January 14, 2018

Postgame Notes: Ohio State 68, Rutgers 46


Jan. 14, 2018

Ohio State 68 (15-5, 6-0 B1G), Rutgers 46 (11-8, 1-5 B1G)
Jan. 14, 2018
The RAC –New Brunswick, N.J.

Attendance: 7,476


  • The game marked the 6th meeting between the Buckeyes and the Scarlet Nights. Ohio State now leads the overall series 5-2.
  • Ohio State is 3-0 in New Brunswick.



  • The Buckeyes allowed a season-low points with Rutgers’ 46. The game also marks a season-low for made field goals allowed (17) and opponent field goal percentage (28.8%).


Chris Holtmann

  • Chris Holtmann faced Rutgers for the first time in his career.
  • Holtmann is now 6-0 against Big Ten opponents this season.


Keita Bates-Diop

  • Keita Bates-Diop scored a team-high 20 points. He also recorded five blocks, one steal, and dished out one assist.
  • Bates-Diop tied his career-high blocks with five. He now holds the most blocks for an Ohio State player when playing Rutgers.


Kaleb Wesson

  • Kaleb Wesson grabbed a career-high nine total rebounds and six defensive rebounds in the contest.
  • Wesson scored 10 points with three assists.


C.J. Jackson

  • C.J. Jackson led the team with six assists. He grabbed seven rebounds, two steals, and scored nine points.