Tuesday, May 13, 2008

It's Game Time?

Ohio State will close out the home portion of its 2008 schedule vs. Buffalo today at noon. If you don't mind 2,600 sixth-graders from Columbus City Schools, you should head out to the game. It is a great way to spend an afternoon and the weather should be perfect. Besides, it is your last chance to see the Baseball Buckeyes this season at Bill Davis Stadium.

The team also will honor its four seniors - Dan DeLucia, Tony Kennedy, Chris Macke and Rory Meister. The ceremony had been scheduled for Sunday, but was rained out.

The Bucks are headed to Iowa City, Iowa later this week to close out Big Ten play at Iowa. That series begins Thursday and concludes Saturday, giving teams an extra day off before the conference tournament, which begins next Wednesday in Ann Arbor.

Big Ten Standings
Michigan 23-4
Purdue 18-9
Illinois 15-12
Penn State 15-13
Ohio State 13-13
Northwestern 13-15
Michigan State 12-14
Indiana 11-17
Minnesota 8-19
Iowa 8-20

Other Big Ten Games this Week
Northwestern at Michigan, Indiana at Michigan State, Penn State at Minnesota, Purdue at Illinois.

About Buffalo
The Bulls are 13-35 and 6-17 in the Mid-American Conference and are riding a nine-game losing streak after losses to St. Bonaventure, Canisius, Kent State and Bowling Green. Their last win came April 26 vs. Akron, a series they won two out of three. Buffalo closes out MAC play this weekend by hosting Ohio University.

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