Ohio State Buckeyes

Are part of the Big Ten Conference, were established in 1898, and their home arena is Value City Arena, The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Ohio State Buckeyes

In the heart of Columbus, Ohio, a basketball legacy thrives, rich with a storied history and a culture of unwavering dedication. The Ohio State Buckeyes, a formidable force in NCAA basketball, have etched their name in the annals of the sport. With a relentless pursuit of excellence, the Buckeyes have consistently showcased their prowess on the court, embodying the values of teamwork, tenacity, and triumph.

Intriguing Facts About the Ohio State Buckeyes

  • The Scarlet and Gray Trademark: The team’s iconic colors, scarlet and gray, not only symbolize Ohio State University but also reflect the passion and pride of its fan base, known as the “Buckeye Nation.”
  • The Buckeye Connection: The team’s nickname, the “Buckeyes,” is derived from the Ohio buckeye tree, prevalent in the state. Legend has it that carrying a buckeye in your pocket brings good luck—a tradition fervently followed by fans.
  • Multiple Championships: Ohio State boasts multiple NCAA championships in basketball, with triumphs in 1960, 1961, and 1962, under the legendary coach Fred Taylor.
  • NBA Royalty: The Buckeyes have produced NBA stars like Jerry Lucas, John Havlicek, and Michael Redd, who have left indelible marks on the professional basketball landscape.
  • A Landmark Victory: In 2011, Ohio State achieved a milestone victory when they defeated Duke University, ending the Blue Devils’ 20-game home winning streak, showcasing their national prominence.

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22.5+110 Over
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The Historical Tapestry of the Ohio State Buckeyes

The roots of Ohio State basketball can be traced back to the early 1900s. The program steadily grew in stature, with key moments punctuating its journey. From humble beginnings to a dominant force, the Buckeyes’ historical tapestry reveals their evolution.

The program hit its stride in the 1960s when Fred Taylor led the team to unprecedented success, claiming three consecutive NCAA championships. The likes of Jerry Lucas and John Havlicek graced the court, leaving a lasting legacy.

 The Golden Era – The Taylor Years

Under Coach Fred Taylor’s astute leadership, Ohio State reached the pinnacle of NCAA basketball. Taylor’s philosophy of discipline, teamwork, and relentless effort propelled the team to greatness. With star players like Jerry Lucas, John Havlicek, and Bob Knight, the Buckeyes became a dominant force, clinching three consecutive NCAA titles from 1960 to 1962.

These championships remain the high-water mark in Ohio State’s basketball history and serve as a testament to the enduring legacy of Coach Taylor and his remarkable players.

Legendary Figures in Ohio State Buckeyes History

Throughout their history, the Buckeyes have been graced by legendary figures. Coaches like Fred Taylor and Thad Matta have left an indelible mark, guiding the team to championship glory and sustained success. Iconic players like Jerry Lucas and John Havlicek continue to be celebrated not only in Columbus but also in the annals of basketball history.

A Game to Remember

One game that etched itself into Buckeyes lore is the 2007 NCAA National Championship game. Ohio State faced off against the University of Florida in a battle for supremacy. Despite a valiant effort, the Buckeyes fell short, but their journey to the title game was a memorable one, igniting the passion of fans and showcasing the team’s resilience.

Ohio State Buckeyes [year] Schedule

Regular Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Week 1 Date: Mon 06/11/2023 Opponent: Oakland Golden Grizzlies Result: W 79-73
Week 1 Date: Fri 10/11/2023 Opponent: Texas A&M Aggies Result: L 66-73
Week 2 Date: Wed 15/11/2023 Opponent: Merrimack Warriors Result: W 76-52
Week 2 Date: Sun 19/11/2023 Opponent: Western Michigan Broncos Result: W 73-56
Week 3 Date: Fri 24/11/2023 Opponent: Alabama Crimson Tide Result: W 92-81
Week 3 Date: Sat 25/11/2023 Opponent: Santa Clara Broncos Result: W 86-56
Week 4 Date: Wed 29/11/2023 Opponent: Central Michigan Chippewas Result: W 88-61
Week 4 Date: Sun 03/12/2023 Opponent: Minnesota Golden Gophers Result: W 84-74
Week 5 Date: Wed 06/12/2023 Opponent: Miami (OH) RedHawks Result: W 84-64
Week 5 Date: Sat 09/12/2023 Opponent: Penn St. Nittany Lions Result: L 80-83
Week 6 Date: Sat 16/12/2023 Opponent: UCLA Bruins Result: W 67-60
Week 7 Date: Thu 21/12/2023 Opponent: New Orleans Privateers Result: W 78-36
Week 8 Date: Sat 30/12/2023 Opponent: West Virginia Mountaineers Result: W 78-75
Week 9 Date: Wed 03/01/2024 Opponent: Rutgers Scarlet Knights Result: W 76-72
Week 9 Date: Sat 06/01/2024 Opponent: Indiana Hoosiers Result: L 65-71
Week 10 Date: Wed 10/01/2024 Opponent: Wisconsin Badgers Result: L 60-71
Week 11 Date: Mon 15/01/2024 Opponent: Michigan Wolverines Result: L 65-73
Week 11 Date: Sat 20/01/2024 Opponent: Penn St. Nittany Lions Result: W 79-67
Week 12 Date: Tue 23/01/2024 Opponent: Nebraska Cornhuskers Result: L 69-83
Week 12 Date: Sat 27/01/2024 Opponent: Northwestern Wildcats Result: L 58-83
Week 13 Date: Tue 30/01/2024 Opponent: Illinois Fighting Illini Result: L 75-87
Week 13 Date: Fri 02/02/2024 Opponent: Iowa Hawkeyes Result: L 77-79
Week 14 Date: Tue 06/02/2024 Opponent: Indiana Hoosiers Result: L 73-76
Week 14 Date: Sat 10/02/2024 Opponent: Maryland Terrapins Result: W 79-75
Week 15 Date: Tue 13/02/2024 Opponent: Wisconsin Badgers Result: L 54-62
Week 15 Date: Sun 18/02/2024 Opponent: Purdue Boilermakers Result: W 73-69
Week 16 Date: Thu 22/02/2024 Opponent: Minnesota Golden Gophers Result: L 79-88
Week 16 Date: Sun 25/02/2024 Opponent: Michigan St. Spartans Result: W 60-57
Week 17 Date: Thu 29/02/2024 Opponent: Nebraska Cornhuskers Result: W 78-69
Week 17 Date: Sun 03/03/2024 Opponent: Michigan Wolverines Result: W 84-61
Week 18 Date: Sun 10/03/2024 Opponent: Rutgers Scarlet Knights Result: W 73-51

Post Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Conf. Tournament Date: Thu 14/03/2024 Opponent: Iowa Hawkeyes Result: W 90-78
Conf. Tournament Date: Fri 15/03/2024 Opponent: Illinois Fighting Illini Result: L 74-77
NIT Date: Tue 19/03/2024 Opponent: Cornell Big Red Result: W 88-83
NIT Date: Sat 23/03/2024 Opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies Result: W 81-73
NIT Date: Tue 26/03/2024 Opponent: Georgia Bulldogs Result: L 77-79

Home of Ohio State Buckeyes – Value City Arena

The Ohio State Buckeyes call the Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center home. This state-of-the-art facility, named after a prominent Ohio State supporter, provides a raucous and electric atmosphere for fans.

The arena’s history is intertwined with the team’s successes, creating a hallowed ground where the spirit of the Buckeyes thrives. The deafening cheers of the “Buckeye Nation” make it a formidable fortress for visiting teams.

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