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Does Ohio State play in the best division in college football?

Big Ten East vs. SEC West — who’s better? Plus, Ohio State basketball returns to St. John Arena

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Which division is better: Big Ten East or SEC West?

Does Ohio State play in the toughest division in college football? The answer is …we’ll see, says Land of 10’s Ryan Ginn. The Big Ten East and the SEC West are in a category by themselves when it comes to conference divisions in college football. The Buckeyes’ division — which has produced the last five Big Ten champions — is likely to start the season with four teams in the top 15 of the AP Top 25. But the SEC West is probably tougher top to bottom, Ginn writes. There’s a good chance both teams will send a team to the College Football Playoff, so perhaps this debate will be settled on the field.

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Ohio State basketball is returning to St. John Arena

Longtime fans of Ohio State basketball can rejoice. The Buckeyes are returning to St. John Arena next season, the program announced Tuesday. Ohio State will play Cleveland State at its former home Nov. 23 (Black Friday). The announcement came as the Buckeyes unveiled their entire 2018-19 nonconference schedule. The slate features matchups against Cincinnati, UCLA and Syracuse and can be found in full here.

Visitor list for Ohio State’s Friday Night Lights camp

One of Ohio State’s biggest recruiting events of the year is this weekend. The Buckeyes will host their annual Friday Night Lights camp this Friday night. Eleven Warriors’ Andrew Lind put together a list of recruits expected to attend.

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