Ohio State regroups in time to beat Cincinnati BOSTON – There are two different Ohio State basketball teams, according to Jared Sullinger. There's the team that grinded its way to a 12-point halftime lead against Cincinnati, and there's the team that watched the Bearcats open the second half with a 27-11 run. Fortunately for the second-seeded Buckeyes, the team from the first half showed up for the final 11 minutes of the second half. Ohio ... NCAA basketball: Ohio State pulls away from Cincinnati Ohio State finally put an end to the Big East's Sweet 16 run. With Syracuse and Louisville already through to Saturday's regional finals, the Big East had a chance to go 4 for 4, with Cincinnati and Marquette in action. Read full article >> Ohio St makes East final, beats Cincinnati 81-66 Cincinnati guard Cashmere Wright, left, shoots against Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas during the second half of an East Regional semifinal of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Boston. Syracuse-Ohio State set for East regional final Ohio State guard Aaron Craft reacts as time winds down in an East Regional semifinal in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Boston. Ohio State defeated Cincinnati 81-66. Ohio State Basketball: What Experts Say About Buckeyes' NCAA Tournament Chances With the Ohio State Buckeyes drawing the No. 2 seed in the 2012 NCAA tournament, Jared Sullinger and the rest of the basketball warriors prepare for a run at a National Title. The biggest factor cited by most experts not picking the Buckeyes to win the championship has been the team's inconsistency at both ends of the court. If Ohio State can shore up their fundamental play on both offensive and ... William Buford wasn't stellar, but win gets him deserved shot at Final Four BOSTON – Currently the school's fourth all-time leading scorer player, William Buford has certainly left his mark on the Ohio State basketball program. The player who holds the distinction of starting more games than any other player to pass through Ohio State, Buford has played alongside college basketball superstars Evan Turner and Jared Sullinger and been a… Former Ohio State basketball standout David Lighty still convinced Buckeyes will win NCAA Tournament (SBTV) Lighty defends predicting No. 2 Ohio State to win title in Plain Dealer's Celebrity Bracketology Challenge and discusses life as a pro player in Italy. Ohio State pulls away from Cincinnati Cincinnati vs. Ohio State recap from game played on March 22, 2012 Thomas, Sullinger lift Ohio State past Cincinnati Deshaun Thomas scored 26 points and Jared Sullinger had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead second-seeded Ohio State to an 81-66 victory over No. 6 seed Cincinnati on Thursday night, putting the Buckeyes in the East Regional finals. Ohio is the state for college basketball There are 347 schools playing Division I men's basketball. Thirteen are from Ohio. Four of those are among the 16 teams still playing in the NCAA Tournament.
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