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Dec. 17, 2016

POSTGAME NOTES
No. 2 UCLA 86 (12-0 0-0 PAC 12), Ohio State 73 (8-3, 0-0 B1G)
Dec. 17, 2016
T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, Nev.                           

NEXT GAME

  • The Buckeyes’ next game will be at home against Youngstown State Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.

GAME/SERIES

  • This marks the third time Ohio State participated in the CBS Sports Classic.
  • The Buckeyes are 1-2 in their three appearances.
  • Ohio State is now 4-6 all-time against UCLA.

TEAM

  • The Buckeyes scored 18 points off 15 Bruin turnovers.
  • This was the first game of the season which the Buckeyes were trailing with five minutes left to play.
  • Ohio State has held all 11 opponents to under 50% shooting this season.

Thad Matta

  • With Matta at the helm, Ohio State is 78-16 (.830) in the Month of December.

Keita Bates-Diop

  • Bates-Diop put up 13 points, three rebounds and two assists off the bench for the Buckeyes.
  • This is his third double digit scoring effort of the season.

Marc Loving

  • Loving racked up 19 points, three assists, six rebounds and a steal in the contest.

Jae’Sean Tate

  • Tate tallied 15 points, two rebounds, one assist, a block and a steal in the contest.
  • He has now scored in double figures in 10 of 11 games this season.