As if there were any doubt, Ohio State senior Logan Stieber capped his record-breaking collegiate career by winning the Dan Hodge Trophy, college wrestling’s top award. Stieber collected 38 first-place votes from 44 committee members comprised of past Hodge winners, select members of national wrestling organizations and media, retired coaches from around the country and fan voting. Stieber also won 55 percent of fan voting.
Guard D’Angelo Russell capped his freshman year at Ohio State by being named a first-team All-American today by a panel of 65 Associated Press voters. Russell, the freshman of the year in the Big Ten, was joined on the first team by Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, Jahlil Okafor of Duke, Willie Cauley-Stein of Kentucky and Jerrian Grant of Notre Dame.
If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game -- Kentucky vs. Wisconsin -- is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it's a replay of last year's semifinal won by Kentucky 74-73. This is the third straight year that one conference has two teams in the Final Four, with Wisconsin and Michigan State coming from the Big Ten.
In a new snack room for athletes at Ohio State University, players on the men’s lacrosse team buzzed in after a recent practice and left with armloads of sandwiches, juice, yogurt. The snack room — Ohio State calls it a “fuel zone” — is one of two the university built this year to offer athletes a quick bite between practice and class.