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  1. More than just a Buckeye state

    Jason King

    Before he joined Ohio State's basketball team in Boston for the Sweet 16, Buckeyes athletic director Gene Smith spent the early portions of the week traveling throughout the state for business meetings. "Everywhere I went, all anyone wanted to tal...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
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  3. NCAA tournament 2012 -- Pride of Ohio as four teams from state re...

    Jason King

    Ohio State may be Ohio's most popular program, but the Buckeyes are far from the only reason Ohio citizens from city to city are strutting around with their chests puffed out.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  4. Another way to look at UConn's title

    Eamonn Brennan

    The image was indelible, the implication lasting. As the confetti fell in Houston and the programmers queued up "One Shining Moment," NCAA tournament committee chairman Gene Smith stood side-by-side with Connecticut coach and now three-time nation...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  5. NCAA selection committee chair Gene Smith reflects on VCU Rams' r...

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- The NCAA tournament selection committee got hammered on Selection Sunday for including VCU and UAB over Colorado and Virginia Tech, among other teams. But it was the Rams' seeding that the committee struggled with more than selection. S...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  6. Let us never speak of expansion again

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last night, as the college hoops viewing public frantically scrambled to find TruTV on their cable packages -- come on, guys, it's not that hard -- and the first two games of the NCAA's new First Four unfolded in occasionally interesting fashion, one...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  7. UAB didn't belong, maybe Clemson does

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith was spotted wearing headphones on press row during the second half of Tuesday's Clemson-UAB game. Perhaps Smith wanted to shield his ears from further howling about the NCAA tournament select...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  8. Bracket Impressions: Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ten thoughts at the end of a debate-worthy night in college basketball: 1. Before we get to the bracket that is, let's talk about the bracket that should be. In other words, let's talk about Colorado. How can I put this nicely? The Buffaloes got j...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  9. Quirk, oddities and unintentional humor

    Dana O'Neil

    Here are some quirks, oddities and unintentional humor from the humorless Gene Smith and the 2011 NCAA tournament selection committee. Is there such a thing as a Weekend Pass? We all have become very familiar with the BYU Honor Code this year tha...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  10. Video: Tourney selection chair Gene Smith

    NCAA Selection Committee Chair Gene Smith on the NCAA Tournament selection process....

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  11. Bracket Impressions: Pat Forde

    Pat Forde

    Rapid-fire reactions to the bracket: Before we get into this, someone please check on Seth Greenberg. Make sure he is in a safe place. I'm mostly joking, but not completely. Now, if I'm Ohio State coach Thad Matta, I tell the boss this when he ...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  12. NCAA tournament: Committee chair Gene Smith defends selection of ...

    Andy Katz

    After releasing a controversial men's tournament bracket, the NCAA tournament selection committee chair cited different reasons Sunday for why one team was in and then some of those same reasons why other teams were out.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2011
  13. Gene Smith addresses media

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you think you've had a busy week, imagine being Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith. On Tuesday, Smith spent the better part of his day dealing with Tressel-Gate 2011. (For more on that gag-worthy display, read our own Mark Schlabach's excell...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  14. NCAA tournament committee expects choices to be tough in expanded...

    Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  15. Committee chair wants opening-day splash

    Diamond Leung

    Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, this year's chair of the Division I basketball committee, is just like you and me. He too wants to see a better and maybe more collective way to kick off the college basketball season, and while it will tak...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  16. Early true road and neutral-site wins carry significant weight in...

    Andy Katz

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith watched as much of the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon as he could while also cheering on his beloved Buckeyes. As the chair of the NCAA tournament selection committee, he'll have to recuse...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  17. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith could earn as much as $1....

    Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith could earn as much as $1.2 million annually -- making him one of the highest-paid ADs in the country -- after signing a new contract addendum this summer.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010