February 20, 2021

Buckeyes, Wolverines Set for Top 5 Matchup Sunday



No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Michigan  • When: 1 p.m. • Date: Sunday, Feb. 21

Where: Value City Arena • TV: CBS (Kevin Harlan/Bill Raftery)

Radio: 97.1 The Fan (Paul Keels/Ron Stokes)

Satellite Radio: Sirius (OSU 84/UM 133), XM (84/195), Internet (84/957)


Game Basics

  • No. 4 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at Value City Arena in Columbus. This is the only regular-season meeting this season.
  • Ohio State is 12-4 in the Big Ten after winning at Penn State last Thursday (92-82).
  • Chris Holtmann’s teams are 3-3 vs. Michigan. The Buckeyes own the all-time lead in the series, 99-78. Ohio State is 57-27 in Columbus and 14-2 at Value City Arena in game vs. the Wolverines.
  • When ranked among the Top 25 in the Associated Press poll, Ohio State is 36-10 vs. Michigan. The Wolverines are 28-16 when ranked in games vs. the Buckeyes. Six Buckeyes entered the 2020-21 season with experience against the Wolverines, though none with more than three games. Junior Duane Washington Jr. leads Ohio State in the series with 14.0 points per game.
  • The Buckeyes and Wolverines combined ranking total of seven is the lowest in the series when both teams are ranked at the time of the game. The teams have both been ranked in 15 games all-time. The Buckeyes lead 8-7 in those games.