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  1. How to explain Kansas? Don't even try

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW ORLEANS -- As fans from the upper deck littered the court with seat cushions, this Final Four's version of confetti, Bill Self and Thomas Robinson stood amid the din and chaos, waiting to do their postgame TV interview. Self, a grin as wide as...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  2. East preview: Ohio State vs. Syracuse

    Dana O'Neil

    BOSTON - Somewhere, some clever Syracuse fan ought to grab a red cape, a magic marker, ink a Z on his chest and call himself The Zone. In this NCAA tournament, the Zone (yes, it deserves to be capitalized) has grown to near-mythological proportion...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  3. Crafted defense leads Buckeyes

    Dana O'Neil

    BOSTON -- Greg Paulus knows a thing or two about good point guards. For four years he played the part of one at Duke University. From his catbird seat on the Ohio State bench, though, Paulus is pretty sure he's watching something special in the...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  4. East preview: Ohio State vs. Cincinnati

    Dana O'Neil

    BOSTON -- Technically, Cincinnati and Ohio State last played in 2006, but ask anyone who gives a fig about either program and they will tell you that game was a manufactured replacement of the real deal. The game was played in Indianapolis -- not eve...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  5. Buckeyes aim to get over Sweet 16 hump

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- The copiers had just stopped churning out box scores and the fans had barely made it to the exits before Ohio State's honeymoon officially ended. There should have been more time. The Buckeyes had just eliminated a Gonzaga team that ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts from Ohio State's 73-66 win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: No one will ever say Gonzaga is soft. No one will ever say Ohio State is just about Jared Sullinger. Not after this game....

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  7. Previewing Pittsburgh: Saturday's games

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Here's a quick rundown of what to look for in Saturday's third-round games at Consol Energy Center: No. 1 seed Syracuse (32-2) vs. No. 8 Kansas State (22-10), 12:15 p.m. ET One looks like The Thinker, pensively holding his chin in...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 78, Loyola 59

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts on Ohio State's 78-59 win over Loyola in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: UNC Asheville gave the underdogs hope here, pushing Syracuse to the limit before losing. Ohio State was not going to let Pi...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Gonzaga 77, W. Virginia 54

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts on Gonzaga's 77-54 victory over West Virginia on Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: West Virginia traveled 75 miles for its second-round NCAA tournament game, Gonzaga 2,000. That was about r...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. Previewing Pittsburgh: Evening games

    Dana O'Neil

    No. 10 West Virginia (19-13) vs. No. 7 Gonzaga (25-6), 7:20 p.m. ET When the bracket came up and Gonzaga players saw they were traveling 2,000 miles across the country to play a team that had a simple bus ride up the highway, they didn't groan. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  11. Brandon Paul's historic night lifts Illinois

    Dana O'Neil

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- He laughed, not out loud, but certainly to himself every now and again. How could he not? Not long ago, Brandon Paul was thinking he was going to stop taking 3-point shots. Maybe not altogether, but certainly cut them down --...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  12. 10 lessons learned in men's college basketball offseason

    Dana O'Neil

    A busy offseason received a reprieve of sorts with the early-entry withdrawal deadline. What have we learned?

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  13. Jared Sullinger vows he will return to Ohio State

    Dana O'Neil

    Jared Sullinger said he would not be entering his name for the NBA draft and would return for his sophomore season.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  14. Sweet 16 preview: Kentucky vs. Ohio State

    Dana O'Neil

    NEWARK -- A look at the matchup between the Wildcats and Buckeyes: No. 4 seed Kentucky (27-8) vs. No. 1 seed Ohio State (34-2), approx. 9:45 p.m. ET (CBS) How they got here: Brandon Knight became the hero in the first round, scoring one bucket ...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  15. No. 1 wins! No. 1 wins! Buckeyes wreck PSU

    Dana O'Neil

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- As he walked Thad Matta onto the court for the start of the game, the security guard leaned into the Ohio State coach's ear. "We'll go out the back way when they rush the court," he explained to Matta. "So I said to my ...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  16. Basketball roots run deep for Ohio State's Jared Sullinger

    Dana O'Neil

    For decades, the Sullinger name has been synonymous with basketball in Columbus, Ohio. The humble star who now carries that legacy does so with pride.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011