There isn’t much going on in the college basketball world right now. This year’s recruiting classes are all signed, the NBA Draft has passed and memories of last season continue to fade with each passing day.
So how should hoops fans pass the time during the muggy dog days of summer? Why, look ahead to next year of course (I guess summer barbeques, vacations and spending time with family and friends are also acceptable alternatives).
Many teams are yet to finalize their 2012-13 schedules, but news of enticing nonconference games seems to trickle out every day.
Ohio State fans have plenty to look forward to on the scheduling front as well. One of the benefits of playing in the best conference in the country is the guarantee that there will be plenty of marquee matchups awaiting the squad and fans come January and February.
But when picking the top games for Buckeye fans to look forward to next season, it is a mix of early season clashes and traditional conference battles that stand out. With that in mind, here are the top five games Ohio State fans should look forward to next basketball season.