Men's Basketball

Buckeyes Begin NCAA Tournament in Pittsburgh

William Buford has been to 4 NCAA Tournaments as a Buckeye
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
Television: TNT
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)

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  • Big Ten Postseason Notes Get Acrobat Reader
  • 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

    Year Region Seed Rcd  
    1939 Eastern * 2-1# Finals
    1944 Eastern * 1-1# Semifinals
    1945 Eastern * 1-1# Semifinals
    1946 Eastern * 2-1# Semifinals
    1950 Eastern * 1-1 Reg. Finals
    1960 Mideast * 4-0# Finals
    1961 Mideast * 3-1# Finals
    1962 Mideast * 3-1# Finals
    1968 Mideast * 3-1# Semifinals
    1971 Mideast * 1-1 Reg. Finals
    1980 West/4 1-1 Reg. Semifinals
    1982 East/8 0-1 First Round
    1983 East/3 1-1 Reg. Semifinals
    1985 Midwest/4 1-1 2nd Rnd.
    1987 Southwest/9 1-1 2nd Rnd.
    1990 West/8 1-1 2nd Rnd.
    1991 Midwest /1 2-1 Reg. Semifinals
    1992 Southwest/1 3-1 Reg. Finals
    2006 Minneapolis/2 1-1 2nd Rnd.
    2007 South/1 5-1# Finals
    2009 Midwest/8 0-1 1st Rnd.
    2010 Midwest/2 2-1 Reg. Semifinals
    2011 East/1 2-1 Reg. Semifinals
    2012 East/2    
    Totals 41-22 (.651)

    * 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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