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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
|Venue: ||Value City Arena -- Columbus, Ohio
|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.