Feb. 10, 2018
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No. 14 Ohio State 82 (22-5, 13-1 B1G), Iowa 64 (12-15, 3-11 B1G)
Feb. 10, 2018
Value City Arena – Columbus, Ohio
- The game marked the 152nd meeting between Ohio State and Iowa.
- Today’s game was an official sellout (18,809). The previous sellout at Value City Arena was four years ago, Mar. 9, 2014 against Michigan State. The Buckeyes won 69-67.
- The Buckeyes have won 14 of their last 19 games against Iowa.
- The Buckeyes hold a 48-27 record against the Hawkeyes in Columbus.
- Ohio State has won nine of the last 11 games vs. Iowa held in Columbus.
- The Buckeyes lead the all-time series against the Hawkeyes 77-75.
- The Buckeyes are now 2-0 against the Hawkeyes this year, the other matchup was a 92-81 victory Jan. 4 in Iowa City.
- Ohio State has now won 15 games by at least 10 points on the year.
- Ohio State’s starters outscored Iowa’s starters 60-36 in the contest.
- The Buckeyes are now 19-2 on the season when leading at the half.
- Ohio State is 17-2 when outrebounding the opponent. They outrebounded Iowa 33-29.
- Ohio State is 11-1 when shooting greater than 50 percent from the field.
- The Buckeyes are 21-1 when shooting better from the field than their opponent.
- The Buckeyes had five players score in double figures.
- Ohio state is 18-2 this season when scoring 70 or more points.
- The Buckeyes are 22-4 on the season when turning the ball over 15 or fewer times.
- The game marked the third time Chris Holtmann has faced Iowa in his career. Holtmann holds a 2-1 record in these contests.
- Holtmann has the most wins in Ohio State history (22) in his first season as coach of the Buckeyes. Thad Matta won 20 (20-12) games in 2005 and Gary Williams won 20 (20-13) in his first season in Columbus in 1987.
- Keita Bates-Diop recorded 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists and a steal for the Buckeyes.
- Bates-Diop made three 3-pointers, putting him at 50 on the season.
- Bates-Diop’s eight defensive rebounds put him at over 200 on the season.
- Bates-Diop’s 14 points bring his career total to 1,138 and move him past Richard Schnittker to claim the 41st spot on the list of all-time Ohio State leading scorers. Bates-Diop now trails No. 40 Jamaal Brown (1,139) by one point.
- Jae’Sean Tate scored 11 points, while adding four rebounds, four assists and a steal
- Tate now has 1,436 career points, tying him with Paul Ebert for 23rd on Ohio State’s all-time scoring list.
- Tate’s four rebounds move him closer to Jared Sullinger on the career rebound leaders list. His 716 career rebounds are one away from passing No. 11 Sullinger with 717.
- C.J. Jackson had scored 14 points in the game while hitting three 3-pointers.
- Jackson’s three 3-pointers give him 50 3-pointers on the season.
- Jackson recorded 26 minutes for the game, putting him at over 800 for the season.
- Kaleb Wesson led all scorers in the contest with18 points, one away from his career high. He also added seven rebounds including five offensive boards.
- Wesson shot 8-11 from the free throw line setting career highs for free throw attempts and made free throws.