Women’s Basketball: Season Preview

Written November 8th, 2012 by Charles

After finishing as the Big Ten's top scorer last year, Tayler Hill looks to lead Ohio State back to the top of the conference.

This season The Buckeye Battle Cry and Our Honor Defend will once again be teaming up to bring you coverage of Ohio State women’s basketball.  The season gets underway this Friday when OSU takes on Notre Dame in the first ever women’s basketball Carrier Classic game.  The Buckeyes are coming off of a 25-7 season that got off to the best start in program history, winning their first 15 games, but fizzled down the stretch, ending in a disappointing first round loss in the NCAA tournament and a 16th place ranking in the polls.  This season OSU opens at 19th in the rankings but despite that show of confidence by voters, many questions remain about the team.

When a team loses only one player to graduation, you would think that there would be many questions to concern yourself with, after all, almost everyone is back.  However, when that player is Samantha Prahalis things aren’t so simple and the major question for your team is obvious, how will the Buckeyes replace the production and leadership of the 2012 Big Ten Player of the Year?

Check out the full season preview for a breakdown of the team by position and a guide to what you should expect to see on the court this year.


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