Ohio State podcast: Keita Bates-Diop talks like someone who hasn’t made a decision

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Get insight and reaction to Ohio State football and basketball on the Inside the Shoe podcast, brought to you by Land of 10. In the latest edition, Austin Ward is back from Boise, Idaho, and he joins Kyle Lamb to recount his experience covering the Buckeyes last weekend in the NCAA Tournament.

With the Buckeyes’ season over after a 90-84 loss to Gonzaga in the second round, we reflect on Ohio State’s season, look to the future and also examine the words of Keita Bates-Diop from Saturday night about his possible thought process for making a decision to turn pro.

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Topics discussed on Inside the Shoe Monday include:

  • The 90-84 loss by Ohio State to Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament second round on Saturday in Boise and how it was a valiant effort even in defeat for the Buckeyes.
  • Why it was a fitting way to go out, disappointing as it may be for fans to see the season end.
  • The future of Ohio State basketball and how better days are ahead for the Buckeyes.
  • An attempt to analyze comments made by fourth-year junior Keita Bates-Diop after the loss on Saturday about his decision whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to Ohio State for a final year of eligibility. Bates-Diop said despite the assumption he would leave, he has not made a decision about his future.

On the podcast Wednesday, Ryan Ginn will join Kyle to talk basketball and also spring football. Later this week, Ryan Donnelly will provide a recruiting update and also comment on the latest commitment to the football program, this one from 4-star running back Sampson James.

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