January 12, 2021

Wildcats Visit VCA Wednesday, Complete Season Series

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THE BASICS


21 Ohio State vs. Northwestern • When: 7 p.m. • Date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Where: Value City Arena • TV: BTN (Brandon Gaudin/Stephen Bardo)

Radio: 97.1 The Fan (Paul Keels/Ron Stokes)

Satellite Radio: Sirius (None), XM (OSU 372/NU 384), Internet (372/974)

Game Basics

  • Ohio State and Northwestern meet on the hardwood with a 7 p.m. tip Wednesday at Value City Arena in Columbus. The Big Ten Network will televise.
  • The Buckeyes left Piscataway, New Jersey with a key road win over No. 15 Rutgers last Sunday, 79-68. Duane Washington Jr. led the way for Ohio State with 17 points.
  • Ohio State is 3-3 in the Big Ten with all three losses on the road. The Buckeyes are 2-0 in home conference games this season.
  • Chris Holtmann’s teams are 5-2 vs. Northwestern. Ohio State is 13-1 all-time at Value City Arena vs. the Wildcats.
  • Ohio State leads the all-time series against Northwestern, 120-48. The Buckeyes are 69-15 in Columbus with a 50-33 record in Evanston, Illinois. The Buckeyes are 1-0 in neutral-site meetings.
  • It’s Land of Lincoln week for the Buckeyes with a 7 p.m. home game vs. Northwestern (Evanston) Wednesday and a noon road contest at Illinois (Champaign) Saturday. It will be 1,477 days (4 yrs, 16 days) since the Buckeyes last played in Champaign (Jan. 1, 2017).