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Diebler Now Receiving Flex Credit

The fact that Jon Diebler struggled from the field as a freshman has been well-documented, but that was not his only battle that season. Now a junior, Diebler has grown into a capable defender -- a far cry from the physical condition he found himself in upon his arrival at Ohio State.

ST. LOUIS – It was during a summer scrimmage that Dave Richardson received a reminder of how far Jon Diebler has come. Heading into his junior season, the Ohio State guard was playing in an open gym when the team's associate strength and conditioning coach saw a member of the team's present suddenly matched up with one of the more notable names of the past. "I watched a pickup game one day...

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