Northwestern Wildcats head coach Chris Collins (L) talks to Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Thad Matta (R) prior to their game at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Thad Matta (C) huddles with his team during a timeout against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes forward Marc Loving (2) shoots the ball as Northwestern Wildcats guard Tre Demps (14) and  guard Sanjay Lumpkin (34) defend during the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes forward Marc Loving (2) shoots the ball as Northwestern Wildcats guard Tre Demps (14) defends during the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes center Trevor Thompson (32) dunks the ball against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes center Trevor Thompson (32) dunks the ball against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Northwestern Wildcats forward Aaron Falzon (35) is defended by Ohio State Buckeyes guard JaQuan Lyle (13) during the second half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes guard Kam Williams (15) reacts after making a three-point basket during the second half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes forward Keita Bates-Diop (33) and Northwestern Wildcats center Dererk Pardon (5) go for the ball during the second half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes guard Kam Williams (15) looks to pass around Northwestern Wildcats guard Bryant McIntosh (30) during the second half at Welsh-Ryan Arena. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports