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Nick Bosa has high hopes for the Buckeyes' 2018 defensive line.

Ohio State: Nick Bosa thinks defensive line can be even better in 2018; Buckeyes basketball falls at Michigan

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Nick Bosa thinks Ohio State’s defensive line can take ‘step up’ from 2017

If opposing teams didn’t like going against Ohio State’s front four in 2017, Nick Bosa has some bad news for them. The Buckeyes’ star defensive end said he thinks Ohio State’s defensive line “could be a step up” in 2018. The unit loses Sam Hubbard, Tyquan Lewis and Jalyn Holmes, but Land of 10’s Ryan Ginn outlines why Bosa has so much confidence in the group heading into this season.

“I think it could be a step up from last year,” Bosa said. “They set the bar for us, and we’re going to enhance it. There’s just so much talent on this D-line right now. Even though we’re young, it’s some of the best talent I’ve ever seen. It’s going to be really good once we get the chemistry together.”

Ohio State basketball falls at Michigan

Ohio State has lost two games in a row for the first time since late November. The No. 8 Buckeyes fell at No. 22 Michigan 74-62 Sunday afternoon. Chris Holtmann’s squad also lost Thursday night at Penn State and is now 13-3 in the Big Ten, a game behind first-place Michigan State.

Ohio State committed 14 turnovers in the loss. The Buckeyes got 20 points from Jae’Sean Tate and another 17 from Keita Bates-Diop, who was 5 of 17 from the floor. The Buckeyes are back in action on Tuesday night against Rutgers in their final home game of the season. Michigan State must lose to either Illinois or Wisconsin this week for Ohio State to have a chance at a conference title.

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Women’s basketball beats Purdue

The Ohio State women’s basketball team picked up a 73-60 win over Purdue on Sunday. The Buckeyes, who improved to 22-6 overall and 11-3 in the Big Ten, got 26 points from Kelsey Mitchell. Here’s a full box score. No. 16 Ohio State has two regular season games remaining: vs. Northwestern on Wednesday and at Penn State on Sunday.

Kendall Sheffield sets school record in 60-meter dash

It didn’t take Kendall Sheffield to make his mark on the track. The Ohio State cornerback joined the Buckeyes’ track and field team this spring as a sprinter, and he set a program record in one of his first races. Sheffield ran a 6.63 in the 60-meter on Friday.

In other “Ohio State football players making incredibly difficult athletic feats look easy” news, the Buckeyes posted a video of linebacker Malik Harrison showcasing his dunking skills last weekend.

Yeah, Urban Meyer’s roster is filled with some serious athletes.

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