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A weekly podcast on Ohio State sports featuring beat writers from The Columbus Dispatch.

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    Unpacking Ohio State's impressive 71-66 over Duke

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 33:43

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy breaks down last night's impressive 71-66 victory over the Duke Blue Devils at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. During this he discusses key takeaways from this game and what players stood out. Finally, we look ahead to what is upcoming for this Ohio State team and preview the upcoming game against the Penn State Nittany Lions.

    Where does Ohio State stand ahead of Duke game?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 35:27

    Ohio State basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses the Buckeyes' strengths and weaknesses ahead of the biggest game of the season

    Ohio State beats Seton Hall 79-76

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 7:29

    Quick breakdown of Ohio State's 79-76 win against Seton Hall in the 2021 Fort Myers Tip-Off.

    Analysis, key takeaways from Buckeyes 71-65 loss to Xavier

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 30:14

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the 71-65 loss the Xavier Musketeers on Thursday November 18, 2021 at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this edition we provide our takeaways from this matchup and speculate where the Buckeyes might go from here.

    Justice Sueing to miss extended time with abdominal injury

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 4:37

    The latest on forward Justice Sueing as Ohio State prepares to play at Xavier.

    Buckeyes roll through Falcons 89-58

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 30:55

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the 89-58 victory over the Bowling Green Falcons at Value City Arena on Monday November 16, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. During this we provide our takeaways from this game and discuss key performance areas that Ohio State performed well in against the Falcons.

    Did you know? Ohio State's new starting guards are a rarity

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 5:57

    When is the last time Ohio State began the season with two guards making their first starts for the Buckeyes? It's been a while…

    Unpacking Ohio State's 67-66 victory over Akron

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 31:53

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the 67-66 victory over the Akron Zips on Tuesday November 9, 2021 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. During this episode we provide our takeaways from this game, discuss which players made big plays, and talk what's next for this Ohio State men's basketball team.

    Injury updates leading into Akron

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 5:47

    The latest on the status of Justice Sueing and Kyle Young for what should be an emotional season opener against Akron.

    Takeaways from Ohio State's 82-46 blowout exhibition victory over Indianapolis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 28:43

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses his takeaways from last night's 84-46 blowout exhibition victory of the Indianapolis Greyhounds in Columbus, Ohio at Value City Arena. During this podcast we provide our analysis on the game, talk about how the Buckeyes played as whole, and which players stood out during this game. Finally, we look ahead to next week's season opener against the Akron Zips.

    Kyle Young update 10-29

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 4:40

    Kyle Young is out for the Indianapolis exhibition game with a medical condition.

    Wrapping up preseason loose ends ahead of the exhibition game against Indianapolis

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 34:08

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy talks about the upcoming exhibition game that will occur between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Indianapolis. Next, we tie up lose ends from the preseason and look ahead to the season opener against the Akron Zips on Tuesday November 9, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. Finally, we go over Ohio State's preseason power rankings and break down the order of where each player fits.

    Guest Whitney Harding joins the podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 51:54

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy speaks with special guest Whitney Harding on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this edition we talk about Whitney's career in journalism, how she eventually ended up working in Columbus, and discuss what we think this Ohio State men's basketball team will look like for this upcoming season.

    Practice observations and talking a team in flux

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 38:52

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps what head coach Chris Holtmann had to say in today's interviews, talks about how Ohio State has publicly named team captions for this season, and discusses which players were named and how they are leaders on this team. Finally, we discuss some recruiting news, how the Nuthouse student section has sold out for the upcoming season and provide our observations from what we saw at today's Ohio State men's basketball practice.

    Dissecting takeaways from Big Ten media day

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 23:21

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy breaks down everything that happened at the first day of Big Ten media day in Indianapolis, Indiana on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this edition Jardy discusses what Buckeye's head coach Chris Holtmann had to say and what we heard from the players during media day. Finally, we look ahead to what's coming up next for the Ohio State Buckeyes as the start of the season is nearing.

    Big Ten preseason media poll drops, digesting Ohio State's media day

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 31:10

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy breaks down this year's Big Ten preseason media poll and provides some other news and nuggets from last week's Ohio State media day on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. Finally, we look ahead to Thursday's Big Ten media day in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Takeaways from Ohio State media day; Brice Sensabaugh commits

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 32:49

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy provides takeaways from Tuesday's Ohio State media day and talks about a new commitment from player Brice Sensabaugh on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast.

    Previewing Ohio State's media day

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 25:13

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy previews Ohio State's upcoming media day on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this episode we look at questions that will be addressed during media day, talk about the roster ahead of this season, and speculate what we think we might learn from media day and beyond.

    Former walk-on Jansen Davidson talks about last season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 41:31

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy speaks with special guest Jansen Davidson on the newest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this episode Jardy talks to Davidson about what season was like, his experiences while being apart of this team, and what he'll be doing this fall since he is not going to return to Ohio State for this upcoming season. Read more: Ohio State basketball walk-on Jansen Davidson living the dream after nearly missing tryout

    Injuries, and the five most intriguing Ohio State games of the Big Ten season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 31:11

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how Seth Towns will undergo back surgery and will be out likely three to four months. Next, we talk about how Meechie Johnson is also dealing with a stress reaction in his right leg and talk about what these injuries mean for the program going forward. Finally, we talk about how the Big Ten released its schedule and break down the five biggest Big Ten games for the Buckeyes for this upcoming season.

    Greg Oden joins the Ohio State staff

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 24:45

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how Greg Oden is returning to the Ohio State coaching staff as a graduate assistant. Next, we discuss what this means for the program, how this will benefit Greg while he is working on his master's degree from Ohio State, and talk about how he might become a coach in the future. Finally, we mention how ESPN has redone its 2022 recruiting rankings and preview the upcoming official visits that we can expect to see on campus this fall. Read more:The big man is back: Greg Oden returning to Ohio State coaching staff as graduate student

    Confirming the current roster and the latest on Dillon Mitchell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 26:51

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy talks about how he was able to finalize the roster for the upcoming season, discusses the latest on recruit Dillon Mitchell, and talk about some new scholarship offers. Finally, we mention how player Jansen Davidson will not be returning to Ohio State next season.

    What we know about Dillon Mitchell, Ron Stokes joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 52:49

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses recruit Dillon Mitchell and provides updates on what's happening with that situation. Finally, Adam is joined by special guest Ron Stokes to talk about his Ohio State career and much more.

    Backcourt battle: Digging into the prospects of Ohio State guards

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 37:07

    Ohio State basketball reporter Adam Jardy reviews the Buckeye guards and who might get the most playing time on the backcourt in the 2021-22 season. 

    Schools out for summer but we're not

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 37:21

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy talks about what EJ Liddell said on the start of the upcoming season. Next, he discusses the Kingdom Summer League, how COVID-19 impacted Eugene Brown, and looks at players in Ohio State's history to play both football and basketball for the university. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Guess who's back, back again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 41:46

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the most recent updates from head coach Chris Holtmann, talks about what this roaster might look like for the upcoming season, and mentions how Kalen Etzler will redshirt for the 2021-22 basketball season. Finally, Jardy talks about player EJ Liddell, how top-50 center Felix Okpara commits for 2022 class and recaps recent news from the Kingdom Summer League and The Basketball Tournament. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Felix Okpara commits to Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 5:08

    Ohio State lands a 2022 commitment from four-star center Felix Okpara. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Duane Washington Jr. to stay in NBA draft, E.J. Liddell to return, Ohio State hosted pro week

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 34:03

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how Duane Washington Jr. will stay in the NBA draft and not return to the Ohio State program next year. Next, he talks about how E.J. Liddell will return to Ohio State next season, how Ohio State hosted its first pro week and mentions how NIL went into effect for student athletes and what this means going forward. Duane Washington Jr. to stay in NBA draft instead of returning to Ohio State He's back: All-Big Ten forward E.J. Liddell to return to Ohio State New name, image and likeness era arrives at Ohio State. Here's how it will work starting July 1   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Abel Porter joins the podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 50:01

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy speaks with former basketball player Abel Porter on the newest episode of BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this episode he talks about Abel's basketball career and how a medical condition ended his time playing basketball for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Abel Porter will not play for Ohio State due to medical condition See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Three Things From Tony Skinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 6:59

    Three takeaways from Ohio State assistant coach Tony Skinn's first press conference, including some insight on E.J. Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dissecting some offseason news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 34:34

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy talks about the latest offseason news on the newest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this episode we discuss how Meechie Johnson and Zed Key were cut from Team USA U19 camp, talk about how Duane Washington Jr. earns NBA draft combine call-up, and mention some news on the upcoming TBT. Buckeyes Meechie Johnson, Zed Key cut from Team USA U19 camp Ohio State's Duane Washington Jr. earns NBA draft combine call-up Former Buckeyes in Carmen's Crew to open TBT play as No. 1 seed See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Catching up with Kalen Etzler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 24:30

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy catches up with player Kalen Etzler on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Basketball podcast. During this program we look back on Etzler's high school senior season, talk about what's next for him as he heads to Ohio State, and talk about the goals that he has set for himself. Read more: Incoming freshman Kalen Etzler checked off to-do list that led to Ohio State See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Recruiting news and updates on players E.J. and Duane

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 25:45

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses if players E.J. Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. might return to OSU next season. Next, we provide updates on where things stand with what camps that have been asked to attend and give an update on recruiting news and talk about which recruits have visited Ohio State's campus already. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Speculating if E.J. Liddell, Duane Washington Jr. will return to Ohio State next season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 27:54

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses his recent conversation with an NBA scout and speculates if he thinks players E.J. Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. will return to the Ohio State basketball program or enter the NBA Draft. Finally, we talk about which recruits as of now are scheduled to visit this month. NBA scout: OSU's E.J. Liddell, Duane Washington Jr. intriguing but unlikely draft picks See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Updates from AD Gene Smith, nuggets from our Tony Skinn interview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 39:54

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how Ohio State has officially named Tony Skinn as a new assistant coach. Next, we provide an update from Ohio State’s athletic director Gene Smith on his thoughts regarding this basketball program and discuss players EJ Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. With Ohio State hoops annually 'in the hunt,' Gene Smith praises Chris Holtmann's tenure Ohio State officially announces Tony Skinn as new assistant coach See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ohio State set to hire Tony Skinn, talking Bruce Thornton commit

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 30:26

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how Ohio State is set to hire Tony Skinn from Seton Hall as a new assistant coach. Next, we talk about player Bruce Thornton who is a commitment of the 2022 recruiting class. Finally, we provide other news and updates regarding this men’s Ohio State Basketball program. Ohio State to hire Tony Skinn from Seton Hall as new assistant men's basketball coach Bruce Thornton, a top-30 PG prospect in the 2022 class, commits to Ohio State See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Answering AMA questions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 41:29

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses the latest news and updates regarding this Buckeye basketball program. Next, we answer the AMA questions that were submitted for this week’s podcast episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Debunking the rumor on E.J. Liddell, Ibrahima Diallo enters transfer portal, where the roster currently stands

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 34:09

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses the rumors surrounding Buckeye player E.J. Liddell, discusses how Ohio State center Ibrahima Diallo has entered transfer portal, and talks about where the roster currently stands. Finally, we mention an online book club that player Seth Towns has created and how he hopes to create dialogue and affect change through it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Recapping Holtmann’s media press conference and talking roster updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 26:41

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps Chris Holtmann’s recent media press conference. Next, he also provides updates on position changes that might impact the roster, what we can expect to see in the next few weeks, and talks about other news and nuggets on this Ohio State Basketball program. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Coach Terry Johnson is leaving, talking Kyle Young updates, Musa Jallow heads to Charlotte

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 40:49

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how assistant coach Terry Johnson is leaving the Buckeyes to take a coaching position with the Purdue Boilermakers. Next, we talk about player Kyle Young and provide updates on him. Finally, we catch up with what’s currently going on with player Musa Jallow and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    In Kyle Young and Joey Brunk, Buckeyes get big additions — literally

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 31:01

    Ohio State men's basketball reporter Adam Jardy discusses the recent decisions of Kyle Young to return to the Buckeyes and Joey Brunk to transfer in. He talks about how they might fit into Ohio State's dynamics and influence next season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Efton Reid Day yields more questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 22:33

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses the latest news regarding player Efton Reid and how he has not yet committed to the Ohio State men’s basketball program. Finally, we mention what went into this decision and what we know about the current situation regarding this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Update 4-9: Catching up on Jamari Wheeler and other players

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 8:32

    Catching up on Jamari Wheeler, Malaki Branham amd Efton Reid. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Looking at what’s recently happened, taking stock of where things currently sit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 44:09

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses how the Buckeyes have landed Penn State transfer Jamari Wheeler, talks about how Musa Jallow is transferring, and mentions the coaching changes around the NCAA college basketball league. Finally, he provides some more news and notes regarding some scheduling updates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Recapping what E.J. Liddell said after hate messages, looking at the roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 36:45

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy discusses what player E.J. Liddell had to say in this week’s interview when he spoke out publicly about the hate messages he received on social media after the 75-72 loss to Oral Roberts in last Friday’s NCAA Tournament. Next, we discuss what this Ohio State roster might potentially look like for the upcoming season and talk about how local basketball star Granville Waiters recently died. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Oral Roberts sends No. 2 Ohio State home with upset loss

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 28:52

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps Friday’s 75-72 overtime loss to the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Next, we talk about how this is one of the ten biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history, discuss what this loss means for this Ohio State basketball program, and talk the Buckeyes offense during this matchup. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Where things sit with the Buckeyes ahead Friday’s game against Oral Roberts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 36:38

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy talks about where things currently sit for the Buckeyes ahead of the start of Friday’s NCAA Tournament. During this we discuss Ohio State’s tournament opener against Oral Roberts and talk about players Kyle Young and Max Abmas. Finally, we mention what we can expect to see between this Ohio State and Oral Roberts matchup on this coming Friday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Selection Sunday: Buckeyes fall to Illinois, earn No. 2 seed against Oral Roberts in NCAA Tournament

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 27:24

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the recent 91-88 loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini in the Big Ten Championship game on Sunday March 14, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Next, he talks about how the Buckeyes earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and is set to play Oral Roberts in the first round. Finally, we reflect on the last four games Ohio State played in the Big Ten Tournament. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ohio State beats Michigan: 3 Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2021 8:10

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State basketball men's basketball beat writer Adam Jardy provides three quick takeaways from Ohio State’s 68-67 win against Michigan to advance to the Big Ten tournament title game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ohio State beats Minnesota in Big Ten tournament opener

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 6:58

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men's basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy provides three quick takeaways and overall reaction from Ohio State’s 79-75 win against Minnesota at Lucas Oil Stadium. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrapping up the regular season, looking ahead to the postseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 42:33

    Columbus Dispatch Ohio State men’s basketball beat reporter Adam Jardy recaps the recent 73-68 loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini and discusses how the Buckeyes ended the regular season on a four-game losing streak. Next, we talk about player Duane Washington Jr., preview what we can expect to see in the Big Ten Tournament, and recap what happened during senior day for the Buckeyes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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