November 24, 2019

Big Test for Buckeyes with No. 4 UConn on Sunday

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State will face its biggest challenge of the young season on Sunday when it welcomes No. 4 UConn to Value City Arena. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN. Tickets are still available and fans going to Saturday’s football game can bring their ticket Sunday and receive a women’s basketball ticket for just $2.

Ohio State vs. UConn
Date:November 24, 2019
Time:3:00 p.m.
Venue: Value City Arena -- Columbus, Ohio
Tickets: Purchase
Watch:ESPN
Listen:TuneIn
Live Stats:Statbroadcast
Game Notes:Ohio State | UConn | Big Ten
Promotions:- $2 ticket when you show your Penn State football ticket stub
- Pregame Hoops Hour
- K-9 Crew Halftime Performance
- Faculty & Staff Appreciation Ticket Promo
- Post-Game Clinic
- Post-Game Layups
  • This will be just the second meeting between the two teams in Columbus. Overall, UConn has won all five of the previous games in the series.
  • The Huskies have opened the season with four consecutive wins and are coming off an 83-44 victory over Virginia last Tuesday. Right after this game, UConn heads across I-70 to take on Dayton on Tuesday night.
  • Ohio State got back on the winning track last Thursday with its second road win of the season, defeating Kent State 75-65.
  • Janai Crooms has her second career-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against the Golden Flashes. Crooms is averaging 8.3 points and 6.3 assists in the first four games and has a 2.1-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio.
  • Sophomore forward Dorka Juhasz, who missed the Kent State game with a right leg injury, is leading the team at 12.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game.
  • Transfer guard Braxtin Miller has been the steadiest Buckeye through the first four games, averaging 11.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game.
  • Freshman Rebeka Mikulasikova didn’t miss a shot from the floor in the win at Kent State, finishing with a season-high 14 points.
  • Buckeye head coach Kevin McGuff is in his seventh season at Ohio State and his 18th overall as a head coach. He is just five wins shy of 400 for his career.

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