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Jan. 31, 2017

POSTGAME NOTES
Maryland 77 (20-2, 8-1 B1G), Ohio State 71 (13-10, 3-7 B1G)
Jan. 31, 2017
Value City Arena – Columbus, Ohio
Attendance: 12,887
 
NEXT GAME
– The Buckeyes head to Ann Arbor to take on the Wolverines Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.
 
GAME/SERIES
– The all-time series with Maryland is tied 5-5.
– The Buckeyes are 3-2 against the Terrapins in Columbus.
– Ohio State is 3-3 versus ranked Maryland teams.
 
TEAM
– Maryland shot 49.1 percent from the field in the contest.
– Ohio State has held 21 of its 23 opponents to under 50 percent shooting from the field this season.
– The Buckeyes shot 41.2 percent from long range for the night.
– Ohio State scored 18 points off 10 Maryland turnovers.
– The Buckeyes are now 10-7 in games in which they score 70 or more points.
 
THAD MATTA
– Thad Matta is 3-3 versus Maryland in his tenure at Ohio State.
– Matta is 169-82 against Big Ten opponents while coaching the Buckeyes.
– Ohio State is now 63-46 against Big Ten teams when the game is decided by 10 or less points under Matta.
– The Buckeyes are 50-25 when opponents make 10 or more 3-pointers in the Matta era.
 
Jae’Sean Tate
Jae’Sean Tate led the Buckeyes in scoring with 20 points, adding four rebounds, four assists, a block and two steals in the contest.
– Tate started the game off hot scoring 13 points on 5-for-7 shooting in the first half.
– Tate has now scored in double figures nine consecutive games and 21 of 23 games for the season.
 
Marc Loving
Marc Loving put up 18 points while adding five rebounds and three assists on the night.
– Loving has now scored in double figures in four of the last six contests.
 
JaQuan Lyle
JaQuan Lyle led the Buckeyes in assists with six while adding nine points and a steal on the night.
– Lyle has recorded six assists in four Big Ten contests this season.
 
TREVOR THOMPSON
– Thompson recorded nine points, nine rebounds and two steals off the bench for the Buckeyes.