Game preview: Indiana at Ohio State

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Indiana at Ohio State

1 P.M. TODAY

• Where: Value City Arena

• TV: CBS (Channel 10)

• Radio: WBNS FM/AM (97.1/1460)

• Records: Ohio State 17-5, 7-3 Big Ten; Indiana 20-3, 8-2

• Matchup to watch: Victor Oladipo revs Indiana’s engine. Sam Thompson and Lenzelle Smith Jr. need to limit Oladipo’s impact on defense, in transition and on the offensive boards.

• Notable: Ohio State has played 121 consecutive games without back-to-back losses, the longest current streak in the nation. … Ohio State is 2-1 at home vs. No. 1 teams in coach Thad Matta’s nine seasons, beating Illinois in 2005 and Wisconsin in 2007 and losing to North Carolina in 2007. … Matta’s OSU teams are 6-1 at home against the Hoosiers. Indiana coach Tom Crean is 0-4 in Value City Arena. … Indiana and Ohio State rank second and fourth, respectively, in the Big Ten in field-goal percentage, and first and second in field-goal percentage defense.

• Next: Northwestern, 7 p.m. Thursday, Value City Arena

— Bob Baptist

 

Rosters  
Ohio State  
NO PLAYER Pos. Ht. Yr. Pts.
1 Deshaun Thomas* F 6-7 Jr. 19.9
3 Shannon Scott G 6-1 So. 5.0
4 Aaron Craft* G 6-2 Jr. 9.3
10 LaQuinton Ross G 6-8 So. 8.0
12 Sam Thompson* G 6-7 So. 6.9
14 Alex Rogers G 6-2 Jr. 0.3
23 Amir Williams* C 6-10 So. 4.5
30 Evan Ravenel F/C 6-8 Sr. 5.7
32 Lenzelle Smith Jr.* G 6-4 Jr. 10.5
33 Amedeo Della Valle G 6-5 Fr. 2.7
34 Jake Lorbach G 6-7 So. 1.0
55 Trey McDonald F/C 6-8 So. 1.3
Indiana  
NO PLAYER Pos. Ht. Yr. Pts.
0 Will Sheehey G 6-7 Jr. 10.0
1 Jordan Hulls* G 6-0 Sr. 11.1
2 Christian Watford* F 6-9 Sr. 12.9
4 Victor Oladipo* G 6-5 Jr. 13.8
11 Yogi Ferrell* G 6-0 Fr. 7.7
12 H. Mosquera-Perea F 6-8 Fr. 1.1
15 Raphael Smith G 6-3 So. 0.4
20 Taylor Wayer G 5-11 Jr. 0.0
22 Maurice Creek G 6-5 Jr. 2.2
23 Remy Abell G 6-4 So. 4.9
24 Jeff Howard F 6-8 Jr. 0.4
32 Derek Elston F 6-9 Sr. 1.1
33 Jeremy Hollowell F 6-8 Fr. 4.0
40 Cody Zeller* C 7-0 So. 16.2
42 Peter Jurkin C 7-0 Fr. 0.0
* - projected starter  

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