No. 20 Wisconsin (18-8, 9-4 Big Ten) 71, No. 13 Ohio State (18-7, 8-5 Big Ten) 49
Feb. 17, 2013
Kohl Center – Madison, Wisconsin
Attendance – 17,249
The matchup Sunday was the 151st meeting between Big Ten foes Ohio State and Wisconsin.
Overall, the Buckeyes own the series lead with an 84-67 advantage.
The Buckeyes are 28-44 in games played in Madison.
As a ranked team, Ohio State is 22-12 in the Wisconsin series. When both teams are ranked, OSU is 6-4.
The Buckeyes had two players reach double-figures in scoring: Deshaun Thomas (18 points) and Sam Thompson (10).
Wisconsin held Ohio State to a season-low 49 points.
The 22-point margin of victory for Wisconsin was the largest against the Buckeyes this season. Ohio State fell to Illinois by 19 points on Jan. 5. The last time OSU lost by 22 or more points was 2009-10, also to Wisconsin (65-43, Dec. 21, 2009).
With 16:10 remaining in the first half, Wisconsin went on an 18-0 run to take an early 24-6 lead. During the span, Ohio State went 0-14 from the field.
Ohio State out-scored the Badgers on the fast break, earning a 9-2 advantage.
The Buckeyes were held to their lowest point total in a half this season with 22 points in the first half of play. OSU recorded its previous low of 24 points vs. the Badgers on Jan. 29.
As a ranked team (AP), No. 13 Ohio State is 444-123 all-time.
The Buckeyes have an all-time record of 148-238 (1-7 in 2012-13) vs. ranked opponents in the AP Top 25. In games when both teams enter with a Top 25 ranking, Ohio State is 68-64.
Ohio State is 747-673 all-time in Big Ten play.