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Evan Turner Jersey Retirement Brings Long-Contentious Relationship With Mark Titus Full Circle

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Mark Titus (left) says their feud turned physical at least once.

In 2010, Evan Turner and Mark Titus were at opposite ends of the Ohio State basketball team, and their relationship showed it. 

Turner was on his way to becoming the national player of the year and a top pick in the NBA Draft. Titus was buried at the end of the bench and rarely played, but his blog and writing career were taking off.

Turner’s number was retired by OSU this week, and it marked a high point to a long-contentious relationship between the two.

For WOSU's sports show After the Score, Titus sat down with Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley.

Click the play button below to hear their conversation

 You can hear more from Titus, and other local sports coverage and analysis on After the Score Friday nights at 6:30 on 89.7 NPR News. You can also find the show on itunes and on our mobile app.