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Freshman Guard Austin Grandstaff to Transfer from Ohio State

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Freshman guard Austin Grandstaff has announced that he will transfer from Ohio State, and one can bet that the sharp-shooting guard will be a highly-touted commodity on the open market.

To start the 2015-16 season, Thad Matta and the Ohio State Buckeyes have struggled to a 5-5 record. They have taken losses on their home court to teams like the UT-Arlington Mavericks and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, both of which were in a four-game losing streak,  all of which were on their home court.

The Buckeyes are a young team this season, and have had a tough time adapting to the losses of several stars in the past couple of seasons. They are waiting for someone to step up and take control of the offense and lead the Buckeyes back into contention in the highly-competitive Big Ten Conference.

On Thursday, their future plans took a bit of a hit when their top freshman opted to transfer out of the program. After just 10 games for the Buckeyes, freshman guard Austin Grandstaff has decided to transfer from Ohio State. Continue reading Freshman Guard Austin Grandstaff to Transfer from Ohio State

Previewing the ESPN 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon

Grayson Allen, Marshall Plumlee, and the Duke Blue Devils take on Kentucky as a part of the State Farm Champions Classic and the 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon on ESPN Tuesday night.
Grayson Allen, Marshall Plumlee, and the Duke Blue Devils take on Kentucky as a part of the State Farm Champions Classic and the 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon on ESPN Tuesday night.

The 2015-16 college basketball regular season is in full-swing, and what a weekend it was. Upsets were scattered about, mixed in with record-breaking performances from some of the nation’s best programs.

After the first weekend is in the books, basketball fans from across the nation get geared up for a full 24 hours of top-notch college basketball action, in the form of the ESPN 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon. From Monday, November 16th at 5:30pm until Tuesday, November 17th at 10:00pm, there are basketball games all throughout. Yes, that means even in the wee hours of the morning, there are basketball games (we see you, Nevada and Hawaii).

The event brings together a handful of the country’s best games over that time frame and all of the games are showcased on ESPN networks. To get you ready for this year’s festivities, we have previewed all of the games for you in one convenient location.

Take a scroll down to read a bit about each game that will take place over the 2015 ESPN 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon. Grab some caffeine, get comfortable, and get ready for a crazy 24 hours. Continue reading Previewing the ESPN 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon