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Deshaun Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift No. 3 Ohio State to a 91-45 win over UMKC on Friday at Value City Arena in Columbus. Both Thomas and Shannon Scott played well for Ohio State (4-0).
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Stop. Lift your head and look around. Take a moment to drink in what we are about to witness. This will be the first meeting between Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and Michigan coach Brady Hoke. And it’s the beginning of what I think will be a golden age for this All-American rivalry.
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In the latest in a long and storied football rivalry between Ohio State and Michigan, the Buckeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten) host the Wolverines (8-3, 6-1) on Saturday. But before that game kicks off, you might want to relive a few of the previous game between these two programs. we’ve got the full games online from 1981, 2001, and 2002.
Every week this season, BTN.com’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) have offered their predictions for each Big Ten football game and provided polls for fans to pick their winners. We’re down to the final week of play, and BTN.com fans are in the lead.
With the Big Ten Title reclaimed by Penn State this past weekend what remains to be decided in the regular season’s final week is whether or not an eighth Big Ten team is headed to the postseason and which conference members will be hosting the first two rounds of the tournament.
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As BTN’s Gerry DiNardo mentioned during Tuesday’s coverage of Rutgers joining the Big Ten, there are three variables to consider when creating the conference’s new divisions: 1. Competitive balance; 2. geography; and 3. rivalries.
Yesterday, it was Maryland. Today, it’s Rutgers. With today’s news, the Big Ten is primed to become a 14-team conference starting in 2014-15. While Big Ten basketball fans have at least some familiarity with Maryland’s hoops tradition, not much is known about these Scarlet Knights. Let’s take a look at what Rutgers brings to the conference from a hoops perspective.
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