Hoop Nuts

The Ohio State Men's Basketball Podcast and Blog

Shut up, Tom Izzo

Scott Prokop and Chris Nance destroy Michigan State head coach, Tom Izzo, for being a whiner on this edition of Hoop Nuts.  Could a current Big Ten head coach come back to the sidelines next year in Columbus?  What will the roster look like next year.  Would you be excited at all about a NIT run?

How will Ohio State stack up in the balanced Big Ten?

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2016 was bad for Ohio State basketball.  2017 didn't start out great either, with a loss at Illinois.  Hoop Nuts previews the upcoming Big Ten basketball season.  Scott Prokop thinks Thad made a huge coaching error by taking JaQuan Lyle out.  Hoop Nuts determines what Ohio State has to do to make the NCAA Tournament.

Ohio State rebounds with a win over UCONN, UCLA is Next

Scott Prokop and Chris Nance are joined by Tim Hall from 97.1 The Fan.  The guys discuss the chances Ohio State makes the NCAA Tournament after Joe Lunardi released his first Bracketology.  The Buckeyes beat UCONN and Trevor Thompson busted out with a huge game.  This weekend the Buckeyes take on the number 2 team in the Country.  Is it ok to just compete but not beat the Bruins? 

Bucks 4-0, Remembering ET's Shot vs Michigan

Ohio State takes on Michigan in football this week, so it is the perfect time to reminisce about Evan Turner's game winner in the 2010 Big Ten Tournament.  The Buckeyes are 4-0 and JaQuan Lyle busts out of his early slump.  Tom Crean and Indiana lose to Fort Wayne.  We look at the early results in the Big Ten Conference.

Buckeyes are 2-0, but face Questions

The Buckeyes have started slow in both games so far this year.  JaQuan Lyle has been benched in the second half for C.J. Jackson.  We take a look ahead to the matchup with Providence.  Scott and Chris discuss the pathetic attendance at the Buckeyes home opener.


Scott Prokop (the 18-year season ticket holder) and Chris Nance (friend of the program) had the chance to watch an Ohio State basketball practice.  They preview the new coaches and players for the Buckeyes this season.