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Matta Stands By Ross Despite Struggles

After opening with a double-double in the season opener against Morgan State, junior forward LaQuinton Ross has managed just seven points combined in the last three games. Despite the struggles, which include a 2-for-20 shooting performance, Thad Matta said he expects Ross to remain in the starting lineup for Friday's game against North Florida.

Although it owns an impressive win and a spotless record, very little has come easy to the No. 7 Ohio State men's basketball team five games into the 2013-14 season. The Buckeyes dispatched Wyoming by a somewhat flattering 65-50 scoreline at Value City Arena on Monday night, but – much like their other victories this season – there were some bumps along the way. The Cowboys hung around, trailing... Recommended Stories