UConn at Ohio State…2nd half….Buckeyes get the victory…

 

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  • This can’t be a game Ohio State plays well in and loses…
  • Just can’t…
  • Brimah w/a hook over Potter…left baseline…
  • UConn are walling Ohio State from rim…
  • Vital w/two…38-32…
  • Tate goes for short yardage and is tackled…fouled…makes first FT…makes 2nd…calm stroke by Tate…needed those points…
  • UConn rebound, take and power dunk along side Potter…40-34 17:53…this one is slow crawling away from Buckeyes…Bucks have to make a run…
  • 42-34 UConn…
  • Lyle gets a drive to go…42-36 UConn 16:41…
  • Vital with airball…
  • Tate goes right at 7-footer…two…
  • Buckeyes with a mini-run…timeout…42-38..UConn.

Seems like whole season is in these last 15:00…wishing my Buckeyes well…

  • I like it…Lyle going to rim…doesn’t get hoop but gets fouled rebounding…
  • What will it take to get Kam Williams going?
  • Buckeyes D upgrade…
  • Lyle..fade at FT line…42-40 UConn…now Buckeyes need a stop…C’mon Buckeyes!
  • Jackson with a three with Kam Williams hand touching his nose…
  • BAD pass from Kam Williams…I know it’s reaction but….
  • Trevor Thompson needs to get the ball more in the offense…sweeping right hand hook at 11 feet for two…bounces lightly on rim and in…
  • 45-42 UConn…12:51
  • Clock foul up…Good to see students there tonight…crowd view looks like lower bowl at least has good coverage of fans…
  • Dang…Brimah with tip…late in time clock…
  • 47-42…UConn…11:45…timeout
  • Stops!
  • Buckeyes are digging…KBD to line…need two FTs…misses second…makes second…somehow…
  • Trevor Thompson fouled on rebound…Makes 1st…makes second…
  • 47-44…UConn…10:36…now’s the time to make a run…
  • Trevor Thompson with assist to KBD for dunk…47-47…timeout..

C’mon Buckeyes…you can do this…just stay solid and focus…

  • 9:59
  • UConn’s Enoch misses two FTs
  • C’mon Buckeyes…score…
  • Kam needs to just hit one!!!! C’mon Buckets!
  • Tate drive..no…
  • UConn travel…
  • Lyle drives and dishes…it’s a simple game sometimes…Thompson is fouled..makes one…makes two…BUCKEYES lead…49-47…
  • Now a stop, please…YES…
  • WORK THE BALL…no…quick shot…clang…if that look by Thad Matta is in response to Lyle’s quick trigger then I am right there with him on that…wide open, could’ve driven the ball…drive it for show and putt it for dough…get to the green JaQuan????
  • Timeout…Buckeyes 49-47
  • Stop, please…???
  • Purvis with a three…50-49…UConn
  • KBD misses a bunny….
  • UConn turnover…
  • Lyle with a layup…
  • Buckeyes with the ball and the lead after a UConn three airball…now wis the time to get buckets….
  • Nope…block by Lyle on Adams…
  • C’mon Buckeyes…this is killing me…but in a good way…can hear the students…Tate was fouled…have to, have to, have to make FTs…
  • Tate misses badly…why is it so hard?….makes second…sorry Jae’Sean…at least I’m into it…
  • Buckeyes 52-50…4:16…
  • Brimah with that easy going hook…late in the shot clock…and after a KBD block….dang…tie game…
  • Loving with put back…grit…let’s go
  • UConn post hits a shot…tied again…
  • Loving travels…one less bounce Marc…was looking to pass…
  • Thompson 15 pts/16 rebounds…all for not if Buckeyes can’t get a win…
  • How did Lyle not score? Makes a great steal and can’t finish…
  • Thompson with another rebound…fouled….makes both FTs….
  • Buckeyes up 56-54…Buckeyes with only 7 turnovers…2:22 left…
  • FINISH BUCKEYES!!! C’mon!
  • Get a stop!  YES! Purvis travels!
  • Now…points or FTs…
  • FTs, we’ll take it…Lyle takes it at Brimah…Brimah fouls out….make the dang free throws, Buckeyes!
  • 1:45 to go…
  • First goes down….second does, too…Timeout UConn…1:41…
  • C’mon Buckeyes…now put into practice what you’ve learned…
  • 58-54…get a stop…Buckeye D has been the wall lately…
  • YES!
  • Jae’Sean Tate…take the ball at the rim…instead, steps back and banks an airball….DANG!
  • Purvis misses an open three…KBD rebounds…58-54….46 seconds left…
  • Have to make FTs….Kevin Ollie was on the court in game…10 feet on it…technical???? What the heck????
  • Jon Crispin….THAT is not good officiating…No!  No! No!
  • Lyle at line…makes one…makes two…six point lead…Buckeyes…
  • 41 seconds left…
  • Game isn’t over…Buckeyes give a foul…UConn miss…Lyle rebound…fouled…makes FT…Makes 2nd…
  • Buckeyes utilize foul to give… 28 seconds left…
  • Adams banks a three….62-57 Buckeyes…Tate fouled…make those FTs Jae’Sean.
  • Badly misses 1st….shoulder shrug…wow…makes second…
  • Jalen Adams splits Jackson and Jae’Sean Tate…Tate hacks him and complains after made basket he didn’t foul…c’mon Jae’Sean…just wow…
  • Adams converts three point play…18.1 left….63-60…
  • Loving fouled….got-to-make FTs…C’mon senior…misses first…makes second…9.5 seconds left…Adams misses layup attempt…ball out after rebound scrum to UConn…
  • Oh my goodness! Buckeyes win…

I’m drained….Buckeyes answer a bad loss with a good win…that’s so good for this team…Now they can rest their weary bones a little and get ready for UCLA…

 

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