Ohio State men's hockey seeks revenge against Bowling Green OSU
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The Falcons (2-1-2) and Buckeyes (2-3-0) meet Tuesday after BGSU managed to edge OSU, 4-3, when the two teams met Oct. 15 in Bowling Green for the ...

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith give Ohio State senior support
USA TODAY
Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith no longer enjoy the luxury of worrying about themselves. The two Ohio State guards can't fixate on their respective games.

FOOTBALL

OSU honors 'Pancake Man'
Martins Ferry Times Leader
OSU head football coach Urban Meyer started off his post-game press conference by noting he wanted to "thank again our great crowd, night game, prime time ...

Ohio State football: Meyer calls for defense to attack
Columbus Dispatch
The word Urban Meyer used was "conversation." The exact tone and content of those conversations with defensive coordinator Luke Fickell and the other defensive coaches wasn't revealed. Given the Ohio State coach's direct personality, he probably didn't do much tap-dancing.

Ohio State football notebook: Resurgence by Braxton Miller continues
Columbus Dispatch
If the Ohio State sideline had been a baseball dugout in the third quarter at Northwestern three games ago, Braxton Miller would have heard leather popping in the bullpen as Kenny Guiton warmed up.

Carlos Hyde: 'I want teams to come out and give us their best shot'
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The road ahead is the only one on Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer's mind these days. Meyer and the Buckeyes (8-0, 4-0) are scheduled to travel to West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday to take on Purdue (1-6, 0-3).

Ohio State football: Preparation for Purdue 'very intense,' Meyer says
Columbus Dispatch
Urban Meyer is focused on the future and very little on the past, he said today as his fourth-ranked Ohio State football team seeks to push the nation's longest ...

Miller rounds into shape in last 3 Buckeyes games
Albany Times Union
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — What's brewing with the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes ... BUCKEYES BUZZ: QB Braxton Miller says he's never felt better at the controls ...

Ohio State right where it wants to be as November looms
Canton Repository
In the huddle — usually late in a game, sometimes early — Ohio State players have a phrase for what's happening on the field. The Buckeyes, winners of 20 ...

Ryan Shazier, CJ Barnett named award semifinalists; Braxton Miller ...
Plain Dealer
Well, the awards haven't come yet for Ryan Shazier and C.J. Barnett – crucial members of this year's undefeated Ohio State team – but both Buckeye defenders ...

Meyer makes suggestions, OSU defense responds
LimaOhio.com
Whatever you call it, Ohio State's head coach apparently had a hand in some of what OSU did on defense in a 63-14 win over Penn State last Saturday night.

Purdue football: It's reunion week for Darrell Hazell, Ohio State
Indianapolis Star
Ohio State needs style points. Urban Meyer's team earned a few by demolishing Penn State 63-14 late Saturday night. The Buckeyes rolled up 686 yards in ...

 


Oct. 28

MEN'S HOCKEY

Ohio State men's hockey wins 2 against Robert Morris
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After opening the season on a three-game losing streak, the Ohio State men's ice hockey team bounced back by sweeping Robert Morris over the weekend.

FOOTBALL

Buckeyes finally post an overpowering win
Columbus Dispatch
Finally, there were no "Yeah, buts." Through seven games this year and even the 12 last year, Ohio State won every game, but always with some sort of deficiency.

Urban Meyer on victory against Penn State: 'Arguably our best team win'
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Twenty games. Twenty victories. Coach Urban Meyer and the Ohio State football team appear as if they can do no wrong. The Buckeyes (8-0, 4-0) dominated from the outset Saturday, sending Penn State (4-3, 1-2) back to Happy Valley on the wrong side of a 63-14 outcome.

Urban Meyer: Buckeye offensive line 'one of the best in the country'
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Junior quarterback Braxton Miller and senior running back Carlos Hyde were the offensive stars for Ohio State (8-0, 4-0) once again in the Buckeyes' 63-14 win against Penn State (4-3, 1-2).

Ohio State wins 20th straight under Meyer
Chicago Tribune
4 Ohio State defeated Penn State 63-14 on Saturday night. The Buckeyes (8-0 overall, 4-0 Big Ten) have won 20 straight, all since Urban Meyer became coach, ...

Buckeyes win big, but stay the same in polls
SI.com
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Like a lot of coaches, Ohio State's Urban Meyer tries to ... Then the Buckeyes (8-0, 4-0 Big Ten) went out and rolled over Penn State, ...

Miller, Ohio State roll past Penn State
Chicago Tribune
Ohio State is at Purdue next Saturday ... Penn State is home against Illinois next week ... Ohio State leads the all-time series 15-13 ... The Buckeyes haven't lost ...

 

 

 

 

 

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