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UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:22 p.m.

Ohio State gets Gonzaga after outlasting South Dakota State 81-73

Kam Williams made a tiebreaking four-point play with 1:36 left, then added three free throws after being fouled on another 3-point attempt, lifting Ohio State to an 81-73 victory over …

Know your pod: Test your knowledge of Gonzaga’s fellow teams in Boise

How well do you know Gonzaga’s pod in the NCAA Tournament West Regional? Take our 15-question pod quiz to find out.

UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Standouts and sleepers: Eight players to watch in Gonzaga’s pod at the NCAA Tournament

Two conference MVPs, one of the field’s top 3-point shooters and another who’s been as hot as anyone in the country over the last month will be coming through Boise …

Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Hallie Thome helps No. 19 Michigan women top No. 8 Ohio State 84-75

Hallie Thome scored 27 points and No. 19 Michigan rallied to beat No. 8 Ohio State 84-75 on Tuesday night, handing the Buckeyes their first Big Ten loss.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Ohio State announces hire of Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch

Grinch’s official title has yet to be determined and “his specific responsibilities will be announced at a later date,” according to the press release.

Top 25 capsules: Kent Bates-Diop, Ohio State stun No. 1 Michigan State

Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 32 points, and Ohio State stunned No. 1 Michigan State 80-64 on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

Washington State’s Alex Grinch expected to become co-defensive coordinator at Ohio State

Alex Grinch, who grew up on the outskirts of Columbus in Grove City, Ohio, and was a Division III All-American at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio, will become the …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 7:21 p.m.

Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch deflects questions regarding Ohio State rumors

WSU’s DC hadn’t spoken with reporters since the week leading into the Nov. 25 Apple Cup despite multiple interview requests from The Spokesman-Review and other entities.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 3:48 p.m.

Reports: Ohio State nearing deal with Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch

In his third season at WSU, Grinch has transformed the Cougars’ defense. They finished the season ranked 15th nationally in total defense, sixth with 27 turnovers and seventh in tackles-for-loss …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:26 p.m.

Majority of top college football prospects capitalize on early signing period

The relevance of the traditional National Signing Day in early February may have just taken a major hit. Under a policy that took effect this year, high school seniors could …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:24 p.m.

Report: Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch a candidate for 10th assistant job at Ohio State

Sources told FootballScoop Grinch would not replace an existing staff member, but rather serve as the Buckeyes’ 10th assistant coach. Starting on Jan. 9, the NCAA is permitting all FBS …

Norman Chad: Enough is enough talk about college football payoff selections

The Slouch is tired of the college football playoff debate.

No. 6 Georgia routs No. 4 Auburn 28-7 in SEC title game

Shaking off a blowout loss to Auburn just three weeks ago, Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes and No. 6 Georgia made its bid for a spot in the College …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:59 p.m.

Gonzaga puts Thanksgiving feast on back burner until Saturday

The Zags dined on customary pre-game fare on Thursday and adjusted their meal plan, pushing the team’s Thanksgiving feast back to Saturday.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:57 a.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga feels right at home in PK80 opener

For the first time this season, Gonzaga left the friendly confines of the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:55 a.m.

Gonzaga zones in defensively to roll past Ohio State 86-59 in PK80 opener

Gonzaga’s defense has made impressive strides defensively in the last five years or so and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down this season.

Gonzaga-Ohio State: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 86-59 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Ohio State at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Thursday, Nov. 23, …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 1 a.m.

John Blanchette: PK80 Invitational gives basketball fans an early-season glance at college hoops royalty

Somewhere between the first forkful of Aunt Alice’s anchovy stuffing and the third Zantac on Thursday afternoon, a glance at the TV revealed a college basketball first: A player fouling …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:01 a.m.

Johnathan Williams, Josh Perkins lead No. 17 Gonzaga to 86-59 rout of Ohio State

Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Ohio State on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 in Portland.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

Just for kicks: Gonzaga players treated to new LeBron James shoes before PK80 Invitational

The PK80, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday, hosted a tip-off reception Wednesday night at Nike headquarters in nearby Beaverton.

PK80 a holiday, homecoming treat for Gonzaga’s Silas Melson

Silas Melson is going home to Portland for the holiday and he apologizes up front about not returning the numerous texts, emails and voice mails.

Ohio State forwards produce points, rebounds

Ohio State presents a pair of matchup concerns with forwards Keita Bates-Diop and Jae’Sean Tate.

Gonzaga faces stout competition at PK80 tournament in Portland

The focus of the college basketball world will be on Portland later this week as 16 teams compete in what some are calling the best holiday tournament ever put together.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Gonzaga donning special Nike uniforms at PK80

The PK80 tournament next week in Portland honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday and Gonzaga and the 15 other participating teams will be outfitted accordingly.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 9:26 p.m.

Gonzaga-Ohio State will tip at 9 p.m. in PK80 nightcap

GU and Ohio State will meet at 9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on ESPN2 in the nightcap of four games in the Motion bracket.

Highly touted Ohio recruit follows Chris Holtmann to Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New Ohio State basketball coach Chris Holtmann has persuaded a top prospect to follow him from Butler to the Buckeyes. The school said Monday that 6-foot-8 forward …

Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann

Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann has been hired to replace Thad Matta at Ohio State. Holtmann is the reigning Big East coach of the year. He took the Indianapolis school …

UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:52 p.m.

Greg McDermott staying at Creighton, not taking job at Ohio State

Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott announced on Twitter he’s staying with the Bluejays amid a report he was offered the job at Ohio State. ESPN first reported McDermott met …

Gonzaga will face Ohio State in Phil Knight Invitational opener

Gonzaga will open against Ohio State in the Phil Knight Invitational, a high-powered, college basketball tournament in November in Portland.

UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State win back-to-back NCAA volleyball titles

Nicolas Szerszen led Ohio State to its second NCAA volleyball championship, hitting .480 and finishing with 16 kills and eight digs in the top-ranked Buckeyes’ 25-19, 25-20, 25-22 victory over …