Buckeyes Begin NCAA Tournament in Pittsburgh
William Buford has been to 4 NCAA Tournaments as a Buckeye
March 12, 2012
2012 Postseason Guide
Date: March 15, 2012
No. 2 Seed Ohio State (27-7) vs. No. 15 Seed Loyola University Maryland (24-8)
|Site:||Consol Energy Center (19,000)|
|Game Time:||9:45 p.m. ET|
|Talent:||Kevin Harlan (Play by Play)
Len Elmore & Reggie Miller (Expert Analysis)
Marty Snider (Sideline)
|Radio:||OSU-IMG Sports Network (56 stations)|
|Local Radio:||WBNS FM-97.1 AM-1460|
|Radio Talent:||Paul Keels (play-by-play)
Ron Stokes (expert analysis)
Ohio State and The NCAA Tournament
This is Ohio State's 24th appearances in the NCAA tournament. Overall, Ohio State has a 41-22 record all-time in NCAA tournament play. The Buckeyes have advanced to play in nine Final Fours, have finished as the runner up four times (1939, 1961, 1962, 2007) and own one title (1960). Ohio State has finished third four times (1944, 1945, 1946, 1968). The Buckeyes have played in two-consecutive NCAA "Sweet 16s," a feat last accomplished in 1991, 1992. The Buckeyes have made 13 "Sweet 16" appearances in NCAA Tournament play.
OHIO STATE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT
|1950||Eastern *||1-1||Reg. Finals|
|1971||Mideast *||1-1||Reg. Finals|
|1991||Midwest /1||2-1||Reg. Semifinals|
* Teams were not seeded prior to 1979.
# Final Four Appearance
The 2012 NCAA Tournament
The No. 2-seeded Buckeyes enter the 2012 NCAA Tournament after a 2-1 record in the 2012 Big Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. Thad Matta, in his eighth year as head coach, has taken the Buckeyes to six NCAA tournaments during his time in Columbus, including a title game appearance in 2007.
Ohio State enters the 2012 NCAA event with a 27-7 overall record and as co-champions of the Big Ten with a 13-5 regular season record. Ohio State has won 20 Big Ten titles and is making its 24th appearance in the NCAA tournament.
|Ohio State vs. 2012 NCAA Field||551-486 (531)|
|Ohio State vs. East Region||119-84 (.586)|
|Ohio State vs. West Region||101-91 (.526)|
|Ohio State vs. South Region||112-124 (.475)|
|Ohio State vs. Midwest Region||219-187 (.539)|
|2012 Ohio State Opponents in NCAA Field||9 (10-6 rcd.)|
EAST: Wisconsin (1-1); WEST: Michigan State (1-2), Florida (1-0); SOUTH: Duke (1-0), Indiana (1-1); MIDWEST: Kansas (0-1), Michigan (2-1), Purdue (2-0), Lamar (1-0).
Click the Ohio State Notes link above for all the notes, numbers and Ohio State bios heading into the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
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