If a college basketball season that resulted in a conference tournament title and a trip to the Elite Eight could ever be considered disappointing, Ohio State Buckeyes’ 2012-13 campaign was.
That’s not to say the accomplishments weren’t impressive, just that falling one victory over mid-major Wichita State away from the Final Four is difficult to swallow from the Buckeyes perspective.
If the Scarlet and Gray hope to atone for that loss and make it back to the Final Four this year, there are a few things that will make or break the season. Assuming good health, this team will absolutely play lockdown defense and win plenty of games because of it, but there are some question marks that have to be answered.
Read on to find out what they are.