Feb. 7, 2007
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Attendance: 18,927(sellout) Ohio State set a season high forblocks in a game with 13. The 13 blocks are tied for the secondmost in Ohio State single-game history, two shy of the single-gamerecord of 15 set at home against Iowa on Feb. 23, 1980. TheBuckeyes were led by freshman Greg Oden’s career-high seven blocks.Junior Othello Hunter tied his career high with four rejections.Ohio State shot 43.8 percent (7-16) from behind the 3-point arcagainst the Wolverines, the Buckeye’s second best 3-point shootingnight in Big Ten play this season. Ohio State was led by freshmanMike Conley Jr., who shot 2-4 from 3-point range. Ohio State haswon the last four games against the Wolverines. With the winTuesday, Ohio State is now 25-4 against Michigan when the Buckeyesare ranked. The win also moves Thad Matta’s record to 4-0 againstMichigan while at Ohio State. Conley set a career high in pointswith a 23-point performance against the Wolverines, surpassing his18-point performance against Purdue on Jan. 31. Conley’s firstcareer 20-plus point game was the 11th 20-point outing by a Buckeyethis season. With six assists against Michigan, Conley moved intothe No. 7 spot in single season assists with 153, passing MarkBaker’s 150 (1990-92). His total of 153 leads the Big Ten and is anOhio State freshman record. Scoonie Penn is No. 6 on the OSU listwith 154 and Larry Bolden No. 5 at 157. As a team, Ohio State hasmade 200 of 526 3-point attempts on the year over 24 games. Thosetotals rate No. 4 for both made and attempt treys in Ohio Statehistory. With his 1-4 night behind the arc, senior Ivan Harris nowhas 113 3-point field goals all-time, passing Chris Jent (1989-92)for ninth on the all-time 3-point field goals made list. MichaelRedd is No. 8 with 126 (1998-2000). Harris is No. 3 in career3-point shooting percentage (.399/113-284). With seven blocksagainst Michigan, freshman Greg Oden has swatted 63 on the year,good for the No. 2 spot among OSU freshmen. Herb Williams blocked79 as a freshman in 1978. Oden is now just three blocks shy ofcracking the top 10 in Ohio State’s single season blocked shotslist (Granville Waiters, No. 10 with 66 in 1983). Ohio State haswon its last eight games, including seven-consecutive Big Tencontests. The Buckeyes started the season with an 11-0 record in2005-06 and won the last five regular season conference games andthe first two league tournament games last year. This is theBuckeyes best Big Ten regular season winning streak since OhioState won eight consecutive Big Ten regular season game in the1990-91 season. All nine Buckeyes that saw action Tuesday scored atleast two points.