Nebraska (7-9, 2-3 Big Ten)
|G Cam Mack||6-2||Sophomore||12.5||4.7|
|G Dachon Burke||6-4||Junior||11.7||4.0|
|G Thorir Thorbjarnarson||6-6||Junior||7.8||4.1|
|G Haanif Cheatham||6-5||Senior||12.9||4.2|
|F Yvan Ouedraogo||6-9||Freshman||6.1||6.3|
Ohio State (11-5, 1-4)
|G Rob Phinisee||6-1||Sophomore||7.3||2.8|
|G Aljami Durham||6-4||Junior||10.7||2.4|
|F Justin Smith||6-7||Junior||12.0||5.4|
|F Trayce Jackson-Davis||6-9||Junior||14.0||7.9|
|F Joey Brunk||6-11||Junior||7.6||6.7|
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Time, TV, radio: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, FS1 (75), 1400.
Scouting: The Ohio State offense orbits around Kaleb Wesson, who checks in at 6-foot-9, 270 pounds. Besides leading the Buckeyes in scoring and rebounding, Wesson has proven to be a deft passer, dishing out 2.0 assists per game. Opposing defenses collapsing on him is a big reason Ohio State leads the Big Ten in three-point shooting percentage (.377).
Trending: Few programs dominate Husker hoops like Ohio State. The Buckeyes are 16-4 all-time against the Huskers, 10-2 since Nebraska joined the Big Ten and 9-1 in Columbus, Ohio, with the only defeat being a one-point loss in 2017. Ten of Ohio State's 16 wins in the series have been by double figures.
Forecasting: Nothing's going to be easy for Nebraska the rest of the way, but this one could be especially tough. Ohio State is desperate, having lost four games in a row, has a dominant big man and is playing at home. It's going to take Nebraska's best performance of the season just to have a chance.
— Chris Basnett
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