CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

15 results for "cleveland"

Page of 1
  1. Checking in from Columbus: Florida-OSU

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The last time I covered college basketball, I watched Ohio State destroy opponents in its first two games of the 2011 NCAA tournament in Cleveland. Those Buckeyes look destined for greatness, but they would fall short in the Swee...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  2. NCAA tournament: David Lighty is the fuel that makes the Buckeyes...

    Brian Bennett

    David Lighty isn't as well-known as some of his Ohio State teammates, but his leadership and boundless energy are what make the Buckeyes go.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  3. 'No-name' Marquette makes itself known

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- In the middle of the celebratory Marquette locker-room scrum stood Buzz Williams, stripped down to an undershirt over his dress pants. Williams then ripped off his tank top and went into the coaches' area. A moment later, he ran back int...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  4. Rapid reaction: Marquette 66, Syracuse 62

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- A Big East team got through Cleveland to the Sweet 16, just not the one most people expected. No. 11 seed Marquette took advantage of No. 3 seed Syracuse's mistakes and its knowledge of the Orange's 2-3 zone to score a 66-62 victory. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  5. Ohio State crushes competition

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- On Saturday night, Ohio State senior and Cleveland native David Lighty took all his teammates to his family's church. The parishioners treated the Buckeyes to a feast of soul food. Then at Sunday morning's shootaround, four Ohio State...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 98, GMU 66

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Ohio State didn't need to survive any scares this weekend. Heck, the Buckeyes barely broke a sweat. After cruising by Texas-San Antonio by 29 points on Friday, the tournament's No. 1 overall seed crushed short-handed George Mason 98-6...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  7. Preview: Sunday in Cleveland

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- The four remaining teams in this East Region pod know how to move on in March. All four have been to a Final Four since 2003, and three of them have national championship trophies encased in glass back home. Beyond that, we've got the...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Syracuse 77, Indiana St. 60

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Larry Bird is not walking through that door. Indiana State played with a lot of heart, but Syracuse was the team with a lot of size. And that made a literal huge difference. A team with four starters 6-foot-5 and under simply can't...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  9. Marquette makes statement against Xavier

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- If you go by the seedings, Marquette was the 11th -- and last -- Big East team to make the NCAA tournament field. Appropriately enough, the selection committee awarded the Golden Eagles a No. 11 seed. "We were just happy we got in," g...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  10. Rapid reaction: Marquette 66, Xavier 55

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Forget that "No. 11" by Marquette's name. This is officially a Team No One Wants To Play in this NCAA tournament. At least, that is, if the Golden Eagles can duplicate Friday's effort against Xavier. They were simply terrific from sta...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 75, UTSA 46

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Ohio State did what No. 1 seeds are supposed to do in their first NCAA tournament game: Squeeze the life out of a No. 16 seed and eliminate any possible drama. We didn't learn a lot new about the Buckeyes, except that they weren't ner...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. This George Mason makes own memories

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- The current George Mason players have nothing but respect for the 2005-06 Patriots team that made it to the Final Four. Many of them are at the school now at least partly because that team raised the profile of the program. But, hones...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. Rapid Reaction: George Mason 61, 'Nova 57

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- For George Mason, it was shades of 2006. For Villanova, it was more of the same. The Patriots won their first NCAA tournament game since their magical 2006 Final Four run with a 61-57 victory over No. 9 seed Villanova on Friday aftern...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  14. Previewing Cleveland: The night games

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Here's a look at Friday's evening action from the East Regional at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena: No. 6 seed Xavier (24-7) vs. No. 11 Marquette (20-14), 7:27 ET (truTV) What to watch: Two basketball-obsessed, big-city, Jesuit sch...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  15. Previewing Cleveland: The day games

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- This city has known more than its share of sports disappointments, from The Drive to The Decision, from Jordan over Ehlo to Modell's moving vans. Maybe this weekend can provide a little brightness. Two Ohio schools are here for the Ea...

    Blog | March 18, 2011