The only things missing from D’Angelo Russell’s farewell news conference on Thursday were balloons, streamers and a pep band. The freshman All-American grinned his way through most of his 30-minute goodbye, as did his father, Antonio, and Ohio State coach Thad Matta. Matta’s smiles were sincere. Even though he recruited Russell as a two-year player, he identified him easily as a one-and-done candidate.
The Ohio State women’s tennis team will look to win its first Big Ten tournament title when it faces Michigan in the championship match today at Northwestern’s McCombe Tennis Center Northwestern in Evanston, Ill.
Ohio State’s senior class was instrumental to the 2014 run to the national championship. But there’s a decent chance that no Buckeye will be taken in the first 32 picks of the NFL draft on Thursday.
Ohio State’s senior class was instrumental to the 2014 run to the national championship.
Although Raekwon McMillan is the new starter at middle linebacker for Ohio State coming out of spring practice, teammate Joshua Perry remains intrigued by what freshman Nick Conner could add to the lineup. Considering Perry is from Olentangy, the other outside starter Darron Lee is from New Albany and Conner is an early enrollee from Dublin Scioto, it appears to be the rise of the northern Columbus suburban linebackers.