Update (11:19 p.m. ET): According to a report from ESPN's NBA Draft analyst Jonathan Givony, Duane Washington received an NBA Combine invite after his performance at the G League Elite Camp. Duane Washington may have surprised many when he declared early for the 2021 NBA Draft, but he may have...
COLUMBUS — Ohio State is still waiting on NBA decisions from E.J. Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. Each declared for the draft earlier this spring, choosing not to hire agents to retain the ability to return to the Buckeyes if they opt out of draft waters. But neither have removed their names from the draft, leaving Ohio State in a precarious position.
Ohio State is playing the waiting game when it comes to two of the team's top players. Junior forward EJ Liddell and senior shooting guard Duane Washington both declared for the 2021 NBA Draft following last season. Both players have the option to return to the Buckeyes after getting evaluated by NBA teams.
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Hello, does anybody know how to tattoo a video onto my chest?. This one would also be fine. Song of the Day: Vitiate. HERE COMES THE BOOM. The dead period has been dead for a whole week and we haven't had a single commitment yet, but the current commits seem rather convinced that a #BOOM (or perhaps even plural #BOOMs) are imminent.
Just nine days apart, on March 31st and April 9th respectively, Ohio State’s two leading scorers from the 2020-21 season both announced they were entering the NBA Draft. No need to hit the panic button yet, as Liddell and Washington are both choosing to go through the pre-draft process without hiring an agent. Players who choose this route maintain their eligibility, and have until July 7 to withdrawal.
COLUMBUS — Ohio State is just going to have to wait this out. Both E.J. Liddell and Duane Washington Jr. chose to enter the NBA Draft without an agent earlier this spring, testing the waters while maintaining their college eligibility. Typically teams hold workouts, giving evaluations backs to prospects so they can decide their next steps.
The Ohio State basketball player is checking out what his value might be in the NBA but is also retaining his eligibility to come back to Columbus. Duane Washington was the Ohio State basketball team’s best player down the stretch of the season. His ability to create shots off the dribble was desperately needed, and he was the only player who could really do that on a consistent basis.
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Three days removed from a first-round NCAA Tournament loss to Oral Roberts, Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann hosted his final weekly radio of the season. Holtmann joined the show late due to a meeting, according to hosts Paul Keels and Ron Stokes. Once he joined, here’s a recap of the highlights.
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The question was posed to Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann during his lone press conference leading into the NCAA Tournament. It was Tuesday morning, and No. 2 seed Ohio State had just come up short against Illinois in the Big Ten tournament title game two days prior. The Buckeyes were recovering from the grind that had been four games in four days and were just beginning their preparations for Friday’s first-round game against No. 15 seed Oral Roberts at Purdue’s Mackey Arena.
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Duane Washington felt at home in his last four games. The Ohio State junior guard made history in the Big Ten Tournament, scoring a record number of points in the Buckeyes’ four games and leading his team to the championship game. For his efforts, he was named to the all-tournament team.
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The Big Ten men's basketball tournament didn't end the way Ohio State wanted, but it was an impressive run by the Buckeyes. The Scarlet and Gray won three games in four days, making it to the conference's championship game before falling to Illinois on Sunday afternoon in a thrilling overtime loss that saw Ohio State battle back from down 17 points to force the extra period.
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INDIANAPOLIS – He wasn’t there, but Ohio State did a lot of Kyle Young-like things in Saturday’s Big Ten semifinal win against Michigan. Friday, the Buckeye senior took an elbow to the head, came out of the game four possessions later and did not return. Saturday morning, he was officially ruled out with his second concussion in three weeks, and his timetable for a return to the court is uncertain.
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INDIANAPOLIS – Pure emotion and Duane Washington Jr. are inseparable. Six days ago, the Ohio State junior was inconsolable after the Buckeyes took an ugly loss on senior day. The particulars have been well-discussed in the interim, but Washington’s culpability – five of the final 10 missed shots as Illinois closed on a 9-0 run – left him red-eyed and gutted about not sending CJ Walker and Kyle Young out with a win.
INDIANAPOLIS – Dead and seemingly buried, Ohio State rose up yet again. A double-digit lead had dissipated against a Purdue team that had twice beaten the Buckeyes already this season, and when the Boilermakers took Ohio State into overtime, their comeback victory seemed all but assured. Until Seth Towns happened....