Ohio State 67 (12-7, 2-4 B1G), Nebraska 66 (9-9, 3-3 B1G),
Jan. 18, 2017
Pinnacle Bank Arena – Lincoln, Neb.
• Ohio State leads the all-time series with Nebraska, 14-3. Thad Matta teams are 10-1 in the series.
• Nebraska shot 41.7 percent on the night, the 18th opponent this season to shoot less than 50 percent against the Buckeyes.
• This was the first one point victory for the Buckeyes on the road since Feb. 1, 2014 when they defeated Wisconsin 59-58.
• The Buckeyes are now 1-1 in games decided by one point this season.
• The last time Ohio State overcame a deficit of 10 or more points in a game was vs. Penn State (35-25/4:18 of 1st half) March 10, 2016. Ohio State won that game 79-75. Nebraska led by 12 in the first half.
• Ohio State is 73-2 when collecting at least 43 rebounds in a game during the Matta era. The Buckeyes grabbed 45 boards at Nebraska.
• While at Ohio State, Thad Matta teams are 8-3 in games decided by one point. He is 3-0 on the road in 1-point games.
• The Huskers are the 11th team this season which the Buckeyes have held under 70 points on the season.
• The Buckeyes are 10-1 in games in which their opponent score less than 70 points this season.
• This was the second time this season Ohio State has won after trailing at the half.
• Four Buckeyes scored in double figures on the night.
• Thad Matta has 145 career regular-season wins in Big Ten Conference play, good for the No. 13 spot all-time in Big Ten history.
• With Matta at the helm, Ohio State has an overall record of 168-79 against Big Ten members.
• Matta owns a career record of 332-115, 172-82 against Big Ten Conference teams.
• Matta coached teams are now 211-29 in games in which his teams’ outrebound their opponent.
• Marc Loving led the Buckeyes in scoring on the night dropping 15 points and grabbing 11 boards.
• Loving hit the game winner with less than one second to play on a layup from a C.J. Jackson pass. Jackson assisted on an inbounds bounce pass from the left corner.
• This was his second double-double of the season and the eighth of his career.• JaQuan Lyle put up 13 points, three assists and five rebounds in the contest.
• Lyle has now scored in double figures in 13 games this season.
• Trevor Thompson tallied 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds on the night.
• Thompson has scored in double figures in five consecutive games.
• Jae’Sean Tate recorded 13 points and five rebounds in the game.
• Tate has now scored in double-digits in 17 of 19 games this season.