By all accounts, even though it was just a couple of exhibitions, the Ohio State basketball team and all those new faces had a very productive and positive experience in the Bahamas.
After turning back the Egyptian national team by four points on Saturday, the Buckeyes came back and took care of business again, this time against the Puerto Rican national squad 75-68. It wasn’t all chocolates and roses, but there are a lot of positives that can be taken from a competitive environment used as a bit of a developing tool.
And while there wasn’t a ton of media on hand to witness OSU’s work in paradise, the Columbus Dispatch’s Adam Jardy was there to provide as much context via social media as he could.
So that you can get an idea of how things went at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, we’re sharing Jardy’s posts with you.
About ready to get things going
A good look at warm ups
Puerto Rico starting off on fire from beyond the arc
Buckeyes behind after the first quarter
Okpara is a project, but he could fill an important role for this team
You have to love Zed Key’s emotion
Ohio State starts to take control
Bucks up at halftime
Gearing up for the second half
Zed Key showing off his ability on the offensive end and raising the roof
Ohio State heads to the 4th quarter with the lead looking to finish the deal
I mean it’s a badge of honor right?
Defense will be key in stretches like these
Of course it wasn’t going to be easy
This felt like the nail in the coffin
And, that’s a wrap!
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