February 10, 2018

Postgame Notes: No. 14 Ohio State 82, Iowa 64


Feb. 10, 2018

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No. 14 Ohio State 82 (22-5, 13-1 B1G), Iowa 64 (12-15, 3-11 B1G)
Feb. 10, 2018
Value City Arena – Columbus, Ohio
Attendance: 18,809


  • The game marked the 152nd meeting between Ohio State and Iowa.
  • Today’s game was an official sellout (18,809). The previous sellout at Value City Arena was four years ago, Mar. 9, 2014 against Michigan State. The Buckeyes won 69-67.
  • The Buckeyes have won 14 of their last 19 games against Iowa.
  • The Buckeyes hold a 48-27 record against the Hawkeyes in Columbus.
  • Ohio State has won nine of the last 11 games vs. Iowa held in Columbus.
  • The Buckeyes lead the all-time series against the Hawkeyes 77-75.
  • The Buckeyes are now 2-0 against the Hawkeyes this year, the other matchup was a 92-81 victory Jan. 4 in Iowa City.


  • Ohio State has now won 15 games by at least 10 points on the year.
  • Ohio State’s starters outscored Iowa’s starters 60-36 in the contest.
  • The Buckeyes are now 19-2 on the season when leading at the half.
  • Ohio State is 17-2 when outrebounding the opponent. They outrebounded Iowa 33-29.
  • Ohio State is 11-1 when shooting greater than 50 percent from the field.
  • The Buckeyes are 21-1 when shooting better from the field than their opponent.
  • The Buckeyes had five players score in double figures.
  • Ohio state is 18-2 this season when scoring 70 or more points.
  • The Buckeyes are 22-4 on the season when turning the ball over 15 or fewer times.

Chris Holtmann

  • The game marked the third time Chris Holtmann has faced Iowa in his career. Holtmann holds a 2-1 record in these contests.
  • Holtmann has the most wins in Ohio State history (22) in his first season as coach of the Buckeyes. Thad Matta won 20 (20-12) games in 2005 and Gary Williams won 20 (20-13) in his first season in Columbus in 1987.

Keita Bates-Diop

  • Keita Bates-Diop recorded 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists and a steal for the Buckeyes.
  • Bates-Diop made three 3-pointers, putting him at 50 on the season.
  • Bates-Diop’s eight defensive rebounds put him at over 200 on the season.
  • Bates-Diop’s 14 points bring his career total to 1,138 and move him past Richard Schnittker to claim the 41st spot on the list of all-time Ohio State leading scorers. Bates-Diop now trails No. 40 Jamaal Brown (1,139) by one point.

Jae’Sean Tate

  • Jae’Sean Tate scored 11 points, while adding four rebounds, four assists and a steal
  • Tate now has 1,436 career points, tying him with Paul Ebert for 23rd on Ohio State’s all-time scoring list.
  • Tate’s four rebounds move him closer to Jared Sullinger on the career rebound leaders list. His 716 career rebounds are one away from passing No. 11 Sullinger with 717.

C.J. Jackson

  • C.J. Jackson had scored 14 points in the game while hitting three 3-pointers.
  • Jackson’s three 3-pointers give him 50 3-pointers on the season.
  • Jackson recorded 26 minutes for the game, putting him at over 800 for the season.

Kaleb Wesson

  • Kaleb Wesson led all scorers in the contest with18 points, one away from his career high. He also added seven rebounds including five offensive boards.
  • Wesson shot 8-11 from the free throw line setting career highs for free throw attempts and made free throws.