|Ohio State Men's Basketball Gameday||March 12, 2020|
|Opponent||vs. Purdue (16-15)|
|Site||Bankers Life Fieldhouse (18,500)|
|Time||6:30 p.m. ET|
|Television||BTN | BTN Plus|
|Talent||Kevin Kugler (Play-By-Play)
Stephen Bardo (Expert Analysis)
Rick Pizzo (Sideline)
|Radio||OSU-IMG Sports Network (67 stations)
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|Local Radio||WBNS-FM 97.1
|Satellite Radio||Sirius (84) / XM (84)|
|Radio Talent||Paul Keels (Play-By-Play)
Ron Stokes (Expert Analysis)
|Live Stats||Gameday Live|
|Game Notes||Ohio State | Purdue | Big Ten|
|Preview Press Conference||Ohio State|
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|2019-20 Game Notes||Game Notes Archive|
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The UMass Lowell Series
Ohio State will take on the River Hawks of UMass Lowell for the second time when the teams meet Sunday at Value City Arena. Ohio State defeated UMass Lowell 92-55 Nov. 14, 2014 in the only other meeting. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 20 at the time, had five players in double-figures led by 16 from D’Angelo Russell and 14 each from Marc Loving and Sam Thompson.
Ohio State vs. the America East Conference
Ohio State is 6-1 all-time vs. teams currently representing the America East Conference. The Buckeyes have single wins over Albany, UMass Lowell, New Hampshire and Vermont along with two victories over Maryland Baltimore County. Vermont owns the lone win over the Buckeyes among America East members.
Buckeyes Open 121st Season, 108th in B1G
This is the 108th season of Big Ten membership in men’s basketball for the Buckeyes and the 121st overall for the sport at Ohio State. The Buckeyes are 99-21 in season openers and 102-17 in the first home game of the season. Ohio State is 55-63 in the first true road game of the year. In Big Ten Conference play, the Buckeyes are 58-46 in league openers, 72-33 in the first conference home game of the season and 39-66 in league road openers. Ohio State is 40-20 when the first conference game of the year is at home and 19-26 when opening conference play on the road.
Kaleb Wesson on Preseason Honors Lists
Junior Kaleb Wesson was tabbed a member of the 2019-20 Preseason All-Big Ten squad by conference media Oct. 2. He was one of three unanimous selections on the squad of 10 league players. Wesson also was listed as one of 20 preseason candidates for the Karl Malone Award, given annually by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the best power forward in the country. Wesson, listed as a center with the Buckeyes, could play his way on to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award list for the country’s best center when the award lists are reduced to 10 in mid-February and to five in March. He was named to the preseason Top 50 watch list for the Wooden Award Nov. 6.