COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sophomore Jantel Lavender was a guest on the Big Ten Women’s Show Monday night in an interview with Lisa Cornwell on the Big Ten Network. Lavender talked about the recent win over Northwestern and the upcoming game with Minnesota, among other things. Lavender leads the Big Ten in scoring (21.2 ppg), rebounding (10.8) and field goal percentage (.534) and is the only player in Division I to rank in the Top 10 in both scoring and rebounding. 

The Buckeyes (20-5, 11-3) and Gophers (18-7, 10-4) square off at Williams Arena in Minneapolis Thursday (9 p.m. ET/Big Ten Network). Ohio State is currently tied for first in the Big Ten with Michigan State (11-3) while the Gophers sit one game behind with Purdue a half game back at 11-4.