Ohio State backup quarterback Joe Burrow is out indefinitely after breaking a bone in his throwing hand earlier this week. Burrow, a red-shirt sophomore, had surgery Tuesday.
Greg McDermott, the Creighton men’s basketball coach for the past seven seasons, has reportedly been offered the head-coaching job at Ohio State. 52-year-old McDermott has taken the Bluejays to the NCAA tournament four times. Creighton finished (25-10) last season and lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament to Rhode Island.
Noah Feicht struck out 10 as Oak Glen topped John Marshall 11-2. Robert Bozek had two singles and an RBI for the Golden Bears.
Ohio State coach Thad Matta was not pleased by speculation about his future that prompted the school’s AD, to proclaim his support for the most successful men’s basketball coach in school history. The loss to Rutgers left Ohio State (17-15) and out of the NCAA tournament for the second straight year.
14th-seeded Rutgers beat 11-seed Ohio State 66-57 in the Big Ten Tournament.
High School running back Jaelen Gill, the No. 37-ranked prospect in the 2018 class, committed to Ohio State. The 6’0, 177 lb. Gill, who’s from the Buckeye State, chose Ohio State over Notre Dame, Michigan, UCLA, USC and Tennessee.
Jae’Sean Tate hit a layup with three seconds left to lift Ohio State past Penn State 71-70.
C.J. Jackson scored 18 points, JaQuan Lyle had 17 and Jae’Sean Tate added 15 as Ohio State knocked off No. 16 Wisconsin 83-73.
Michigan State topped Ohio State 74-66. Marc Loving led the Buckeyes with 22 points.
Jaiden Woodbey, the nation’s No. 3-ranked athlete in the 2018 class, committed to Ohio State to play football. Woodbey, from Bellflower, California, picked Ohio State over USC and Nebraska.