December 2, 2017

Postgame Notes: Ohio State 83, Wisconsin 58


Ohio State 83 (6-3, 1-0 B1G), Wisconsin 58 (3-5, 0-1 B1G)
Dec. 2, 2017
Kohl Center – Madison, Wisconsin


  • The game marked the 188th meeting between Ohio State and Wisconsin.
  • The Buckeyes lead the series 88-70 in the series all-time.
  • Ohio State has now won two-straight meetings with the Badgers.
  • The win was the largest margin of victory for an opponent at the Kohl Center.


  • The Buckeyes are 6-0 this season when scoring 70-plus points.
  • Ohio State shot a season-high 53.8% from 3-point range going 7-13 on the day.
  • The Buckeyes shot a season-high 66% from the field in the contest.

Chris Holtmann

  • The win marked Holtmann’s fifth victory over a Big Ten opponent for his career, and his first at the helm of the Buckeyes.

Kaleb Wesson

  • Kaleb Wesson led the Buckeyes in scoring with a career-high 19 points while adding three rebounds.

Keita Bates-Diop

  • Keita Bates-Diop compiled 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assist on the evening.
  • His five assist ties a career high.
  • Bates-Diop recorded his sixth double-double of the season and his 12th of his career.
  • The Buckeyes are 11-1 in games in which Bates-Diop records a double-double.

Jae’Sean Tate

  • Jae’Sean Tate scored 16 points to go along with three rebounds and four assists.
  • His 16 points moved him up to 36th in all-time scoring at Ohio State passing Luke White. He is now 11 points away from passing John Havlicek (1,223) for the 35th spot.