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2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team

The 2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team represented The Ohio State University in the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Thad Matta, in his tenth season with the Buckeyes. The team played its home games at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 25–10, 10–8 in Big Ten play to finish in fifth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament where they lost to rival Michigan. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Dayton.

2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 64
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
APNo. 22
2013–14 record25–10 (10–8 Big Ten)
Head coachThad Matta
Assistant coaches
Home arenaValue City Arena
Seasons
2013–14 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 7 Michigan 15 3   .833     28 9   .757
No. 12 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     30 8   .789
No. 11 Michigan State 12 6   .667     29 9   .763
Nebraska 11 7   .611     19 13   .594
No. 22 Ohio State 10 8   .556     25 10   .714
Iowa 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Minnesota 8 10   .444     25 13   .658
Illinois 7 11   .389     20 15   .571
Indiana 7 11   .389     17 15   .531
Penn State 6 12   .333     16 18   .471
Northwestern 6 12   .333     14 19   .424
Purdue 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
2014 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Before the seasonEdit

Previous seasonEdit

The Buckeye finished the season with 29-8 overall, 13-5 in Big Ten play and won the Big Ten Tournament, they earn a trip to the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, which they were in the 2nd seed in the west, which they defeated Iona in the second round, Iowa State in the third round, Arizona in the sweet sixteen before falling in the elite eight against Wichita State.

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Deshaun Thomas 1 F 6'7" 215 Junior Fort Wayne, IN NBA Draft
Alex Rogers 14 G 6'2" 200 Senior Cincinnati, OH Graduated
Evan Ravenel 30 F 6'8" 250 Senior Tampa, FL Graduated

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Kameron Williams
SG
Baltimore, Maryland Mount St. Joseph 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sep 18, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 87
Marc Loving
SF
Toledo, Ohio Saint John's 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Aug 5, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 86
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2013 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2013-09-05.

RosterEdit

2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Oleh Onopriienko 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 206 lb (93 kg) So Dniepropetrvosk, Ukraine
G 3 Shannon Scott 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Alpharetta, Georgia
G 4 Aaron Craft 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Findlay, Ohio
F 10 LaQuinton Ross 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Jackson, Mississippi
F 12 Sam Thompson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Chicago, Illinois
G 15 Kam Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Baltimore, Maryland
C 23 Amir Williams 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Birmingham, Michigan
G 24 Andrew Goldstein 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Marlboro, New Jersey
G 32 Lenzelle Smith Jr. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Zion, Illinois
G 33 Amedeo Della Valle 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Alba, Italy
F 34 Jake Lorbach 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Elyria, Ohio
C 55 Trey McDonald 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Battle Creek, Michigan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-09-05

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Nov 3*
4:00 pm
No. 11 Walsh W 93–63 
Value City Arena (14,092)
Columbus, OH
Regular season
Nov 9*
12:00 pm
No. 11 Morgan State W 89–50  1–0
Value City Arena (16,777)
Columbus, OH
Nov 12*
8:00 pm, BTN
No. 10 Ohio W 79–69  2–0
Value City Arena (17,388)
Columbus, OH
Nov 16*
1:00 pm, FOX
No. 10 at No. 17 Marquette W 52–35  3–0
BMO Harris Bradley Center (18,756)
Milwaukee, WI
Nov 20*
7:30 pm, BTN
No. 8 American W 63–52  4–0
Value City Arena (14,639)
Columbus, OH
Nov 25*
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 7 Wyoming W 65–50  5–0
Value City Arena (15,438)
Columbus, OH
Nov 29*
5:00 pm, BTN
No. 7 North Florida W 99–64  6–0
Value City Arena (14,758)
Columbus, OH
Dec 4*
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 5 Maryland
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 76–60  7–0
Value City Arena (16,206)
Columbus, OH
Dec 7*
4:30 pm, BTN
No. 5 Central Connecticut W 74–56  8–0
Value City Arena (13,640)
Columbus, OH
Dec 11*
7:30 pm, BTN
No. 3 Bryant
Gotham Classic
W 86–48  9–0
Value City Arena (12,723)
Columbus, OH
Dec 14*
8:15 pm, BTN
No. 3 North Dakota State
Gotham Classic
W 79–62  10–0
Value City Arena (15,272)
Columbus, OH
Dec 18*
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 3 Delaware
Gotham Classic
W 76–64  11–0
Value City Arena (14,420)
Columbus, OH
Dec 21*
7:30 pm, ESPN2
No. 3 vs. Notre Dame
Gotham Classic
W 64–61  12–0
Madison Square Garden (10,138)
New York City, NY
Dec 27*
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 3 Louisiana–Monroe W 71–31  13–0
Value City Arena (18,534)
Columbus, OH
Dec 31
1:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 3 at Purdue W 78–69  14–0 (1–0)
Mackey Arena (13,287)
West Lafayette, IN
Jan 4
12:00 pm, BTN
No. 3 Nebraska W 84–53  15–0 (2–0)
Value City Arena (17,536)
Columbus, OH
Jan 7
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 3 at No. 5 Michigan State L 68–72 OT 15–1 (2–1)
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
Jan 12
1:30 pm, CBS
No. 3 No. 20 Iowa L 74–84  15–2 (2–2)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Jan 16
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 11 at Minnesota L 53–63  15–3 (2–3)
Williams Arena (14,625)
Minneapolis, MN
Jan 20
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 17 at Nebraska L 62–68  15–4 (2–4)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,342)
Lincoln, NE
Jan 23
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 17 Illinois W 62–55  16–4 (3–4)
Value City Arena (16,774)
Columbus, OH
Jan 29
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 24 Penn State L 70–71  16–5 (3–5)
Value City Arena (15,453)
Columbus, OH
Feb 1
12:00 pm, ESPN
No. 24 at No. 14 Wisconsin W 59–58  17–5 (4–5)
Kohl Center (17,249)
Madison, WI
Feb 4
7:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 17 Iowa W 76–69  18–5 (5–5)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,400)
Iowa City, IA
Feb 8
6:00 pm, BTN
Purdue W 67–49  19–5 (6–5)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Feb 11
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 22 No. 15 Michigan L 60–70  19–6 (6–6)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Feb 15
8:00 pm, BTN
No. 22 at Illinois W 48–39  20–6 (7–6)
State Farm Center (16,618)
Champaign, IL
Feb 19
7:00 pm, BTN
No. 24 Northwestern W 76–60  21–6 (8–6)
Value City Arena (15,878)
Columbus, OH
Feb 22
6:00 pm, BTN
No. 24 Minnesota W 64–46  22–6 (9–6)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Feb 27
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 22 at Penn State L 63–65  22–7 (9–7)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,736)
University Park, PA
Mar 2
4:00 pm, CBS
No. 22 at Indiana L 64–72  22–8 (9–8)
Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, IN
Mar 9
4:30 pm, CBS
No. 22 Michigan State W 69–67  23–8 (10–8)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Big Ten Tournament
Mar 13
2:30 pm, BTN
No. 24 vs. Purdue
First round
W 63–61  24–8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 14
2:30 pm, ESPN
No. 24 vs. Nebraska
Quarterfinals
W 71–67  25–8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 15
1:40 pm, CBS
No. 24 vs. No. 8 Michigan
Semifinals
L 69–72  25–9
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
NCAA Tournament
Mar 20*
12:15 pm, CBS
No. 22 (6 S) vs. No. (11 S) Dayton
Second round
L 59–60  25–10
First Niagara Center (19,260)
Buffalo, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) denotes seed within region S=South.

Source:[1]

RankingsEdit

Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Wk 20 Final
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
AP[2] 11 10 8 7 5 3 3 3 3 3 11 17 24 RV 22 24 22 RV 24 22 N/A
Coaches[3] 10 9 8 6 3 2 3 3 3 9 15 23 25 20 23 20 RV 24 24 RV

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-29. Retrieved 2013-09-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "AP Rankings". Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "Coaches Rankings". Retrieved January 24, 2014.