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Buckeyes Hoping For Balance From Lauderdale

Lauderdale is feared on defense.

Ohio State senior center Dallas Lauderdale has shown flashes of being a dominant player during his career but has not been able to put it together for an entire season. With an ESPN the Magazine superlative in his pocket, Lauderdale said he is aiming to have a complete senior season.

Dallas Lauderdale is out to show that he is a changed man this season. To prove that point, the senior post player stopped a recent Ohio State practice dead in his tracks with something he did during a drill. He hit a mid-range jump shot for the first time in his Buckeye career, and it came at the expense of classmate Jon Diebler. "Dallas made his first baseline jumper in practice in four years... Recommended Stories

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