The Buckeyes are in the Big Ten.
The Buckeyes won their first two league games over Minnesota and Illinois, while also beating Creighton and Cincinnati during non-conference play. Then, Ohio State went on the road Saturday to Nebraska and knocked off a fellow tournament contender in the Huskers The Buckeyes defense held Nebraska 36 percent shooting and outrebounded the Huskers That victory put the Buckeyes right back in the middle of the pack in the Big Ten and also pushed them into the top of the NET rankings, as well as up to No.
Keys to victory For Michigan basketball, the key is going to be dominating on the defensive end. UM also allows just If the Buckeyes are going to win, he will need to have a big game inside and that could be difficult going up against Jon Teske.
Zavier Simpson obviously will cover Jackson. On the other end, Michigan has been struggling offensively of late, but the breakout game by Iggy at Indiana was huge.
Both Matthews and Poole also scored in double figures at Assembly Hall, as did Teske, who has scored at least 10 points in five straight games.