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Podcast: Buckeye50 Podcast #23
August 14, 2016

With just three weeks before the Buckeyes opening kick-off, we bring you another Podcast.  This time we talk about the current college playoff system, what works and what we think should change. We also discuss whether or not the the NCAA needs an overhaul, or are we ready for a college football commissioner.  
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Game Preview: Notre Dame (Fiesta Bowl)
December 30, 2015

Each of you have been enjoying the writing style of Pete Quint's game previews.  For the last several years he has been the point man for the 'fastest previews on the internet'.  Here he is one final time for the 2015 season as he brings you his thoughts on the upcoming clash with the Fighting Irish.    
            Pia Pete's Notre Dame Preview
Bball: OSU Splits Games On Road After Loss To Indiana
January 10, 2016

Both teams came into the game with impressive win streaks. But the sting came to an end for the Buckeyes as they have their biggest defeat of the year losing by 25 points. 42 points in the second half were not enough to over come the Hoosiers.    
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Autograph Sessions: Be Sure To Check B50 For The Latest
January 9, 2016

This time of the year, the schedule will be littered with autograph signings opportunities with the Buckeye seniors and the underclassmen that are leaving early.  Be sure to come back regularly to our autograph page, as we post the details for any we hear about.  If you know of one, be sure to let us know and we will post your's too.    
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Bball: Buckeyes Rebound From Loss With 26 Point Victory
January 13, 2016

Although they were down by 2 points at the half, the Buckeye defense held Rutgers to just 9 field goals in the second period and JaQuan Lyle managed a triple double as the Scarlet and Gray defeated the Scarlet Knights 94-68.     
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Autograph Sessions: Be Sure To Check B50 For The Latest
January 14, 2016

This time of the year, the schedule will be littered with autograph signings opportunities with the Buckeye seniors and the underclassmen that are leaving early.  Be sure to come back regularly to our autograph page.Former Buckeye James Cotton has organized two sessions for this weekend.    
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Bball: Ohio State Gives Up 100 in Loss To Maryland
January 16, 2016

Melo Trimble made a free throw with 14:12 left in the game giving Maryland 66 points. The rest of their scoring was all gravy as they secure a 100-65 victory on the Buckeyes giving, OSU their second blow-out loss in their past three games.     
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Bball: Ohio State Uses Hot Shooting And Defense For Win
January 25, 2016

The Bucks utilized some hot shooting from behind the arc from Keita Bates-Diop to cruise to a relatively easy 66-46 win over Penn State. With the win, Ohio State runs its record to 13-8 and 5-3 in the Big Ten, good for a tie for 5th place as they come up on the midway point of the conference season.   
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Bball: They Need Overtime But Bucks Get Road Win
January 28, 2016

The Illini had 31 free throws to Ohio State's 13 and outscored the Bucks 15-2 in the last seven minutes of regulation.  But with some big defensive stops in the overtime period the Buckeyes sealed the victory.  The 68-63 win was the sixth straight win over Illinios.   
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Bball: Bucks Fail to Finish Drop Tough One In Madison
February 4, 2016

Another opportunity to get a resume building win in a tough environment and Ohio State failed to get it done once again falling to Wisconsin 79-68 in the Kohl Center.  The season is growing short but there is still time for them to land a signature win that would secure their place in the big dance.   
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Bball: Bucks Earn Quality Win Over Wolverines
February 16, 2016

Thad Matta’s basketball Buckeyes were in desperate need of a signature win against an upper division conference opponent to keep their faint NCAA tournament hopes alive, and they were able to get it done, defeating arch rival Michigan 76-66 in front of a hostile crowd in the Schott..   
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Bball: Ohio State Secures a Tournament Quality Win
February 28, 2016

The Buckeyes outscored the Hawkeyes 12-2 in the last four minutes to secure a 68-64 win over the conference foe.  Marc Loving led all scoring with 25 points and the victory gives OSU eleven in the conference this season.  Will this be enough to get them into the big dance?   
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Vball: Ohio State #1 In the Polls
March 21, 2016

​Buckeye50 volleyball contact Rick DeSutter just texted me the great news that the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association just released its latest and today the Buckeyes secured 278 points to become the nation’s top-ranked team. The Buckeyes are slotted No. 1 for the first time since capturing the 2011 NCAA Championship.
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Bball: "Just Like Football"
March 5, 2016

​That was the chant from the Michigan State students as the game was clearly in hand for the Spartans. I can't blame them but it was not much less classy than the MSU cagers were in the Schott last week when they began their regular season sweep of the Buckeyes. 
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Bball: Wait Till Next Year!
March 20, 2016

​The Ohio State men’s basketball team fought youth and inconsistency all season long and it caught up with them early in the second half as they dug a deep hole they couldn’t get out of in a 74-66 loss to Florida.   Perhaps with another year of experience and some fresh faces, next year will be a better story.
            Jason Harris Florida Game Summary
Podcast: Spring Game - 2016 Season and More
April 14, 2016

Josh, Trout and Gregg are back for our first Podcast of 2016. We do a quick look back at the closure of the 2015 season, and discuss the Spring Game spotlight.                    Latest Buckeye50 Podcast  
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Collier Out For 2016 Season
May 4, 2016

It appears the Buckeyes were not as 'injury free' as we originally thought during this year's Spring Game. Stephen Collier, a red-shirt sophomore quarterback had surgery this morning to repair a torn ACL but is expected to make a full recovery.  Originally he would have been completing with freshman Joe Burrow for the back-up QB role.  More
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Vball: Ohio State Men's Volleyball Team National Champs
May 7, 2016

Once again, Ohio State has earned a national championship. The OSU men's volleyball team won the crown in 2011 and tonight they are champions once again after defeating BYU 32-30, 25-23, 25-17.​ After starting the season 1-2, they finished by winning 23 straight matches to take home the title.
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Buckeyes and Sooners Will Play Under the Lights
June 1, 2016

College fans across the country have waited 33 years for these two powers to square off on the football field and now they will have to wait a little longer.  At least a few hours that is, as the television cycle has placed the Ohio State - Oklahoma match-up slated for prime time in 2016.  I guess a noon local kick was too much to ask for.
            OSU Football Schedule Notes
Kickoff Time Set For Opening Game
June 13, 2016

For those of you Buckeye fans who can't wait for the football season to begin, at least now you know how much longer that wait will be.  The good news is you will get plenty of chance to watch the big match-ups week 1.  Kickoff time for the season opener was announced today so you can officially set your countdown clocks.​  
            When Do Buckeyes Start Against the Falcons
2015 Revisited - 2016 Previewed
July 7, 2016

Brent Baver, founder of our beloved Buckeye50 website, way back in 2000, has provided us a refreshing look back at the 2015 season. A campaign which found the Buckeyes 12-1 with a bowl win against Notre Dame and a huge win up in Ann Arbor. He also takes an early look at what should be another historic season.​  
            Was 2015 As Bad As Some Think
2016 Team Preview By Position
July 12, 2016

Probably no team in OSU history as lost as many starters as the 2016 team will need to replace after the combination of graduation and early draftees. But they say that champions reload, not rebuild and the Buckeyes will get to test that theory this season.  Brent Baver gives us an early look at the position breakdown for this squa​d.  
            What is Our Strongest Position Besides QB
2016 PreSeason Predictions
July 31, 2016

The major magazines are out and every one of them has the Buckeyes as one of the top teams in the country.  'Pia' Pete 'Quint has been doing our previews for years and now he has published his predictions for the coming season.  Check to see if he agrees with the so-called experts or does he have different expectations?  
            Who Does Pete See As OSU Most Challenging Games