COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2019-20 Ohio State women’s basketball schedule has been finalized as the Big Ten announced the conference schedules on Friday afternoon.
The Buckeyes will play nine conference home games and nine road games beginning in Value City Arena vs. Purdue on Dec. 28 and wrapping up at Purdue on Feb. 29. In between will be a pair of games against defending Big Ten champion Maryland and a home matchup with Michigan on Jan. 9.
Ohio State will also host Urbana in an exhibition game on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Value City Arena.
Season tickets are on-sale now by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS (Select Option 2) or by logging on to ohiostatebuckeyes.com/tickets. Mini plans and group tickets go on-sale on Sept. 12 and single game tickets will be available beginning Sept. 26.
For more ticket information, please visit the Ohio State Women’s Basketball Ticket Page
Complete 2019-20 Schedule
Nov. 10 vs. Valparaiso – the game will be played at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio as part of the Ohio Hall of Fame Challenge.
Nov. 13 at Cincinnati – The Buckeyes are 20-4 all-time vs. their in-state rival
Nov. 17 vs. Ohio – home opener vs. the Bobcats. Ohio State is 21-0 vs. Ohio but this will be the first meeting since 2004
Nov. 21 at Kent State – first game between the two Ohio schools since 1981
Nov. 24 vs. UConn – the Buckeyes will be looking for their first win against the Huskies
Nov. 29-30 vs. South Dakota and Northern Iowa – both games are part of the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas, Nev., where the Buckeyes won both games back in 2015.
Dec. 5 vs. Louisville – part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Both of the previous two meetings between the teams have come down to the wire.
Dec. 8 vs. Radford – first meeting between the two teams
Dec. 15 at Stanford – the Buckeyes are 3-1 all-time vs. the Cardinal but this will be the first meeting in Palo Alto.
Dec. 17 at Sacramento State – last year’s trip out west was cancelled due to the wildfires in Northern California and reschedule for this December
Dec. 28 vs. Purdue – OSU has won 11 consecutive meetings with the Boilermakers in Columbus
Dec. 31 at Minnesota – Ohio State has won five in a row in the series including the last two in Minneapolis
Jan. 6 at Maryland – the series has been back-and-forth between the Buckeyes and Terrapins as Maryland holds just a slim 8-6 lead
Jan. 9 vs. Michigan – each of the last eight games in the series have been decided by nine points or less including a pair of overtime games
Jan. 12 vs. Penn State – the Buckeyes have won nine consecutive vs. the Lady Lions
Jan. 16 at Michigan State – OSU swept the season series with the Spartans a year ago
Jan. 19 vs. Illinois – the Buckeyes have won the last five games in the series by an average of more than 20 points
Jan. 23 at Iowa – OSU holds just a 35-33 edge in the all-time series
Jan. 30 vs. Maryland – the Buckeyes have lost just once in Columbus vs. the Terrapins
Feb. 2 at Nebraska – the Buckeyes have enjoyed their last three trips to Lincoln as they have headed home with a win each time
Feb. 6 at Illinois – OSU leads the all-time series 51-20
Feb. 9 vs. Wisconsin – the Buckeyes swept the regular season meetings with the Badgers last year but Wisconsin got its revenge with a 73-63 win in the Big Ten Tournament
Feb. 13 vs. Minnesota – the Buckeyes have won 27 of the 30 meetings with Minnesota in Columbus
Feb. 16 at Indiana – OSU has won the last 13 meetings with IU
Feb. 19 vs. Nebraska – the Buckeyes will be looking to avenge a home loss last year to the Huskers
Feb. 22 at Rutgers – the Buckeyes held Rutgers to just 39 points in a 59-39 win last year in Piscataway
Feb. 25 vs. Northwestern – since 2000, the Buckeyes are 28-4 vs. the Wildcats
Feb. 29 at Purdue – OSU leads the all-time series with the Boilermakers in West Lafayette 18-16