Ohio State may have lost its leading scorer in Deshaun Thomas, but the talent is still in place to make a run at the national title. However, there are some questions that if not answered could also result in a second round exit.
The truth is probably somewhere in between, but for the Final Four and a Big Ten championship to be in play, the Buckeyes will need excellent play from a handful of contributors. Some individual awards may be in store (Aaron Craft Defensive Player of the Year?) on the national level if that happens.
Regardless of whether there is any national or conference-level recognition, let’s hold an awards banquet of our own. Read on to see predictions for Ohio State’s 2013-14 team awards.