No. 13 Ohio State 69, Indiana 52
Feb. 10, 2010
• Ohio State has won each of the last four games in the Indiana series, marking the longest streak since a five-game stretch of wins from 1968-70. Three of those wins were in Bloomington.
• Indiana is 99-72 all-time vs. the Buckeyes and 60-22 in Bloomington. The Buckeyes are 16-11 vs. IU when ranked among the Associated Press Top 25.
• With the win, Ohio State moves into a three-way tie for first in the Big Ten with Michigan State and Illinois. The Buckeyes travel to Champaign, Ill., for a Valentine’s Day contest and face the Spartans the following weekend (Feb. 20) in East Lansing.
• Matta’s record is now 248-83 in his 10th season all-time as a head coach. He is 146-52 in his sixth year at Ohio State. His .736 win percentage is tops all-time among Ohio State coaches.
• Matta is 63-32 (.663) in Big Ten games, also the highest percentage all-time at Ohio State.
• Under Matta, Ohio State is 119-20 overall against unranked opponents, 14-2 this season.
• Buford entered the game averaging 19.7 ppg against the Hoosiers through three meetings. He topped that with 21 points and 7 rebounds on the night.
• Buford was 9-for-17 from the field, taking a career-high 17 field goal attempts. He connected on 1-of-3 from 3-point range.
• Turner moved into sole posession of No. 25 on the Ohio State all-time scoring charts, passing Ronnie Stokes. Turner now has 1,249 career points, 36 away from No. 24 Clark Kellogg with 1,285.
• After being pegged with two fouls in the first 2:30, Turner played just 21 minutes – the fewest since his first game back from injury against Indiana Jan. 6 (20). Turner has played all 40 minutes three of the last five games.
• Lauderdale posted a career-high tying seven blocks, including four in the first half. It is the fourth time this season he has posted five or more.
• He also tied career highs in points (14) and rebounds (8).
• Madsen scored a career-high 11 points, besting his previous high seven set against Alcorn State in the season opener Nov. 9.