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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s basketball team pushed its winning streak to three games with a 55-52 victory over Indiana Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 16-7 on the year and 6-6 in the Big Ten, while the Hoosiers drop to 13-11, 4-9 in conference play.
What They’re Saying – Chris Holtmann, Ohio State head coach
On Kaleb Wesson’s game against the Hoosiers
“I think he was really solid in a lot of ways. Didn’t let the frustration of the game get to him in any way. Just kept playing. Made a real impact. I thought there’s things he can do better, but he had a good approach for the whole night.”
— Ohio State Hoops (@OhioStateHoops) February 11, 2019
– Ohio State improves to 80-105 all-time against Indiana and 27-63 in Bloomington. With the win, Ohio State improves to 6-6 in conference play this season.
– The Buckeyes’ 55 points marked the lowest point total for the team this season. The Hoosiers’ 52 points are the second-lowest amount of points Ohio State has given up this season.
– Ohio State improves to 12-2 when leading at the half.
– C.J. Jackson (10), Andre Wesson (15) and Kaleb Wesson (10) all scored in double figures for the Buckeyes.
– Ohio State finished 44 percent from the field while Indiana was 40 percent in the contest. The Buckeyes outrebounded the Hoosiers, 35-29.
– Chris Holtmann improves to 4-2 when coaching against Indiana and 2-0 at the helm of the Buckeyes.
– With 10 points in the contest, C.J. Jackson crossed the 900-point mark for his career. Jackson now has 902 career points. Jackson was 2-for-4 from 3-point range, extending his made 3-point streak to 17 of the last 18 outings and has scored at least one 3-pointer in all but two games this season. Jackson led the Buckeyes with four assists. He added four rebounds and one steal for Ohio State.
– Andre Wesson led the Buckeyes with 15 points in the contest, his 10th time this season scoring in double figures. Wesson added four rebounds and two steals for Ohio State.
– Kaleb Wesson added 10 points for Ohio State, tying his freshman total of 338 points. Wesson grabbed four boards, three assists, two blocks and one steal for the Buckeyes.
– Musa Jallow grabbed a team-high six rebounds for Ohio State.