Buckeyes hope they're ready for Big Ten start
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas talks of the impending conference season as if it's a series of hand-to-hand battles.
In a way, maybe it is.
"Right now it's just all about the Big Ten," said the Buckeyes' and league's leading scorer after his team's 87-44 win over Chicago State on Saturday. "Every night is going to be a fight night and everybody is going to compete."
It's time for Ohio State to open play in the rough, rugged -- and talented -- Big Ten.
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