January 18, 2022

Ohio State Hosts No. 12/11 Maryland Thursday

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RV/25 Ohio State vs. No. 12/11 Maryland

Date: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022

Venue: Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center

Game: vs. No. 12/8 Maryland (6 p.m. ET) | Live Stats | BTN

Rosters: Ohio State | Maryland

Game Notes: Ohio State

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The RV/25 Ohio State women’s basketball team (13-3, 5-2 Big Ten) hosts No. 12/11 Maryland (12-5, 4-2 Big Ten) on Thursday evening at Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on BTN (TV login required) and AM 1460.

Fans can purchase single-game tickets for the 2021-22 season in Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center. All group tickets must be bought in advance by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS and then selecting option two. Fans with ticketing questions should call the Ohio State Ticket Office at 1-800-GO-BUCKS or email athletic.tix@osu.edu.

  • Ohio State is receiving votes in the AP Poll released on Monday and is ranked 25th in the USA Today/WBCA Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.
  • The Buckeyes earned an 83-75 victory at Minnesota on Saturday.
  • Jacy Sheldon led the OSU offense with 32 points and added a career-high seven assists as Taylor Mikesell (17) and Rebeka Mikulasikova (11) joined Sheldon in double figures. Gabby Hutcherson shot 3-of-3, including a three-pointer, and added two free throws to chip in nine points.
  • 12/8 Maryland enters the game with a 12-5 overall record and a 4-2 mark in conference play. The Terps earned their first ranked win of the season against No. 6 Baylor (79-76) on Nov. 21.
  • The Terrapins only conference losses are against ranked opponents (70-63 in OT against No. 8 Indiana, 69-49 against No. 11 Michigan).
  • Maryland has five players averaging double figures – Angel Reese (17.6), Ashley Owusu (15.6), Katie Benzan (11.6), Chloe Bibby (11.3) and Diamond Miller (10.9). Reese is averaging a double-double as she leads on the boards with 10.7 rpg.
  • Ohio State trails 11-7 in the all-time series against Maryland but is 4-2 when facing the Terrapins in Columbus.
  • The Buckeyes beat the Terps by an 88-86 margin on Jan. 25 in the teams’ lone meeting of the 2020-21 season, ending Maryland’s series-long five-game win streak.

HOME GAME REMINDERS

Concessions: Beginning immediately (1/4/2021), concessions will be closed at all university-related athletic events at Ohio State. Fans will not be permitted to bring food/beverage into athletic facilities. As always, exceptions will be made for those with medical needs for single-serving items. For those needing water during the event, courtesy cups will be available at guest services locations – you will be able to fill them at water refill stations on the concourse. Bottled water will be sold from a grab-n-go location on each level of the arena (sections 131 and 231). Water may only be consumed on the concourse – no water will be permitted down into the seating areas. As always, exceptions will be made at the gates for those with medical needs for single-serving items.

Mask Wearing: The university and City of Columbus policies require wearing of masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status, for all faculty, staff and invitees. Masks are required to be worn at all times – guests will not be permitted to enter the facility without wearing a mask and must remain masked while inside at all times.

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