News

Ross leaves OSU for the pros

Ross leaves OSU for the pros

/Image courtesy The Ohio State University Dept. of Athletics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State’s leading scorer and rebounder, is giving up his senior season to pursue a pro career.

Ross, a 6-foot-8 junior from Jackson, Miss., averaged 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds a game while leading the Buckeyes to a 25-10 record last season that ended with a second-round, 60-59 loss to Dayton in the NCAA tournament.

He scored at least 15 points in 18 of the last 26 regular-season games and hit double figures in 17 of his final 19 games overall.

Ross becomes the second Buckeyes player in a week to leave the program early. Substitute guard Amedeo Della Valle announced late last week he was withdrawing from Ohio State after his sophomore season to play pro ball in Europe.

Featured Events

  • No events
  • News

    in Entertainment

    Today’s celebrity birthdays

    Fresh
    honeybooboo

    Reality TV star Alana Thompson, also known as "Honey Boo Boo," turns nine today.

    in Entertainment

    Uncle Jesse spearheading ‘Full House’ reboot

    fullhouse

    John Stamos wants to bring the hit sitcom back to TV.

    in Lifestyle

    Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

    tomatina

    The streets are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle.