January 8, 2021

Buckeyes Travel to Battle Scarlet Knights Saturday



Ohio State at No. 15 Rutgers • Saturday, Jan. 9 • When: Noon • Where: Rutgers Athletic Center

TV: BTN (Brandon Gaudin/Stephen Bardo) • Radio: 97.1 The Fan (Paul Keels/Ron Stokes

Satellite Radio: Sirius (OSU 121/RU 108), XM (OSU 196/ RU 195)

Game Basics

  • Ohio State and Rutgers meet on the hardwood with a noon tip Saturday at the RAC in Piscataway. The Big Ten Network will televise.
  • The Buckeyes fell on the road to No. 21 Minnesota last Sunday, 77-60, in Minneapolis. Duane Washington Jr. led the way for Ohio State with 21 points.
  • Ohio State is 2-3 in the Big Ten with all three losses on the road. The scheduled Penn State at Ohio State game Wednesday was postponed because of COVID-19 positive results within the PSU program.
  • Chris Holtmann’s teams are 5-1 vs. Rutgers. Ohio State is 3-1 at the RAC all-time vs. the Scarlet Knights.
  • Ohio State leads the all-time series against Rutgers, 9-3. The Buckeyes are 3-1 in Piscataway with a 6-0 record in Columbus. Rutgers is 2-0 in neutral-site meetings.
  • Ohio State will meet Northwestern in Columbus Jan. 13 to complete the home-and-home series. Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois, Michigan State and Iowa also meet the Buckeyes twice this season.