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Big 'Z' Waiting In The Wings

Big 'Z' Waiting In The Wings

Ohio State head coach Thad Matta likes his fair share of 7-footers, but the addition of his latest big man did not draw national headlines. Find out how Zisis Sarikopoulos is adapting to practice life in the Big Ten and what he might add to the picture down the road for the Buckeyes.

In a world where most recruiting news is outdated when it is formally announced, Zisis Sarikopoulos is an exception. When the 7-0, 265-pound center was announced in July as the latest member of the Ohio State men's basketball team, few Buckeye fans – if any – had heard of the native of Athens, Greece, who had spent the previous season suiting up at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. In...

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