Wisconsin and Ohio State Set for 7 p.m. Battle Tuesday at Value City Arena

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Jan. 29, 2013
No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes (15-4, 5-2) vs. the Wisconsin Badgers (14-6, 5-2)
Site: Value City Arena (18,809)
Game Time: 7:05 p.m. ET
Television: ESPN
Talent: Mike Tirico (play-by-play)
Dan Dakich (expert analysis)
Samantha Ponder
Radio: OSU-IMG Sports Network (56 stations)
Satellite Radio: Sirius 91/XM 91
Local Radio: WBNS FM-97.1 AM-1460
Radio Talent: Paul Keels (play-by-play)
Ron Stokes (expert analysis)

The Wisconsin Series
Ohio State has won three of the last five meetings with the Badgers and has two victories in the last three in Columbus. Overall, the Buckeyes own the series lead with an 83-66 record and are 52-22 in games played in Columbus. As a ranked team, Ohio State is 21-11 in the Wisconsin series. Junior Deshaun Thomas leads Ohio State against the Badgers with an average of 10.5 points per game over four career meetings. He also is Ohio State’s rebound leader with 3.5 boards a game among current Buckeyes. Both Thomas and classmate Aaron Craft have made better than half their shots in the series. Thomas is shooting 56 percent (18-32) while Craft knocks down 52 percent of his shots (11-21) in the series.


Jody Victor