Category: Jared Sullinger

Danny Ainge on Personnel Decisions: “Replacing Sullinger, Barbosa and Rondo is Nearly Impossible.”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Boston Celtics are 8-2 in their last 10 games and were 28-24 overall heading into the All-Star break. It's been a major surprise to see the Celtics play so well after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season. The recent hot streak doesn't have Celtics GM Danny ...

Thad Matta: Ohio State Buckeyes Cannot Rely On Riding The Coattails of 2011-12 Season

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

By all accounts, the Ohio State men's basketball program had a great season last year, finishing up with another Final Four and a Big Ten championship. But coach Thad Matta doesn't beat around the bush in telling his players they can't simply show back up and expect that again. The Buckeyes ...

Jared Sullinger on Doubts Regarding His Back Injury: “Medical school is over. I’m just ready to play.”

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The biggest surprise of the NBA postseason from my vantage point was the Boston Celtics giving the Miami Heat their toughest opponent of their championship run. Boston was one win away from making it to the NBA Finals after several doubters, including myself, felt this team was getting too old ...

Jared Sullinger Says He Is Ready to Take the Next Step in His Basketball Career

Friday, April 6th, 2012

During his time at Ohio State, Jared Sullinger led Ohio State to back-to-back 30 win seasons and two Big Ten regular season championships. He was selected as a First Team All-American two straight years, and after leading the Buckeyes to the Final Four this season, Jared Sullinger showed that he ...

UCLA Coach Ben Howland: “There’s always going to be tough times that you have to fight your way through”

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Suspensions, injuries, departures, losses and an article in Sports Illustrated that delved into it all. That's pretty much what UCLA coach Ben Howland had to deal with this past season.  By season's end, Howland's team went 19-14 and didn't make the postseason. Despite it all, Howland says in the following interview ...

Thad Matta Takes Time to Reflect on Return Trip to the Final Four

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

When he helped lead Ohio State to his first Final Four in 2007, Thad Matta admits he took little time out to actually enjoy the success. The Buckeyes are back there in 2012 and have a date with Kansas on Saturday, but their head coach says he'll do things differently ...

Thad Matta Has No Regrets Over How the Final Seconds of Ohio State’s Season Played Out

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Thad Matta's Ohio State Buckeyes began the NCAA tournament as the favorite to win it all. Like every other favorite, their season has since ended. The Buckeyes shot the ball well throughout the season and earned a No. 1 seed, but couldn't get by a Kentucky team that beat both ...

Bo Ryan on the Allegations that Fans Spit on Jared Sullinger: “We’ve got the best fans in America”

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

This past weekend Wisconsin showed just how dominant they are on their own home floor. The Badgers ended Ohio State’s dream of an undefeated season with a second half rally that was as good as it gets in college hoops. Down 15 points at one time on their own home ...

Jared Sullinger and Ohio State Are Looking For Their Own One Shining Moment

Friday, February 11th, 2011

At one time this year there were skeptics about Ohio State’s number one ranking, but the Buckeyes have clearly separated themselves from every other team in college basketball. Not only do they have one of the best coaches in the country in Thad Matta, but they’re starting five is as ...

Ohio State Buckeyes Appear Poised to Take Over No. 1 Ranking

Friday, January 14th, 2011

It's been a good couple days -- OK, a good season, but the last couple days in particular -- for the Ohio State Buckeyes. They took care of business at Michigan on Wednesday night to remain unbeaten on the season. They watched as Duke, the only team ranked ahead of them, ...