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GameThread: The Buckeyes Would Rather Be Playing Football

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The saga continues.

"Whaddya think Urban is doing right now?" asks the Ohio State fan while forcing himself to watch basketball
"Whaddya think Urban is doing right now?" asks the Ohio State fan while forcing himself to watch basketball
Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

#11 Illinois 13-2 (0-1) vs #8 Ohio State 11-2 (1-0)

Time: 1:15pm Central
TV: Big Ten Network
Line: Ohio State - 3 ½
Over/Under: 143

Preview: Can Brandon Paul Do It Again?

Ohio State is good at basketball and it has been good at basketball for a while now. Which, strangely enough, has always made me feel sort of bad for Ohio State fans. You see, Ohio State fans are insane. Every single one of them.

Even when their Buckeyes are going to the Final Four, the only thought going through their mind is "I'd rather be watching football." Don't believe me? Go look at the front page of Land Grant Holy Land right now. Ohio State has a top ten basketball team that is facing another top 15 team this afternoon and of the ten most recent stories on the site, two are about basketball. The other eight are about football recruiting.

It's a disease that cannot be cured. No matter how good Ohio State is in basketball the fans will only be faking it because they're more concerned about the spring game in April than they are the Final Four.

It's sad.

But it's also Ohio State. So fuck em. Let's go beat them anyway, whether they care or not.