January 27, 2023

Ohio State Hosts Purdue for Sunday Matinee


No. 2/5 Ohio State vs. Purdue

Date: Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023

Venue: Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center (Columbus, Ohio)

Game: vs. Purdue (1 p.m. ET) | Live Stats | B1G+ | Parking Map

Rosters: Ohio State | Purdue

Notes: Ohio State


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 2/5 Ohio State women’s basketball team (19-2, 8-2 B1G) hosts Purdue (14-6, 5-5 B1G) in the teams’ first meeting of the season. Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. in a game broadcast on B1G+.

Join the Buckeyes in welcoming back the 1992-93 team at halftime. After the game, the current Ohio State’s women’s basketball team and members from the 1992-93 team in attendance will be holding a joint meet and greet in East Market. Sunday’s game is also the Buckeye Inclusion game and the pride game. The first 200 students in attendance will receive pride socks.

  • Ohio State enters the game with a 19-2 overall record and an 8-2 mark in Big Ten games after losing 78-65 at No. 6/6 Indiana on Thursday night.
  • Taylor Mikesell surpassed 2,000 career points on Thursday with her first basket of the game on her way to 15 points.
  • Taylor Thierry recorded her first career double-double with 13 points and tied her career-high 12 rebounds.
  • Cotie McMahon had her team-leading eighth 20-point game of the season, leading the Buckeye offense with 21 points.
  • Purdue comes to Columbus with a 14-6 record this season and a 5-5 Big Ten record after beating No. 22/22 Illinois on the road by a 62-52 margin on Thursday evening.
  • This was Purdue’s first ranked win of the season, having lost previously to then No. 20 Maryland, No. 12 Iowa and No. 17 Michigan.
  • The Boilermakers have three averaging double figures with Lasha Petree (14.6 ppg) leading the way. Jeanae Terry leads Purdue on the boards, averaging 8.1 rebounds per game.
  • Ohio State leads 48-31 in the all-time series against Purdue and has the 24-9 when facing the Boilermakers in Columbus. This mark is after adjustments made for later NCAA rulings. The Buckeyes hold the three most-recent wins in the series, though the teams have played just once per season during that time.
  • Most recently, Ohio State beat Purdue 70-53 in West Lafayette on Dec. 5, 2021 in the Big Ten opener. Taylor Mikesell earned her first career double-double by leading the Buckeyes with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Braxtin Miller (16), Rebeka Mikulasikova (13) and Jacy Sheldon (12) also scored in double figures as the team made exactly half of its field-goal attempts (25-of-50) and 7-of-16 (.438) from behind the arc.

To support Ohio State women’s basketball throughout the season here on campus, fans may purchase single game tickets for all remaining home games HERE. Applicable service fees will apply to all tickets. For group tickets and any questions, contact an account representative at 1-800-GO-BUCKS or via email at athletic.tix@osu.edu. All group tickets must be purchased in advance.