Jan. 8, 2017

Minnesota 78 (15-2, 3-1 B1G), Ohio State 68 (10-6, 0-3 B1G)
Jan. 8, 2017
Williams Arena – Minneapolis, Minn.


  • The Buckeyes’ next game will be at Wisconsin at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday.


  • Ohio State is now 84-57 all-time against Minnesota.


  • Ohio State has held all 16 opponents to under 50 percent shooting this season. Minnesota shot 40.9 percent from the field.
  • The Buckeyes held a 40-32 advantage in points in the paint.


  • Matta-coached teams are now 14-7 overall against Minnesota.
  • Matta-coached teams own a record of 166-78 against Big Ten teams.

Trevor Thompson

  • Thompson recorded his fifth double-double of the season racking up 15 points and grabbing 15 boards.
  • This was his second game of the season with 15+ points and 15+ rebounds.

Jae’Sean Tate

  • Tate led all scorers with 20 points while adding nine rebounds and four steals.
  • He has now scored in double figures in 15 of 16 games this season.

JaQuan Lyle

  • Lyle scored 12 points while adding six assists and four rebounds in the contest.
  • He has scored in double figures in three of the last four games.