April 27, 2017

Buckeyes Look to Defend Big Ten Tournament Title

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April 27, 2017

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Ohio State at The Big Ten Tournament

Date:

April 28-30, 2017

Venue:

Schwartz Tennis Center │ West Lafayette, Ind.

Tournament Website:

Tournament Central

Live Video:

Indoor Only

Online Coverage:

Live Scoring | Tournament Bracket

ITA Rankings:

Team | Singles | Doubles


Setting The Scene

  • Ohio State is looking to defend its Big Ten Tournament title this weekend in West Lafayette, Ind.
  • The Buckeyes are the No. 1 seed and will play the winner of the match between Minnesota and Indiana on Friday morning at 9 a.m.
  • Ohio State has won 11 Big Ten Tournament titles including nine of the last 11.

 

BUCKEYES IN A NUTSHELL

  • Won the Big Ten regular season title for the 12th-straight season and the 15th time overall
  • Only seventh program in any sport to win 12 or more straight Big Ten titles
  • This was the 11th outright regular season title in the last 12 years
  • 26-3 on the season and a perfect 16-0 at home
  • Ranked in the top-3 all season
  • Only school with two players in the top-10 of the singles rankings
  • Have won 75-straight home matches against Big Ten opponents dating back to 2004
  • All three losses came on the road, two were 4-3 decisions and were against the No. 1, No. 8 and No. 11 teams in the country.
  • Has 13 wins over top-31 ranked teams this season
  • Has eight wins over teams ranked in the top-20
  • Have surrendered just 26 points in 29 matches this season
  • Has lost just one Big Ten match in the last 12 years

 

Ohio State at the Big Ten Tournament

  • Won 11 Big Ten Tournament titles
  • Have won nine of the last 11 Big Ten Tournament titles
  • Won the Big Ten Tournament the last time is was hosted by Purdue in 2007