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Hill Embracing Expanded Role

Hill played well against Iowa.

When the 2008-09 season began, junior guard P.J. Hill looked destined for a spot at the end of Ohio State head coach Thad Matta's bench. Now, with Anthony Crater out of the picture, Hill shined in his first extended playing time of the season and is hoping to be a bigger contributor for the Buckeyes the rest of the way.

When his name was called, P.J. Hill was ready. The junior point guard in his second season playing for Ohio State had seen limited action during the 2007-08 season and hoped to see an increase in playing time this season. But with the arrival of fellow junior college transfer Jeremie Simmons and freshman Anthony Crater, the writing was on the wall that Hill would be relegated to mop-up duty at...

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