In partnership with CBSSports.com
Online Now 3084
On this Board 1569Record: 6110 (2/14/2012)
Online now 3315Record: 10904 (2/4/2012)
The place to discuss inside information, the latest rumors and scoop on the Buckeyes
Anything and everything football related that has to do with your Buckeyes
If it's football recruiting, OSU-style, it's cussed and discussed here
Talk a little Buckeye basketball with your fellow Ohio State hoopsters
The place to be for topics too hot for any place else
Share your favorite pix, a special lady in your life or someone else's life
You have no favorite boards.
Great win. Some things to think about it:
- We had 8 steals. Indiana had 2. People undervalue steals. Think about it this way...... we took 6 more shots than them just on the steal differential. Craft had 4 and Scott had the other 4. You can almost say a steal equals a point and with that in mind, you got to think we'll see more minutes go Scott's way.
- We had 7 blocks compared to their 4. Subtle, but significant.
- 12 turnovers for IU to only 7 for us. This was HUGE. Again Ross with 2 turnovers in 13 minutes while Scott had 0. Again....another datapoint for Scott getting more PT.
- Thomas led both teams with 8 boards. Amir and Ravenel combined for 10. It was huge when we get Zeller with 2 fouls allowing us to roll with Ravenel who had 8 points compared to Amir's 0.
- Overall we outrebounded them 34-28. On misses, OSU got 28% of their misses back compared to 22% for Indiana. With a smaller lineup going most of the game, that's impressive.
While we played great offensively tonight, kudos to the defense and rebounding....
check out bloguin.com or awfulannouncing.com. Follow me @bkoo on twitter.
Nice post Benny. A lot of good numbers there. The steals were unbelievable. Scott and Craft cause so much havoc and Craft looked so confident offensively as did Thompson in the 1st half. A lot of contributions tonight outside of DT which is what we have all been waiting for.
I thought DT and Q, our two weakest defenders, both played well on the defensive end. Especially DT, he was about as active as I've seen him on the defensive end. I remember Q having a big block or two.
The CHASE is on...
247Sports In partnership with CBS Sports