Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Assistant coach Jack Owens speaks with media June 15. Credit: Jacob Benge | Sports Editor Jack Owens’ career as a basketball coach spans over two decades, and his experience will only grow at Ohio State. He spent the last five seasons as the head coach of Miami (Ohio) and over 10 years as an assistant … Read more

Carmen’s Crew Won’t Play In The Basketball Tournament In 2022

Although Carmen’s Crew previously announced plans to participate in this summer’s rendition of The Basketball Tournament, head coach and general manager Jared Sullinger issued a statement on Tuesday saying the Ohio State alumni team won’t be able to compete. “Since 2017, we’ve greatly enjoyed the opportunity to get back together and represent The Ohio State … Read more

Ohio State Football, Basketball Programs Welcome Freshmen To Campus

Although the start of fall camp is still two months away, the Ohio State football program welcomed the remaining members of its 2022 recruiting class to campus this weekend. The group includes five-star safety Sonny Styles; four-star running back Dallan Hayden; four-star wide receivers Kojo Antwi and Kaleb Brown; four-star offensive tackle Tegra Tshabola; four-star … Read more

Basketball Player Malik Smith Invited To Browns Minicamp

After participating in Ohio State’s Pro Day in March, former college basketball player turned tight end Malik Smith has been invited to participate in the Cleveland Browns’ rookie minicamp. The 6-foot-6 and 265-pound Smith – who is the older brother of former Buckeyes defensive end and Seattle Seahawks fifth-round pick Tyreke Smith – has not … Read more

Branham to hire agent, remain in NBA draft pool

Ohio State freshman guard Malaki Branham (22) speaks to the media before the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament March 19. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor Freshman guard Malaki Branham announced Wednesday he intends to hire an agent and officially remain in the 2022 NBA draft. Branham, who declared April 1 he’d … Read more

Ohio State encourages participation in sports, citing mental health benefits

Ohio State University’s mental health professionals have been focusing on studies that show how mental health can be improved through sports participation. Credit: Zachary Rilley | For the Lantern Ohio State’s mental health professionals have been focusing on studies that show how mental health can be improved through sports participation. According to an Office of … Read more

New coaches, players to highlight Ohio State’s Spring Game Saturday

The Ohio State Football team enters the stadium before the Ohio State-Tulsa game Sept. 18. Ohio State won 41-20. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor The Ohio State football team will hold its annual spring game Saturday, bookending its latest group of spring practices. The intrasquad competition will feature current Buckeyes split into two teams … Read more

Stroud sports new helmet for spring practices

Ohio State sophomore quarterback CJ Stroud (7) looks down the field during spring practice March 29. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor The Buckeyes’ First Team All-Big Ten quarterback has a change in his helmet for spring practice. Redshirt sophomore quarterback CJ Stroud traded in his old helmet for the Riddell Axiom. The new, top-of-the-line … Read more

Ratliff is the dominant freshman season

Oklahoma State Jan. 2 against the Buckeyes’ matchup during Ohio State freshman Sydni Ratliff’s ready serve. 30 at the Ty Tucker Tennis Center. Ohio State won 4-1. Credit: Casey Smith | Assistant Lantern TV Sports Producer Sydni Ratliff received her first collegiate win as an Ohio State Buckeye Sept. 18, 2021. The freshman has racked … Read more