2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball
2013 Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
NCAA second round vs. Dayton, L 59–60
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #22
2013–14 record 25–10 (10–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Thad Matta
Assistant coach Dave Dickerson
Assistant coach Jeff Boals
Assistant coach Greg Paulus
Home arena Value City Arena
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Michigan 15 3   .833     28 9   .757
#12 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     30 8   .789
#11 Michigan State 12 6   .667     29 9   .763
Nebraska 11 7   .611     19 13   .594
#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

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.

Before the season[edit]

Previous season[edit]

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.

Departures[edit]

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

Recruiting[edit]

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 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/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 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/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:

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
F 2 Loving, MarcMarc Loving 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Toledo, Ohio
G 3 Scott, ShannonShannon Scott 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Alpharetta, Georgia
G 4 Craft, AaronAaron Craft 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Findlay, Ohio
F 10 Ross, LaQuintonLaQuinton Ross 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Jackson, Mississippi
F 12 Thompson, SamSam Thompson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Chicago, Illinois
G 15 Williams, KamKam Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Baltimore, Maryland
C 23 Williams, AmirAmir Williams 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Birmingham, Michigan
G 24 Goldstein, AndrewAndrew Goldstein 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Marlboro, New Jersey
G 32 Smith, Jr., LenzelleLenzelle Smith, Jr. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Zion, Illinois
G 33 Della Valle, AmedeoAmedeo Della Valle 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Alba, Italy
F 34 Lorbach, JakeJake Lorbach 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Elyria, Ohio
C 55 McDonald, TreyTrey 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

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
Nov 3*
4:00 pm
#11 Walsh W 93–63 
Value City Arena (14,092)
Columbus, OH
Regular season
Nov 9*
12:00 pm
#11 Morgan State W 89–50  1–0
Value City Arena (16,777)
Columbus, OH
Nov 12*
8:00 pm, BTN
#10 Ohio W 79–69  2–0
Value City Arena (17,388)
Columbus, OH
Nov 16*
1:00 pm, FOX
#10 at #17 Marquette W 52–35  3–0
BMO Harris Bradley Center (18,756)
Milwaukee, WI
Nov 20*
7:30 pm, BTN
#8 American W 63–52  4–0
Value City Arena (14,639)
Columbus, OH
Nov 25*
7:00 pm, BTN
#7 Wyoming W 65–50  5–0
Value City Arena (15,438)
Columbus, OH
Nov 29*
5:00 pm, BTN
#7 North Florida W 99–64  6–0
Value City Arena (14,758)
Columbus, OH
Dec 4*
7:00 pm, ESPN
#5 Maryland
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 76–60  7–0
Value City Arena (16,206)
Columbus, OH
Dec 7*
4:30 pm, BTN
#5 Central Connecticut W 74–56  8–0
Value City Arena (13,640)
Columbus, OH
Dec 11*
7:30 pm, BTN
#3 Bryant
Gotham Classic
W 86–48  9–0
Value City Arena (12,723)
Columbus, OH
Dec 14*
8:15 pm, BTN
#3 North Dakota State
Gotham Classic
W 79–62  10–0
Value City Arena (15,272)
Columbus, OH
Dec 18*
7:00 pm, BTN
#3 Delaware
Gotham Classic
W 76–64  11–0
Value City Arena (14,420)
Columbus, OH
Dec 21*
7:30 pm, ESPN2
#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
#3 Louisiana–Monroe W 71–31  13–0
Value City Arena (18,534)
Columbus, OH
Dec 31
1:00 pm, ESPN2
#3 at Purdue W 78–69  14–0 (1–0)
Mackey Arena (13,287)
West Lafayette, IN
Jan 4
12:00 pm, BTN
#3 Nebraska W 84–53  15–0 (2–0)
Value City Arena (17,536)
Columbus, OH
Jan 7
9:00 pm, ESPN
#3 at #5 Michigan State L 68–72 OT 15–1 (2–1)
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
Jan 12
1:30 pm, CBS
#3 #20 Iowa L 74–84  15–2 (2–2)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Jan 16
9:00 pm, ESPN2
#11 at Minnesota L 53–63  15–3 (2–3)
Williams Arena (14,625)
Minneapolis, MN
Jan 20
7:00 pm, BTN
#17 at Nebraska L 62–68  15–4 (2–4)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,342)
Lincoln, NE
Jan 23
7:00 pm, ESPN
#17 Illinois W 62–55  16–4 (3–4)
Value City Arena (16,774)
Columbus, OH
Jan 29
7:00 pm, BTN
#24 Penn State L 70–71  16–5 (3–5)
Value City Arena (15,453)
Columbus, OH
Feb 1
12:00 pm, ESPN
#24 at #14 Wisconsin W 59–58  17–5 (4–5)
Kohl Center (17,249)
Madison, WI
Feb 4
7:00 pm, ESPN
at #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
#22 #15 Michigan L 60–70  19–6 (6–6)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Feb 15
8:00 pm, BTN
#22 at Illinois W 48–39  20–6 (7–6)
State Farm Center (16,618)
Champaign, IL
Feb 19
7:00 pm, BTN
#24 Northwestern W 76–60  21–6 (8–6)
Value City Arena (15,878)
Columbus, OH
Feb 22
6:00 pm, BTN
#24 Minnesota W 64–46  22–6 (9–6)
Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Feb 27
7:00 pm, ESPN2
#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
#22 at Indiana L 64–72  22–8 (9–8)
Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, IN
Mar 9
4:30 pm, CBS
#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
#24 vs. Purdue
First round
W 63–61  24–8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 14
2:30 pm, ESPN
#24 vs. Nebraska
Quarterfinals
W 71–67  25–8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 15
1:40 pm, CBS
#24 vs. #8 Michigan
Semifinals
L 69–72  25–9
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
NCAA Tournament
Mar 20*
12:15 pm, CBS
#22 (6 S) vs. #(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]

Rankings[edit]

Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.

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
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 also[edit]

2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team

References[edit]