COLUMBUS, Ohio – Indiana will be trying to rebound from its 74-72 loss at Illinois at a campus that has not been kind to the Hoosiers.
No. 1 Indiana (20-3, 8-2 Big Ten) tips off against No. 10 Ohio State (17-5, 7-3) in Value City Arena in about 30 minutes.
The Hoosiers have not won at Ohio State since Feb. 2, 2008, and the have lost four straight in Columbus.
The Buckeyes have won seven of the last eight meetings with the Hoosiers, and Ohio State has won six of the last seven home games it has had with IU.
Ohio State is led by former Bishop Luers standout Deshaun Thomas, who is averaging 19.9 points.
Indiana is led by forward Cody Zeller, who is averaging 16.2 points.
Today’s game will also feature two of the Big Ten’s best defenders in the Hoosiers’ Victor Oladipo and the Buckeyes Aaron Craft. To read about them click here.
Prediction: Ohio State’s domination of IU continues on the Buckeyes’ home court. OSU 72, IU 67