Ohio State Buckeyes
Last week I posted my entire NCAA Tournament Bracket for the whole world to see for the second straight year. I did fairly well the first four days and a lot better than last year. I still have 10 of the Sweet 16 teams left, 7 of the Elite 8 teams left, and all 4 Final Four teams.
Sam Thompson reached back with his right hand, snared the slightly off-target pass and dunked it in one forceful motion, providing Ohio State with its grandest slam. And far from the only one.
Even though Ohio State hasn’t fared all that well in Dayton since he’s been the head coach — never made it through the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament intact — it’s still the place for his fondest college basketball memory.
The sports talk around the water cooler this morning probably isn’t about college basketball, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t an exciting weekend for the sport.
Mac Attack 3/30: Memphis coach Josh Pastner calls in to preview the Final Four matchups this weekend, how Coach Cal recruits so well, and why he thinks Ohio State has the best chance to beat Kentucky.
Before I get into my predictions for the sweet sixteen and the elite eight, I have to brag a little.
With so much previous success, this is a down year for the Blue Devils.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Well, in this case, it’s the worst of times for two cities (or shall I say areas) for a sports fan. Miami and Ohio are reeling from down seasons, NCAA investigations and over-hyped teams.
On The Beat With Brett Jensen Hour 1 3-9-11: Brett and co-host Stan Olson debate whether or not Ohio State coach Jim Tressel should be fired.
9/16/10 Hour 3 – Dan Morgan comes in studio and talks about his Hurricanes, their loss to the Buckeyes, the Panthers and more.