Pregame Info & Live Blog: No. 11 Ohio State vs. Wisconsin

Date: January 29 Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Value City Arena Location: Columbus, OH
TV: ESPN Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich and Samantha Ponder.
Radio: Ohio State IMG Sports Network with Paul Keels and Ron Stokes. For a list of stations, click here.

2012-13 TEAM STATISTICS

Ohio State Buckeyes
15-4, 5-2 Big Ten
AP: 11
USA Today: 11
RPI: 24
SOS: 39
OSU
OPP
Points Per Game
72.9
57.8
Field Goals Made-Att.
498-1084
385-1015
Field Goal Pct.
.459
.379
3-Pt. Field Goals Made-Att.
131-352
105-342
3-Pt. Field Goal Pct.
.372
.307
3-Pt. FGs Made Per Game
6.9
5.5
Free Throws Made-Att.
258-377
223-328
Free Throw Pct.
.684
.680
FTs Made Per Game
13.6
11.7
Rebounds Per Game
37.5
32.2
Assists Per Game
14.5
9.0
Turnovers Per Game
11.3
13.9
Assist-to-Turnover Ratio
1.3
0.6
Steals Per Game
6.8
4.3
Blocks Per Game
4.5
2.9

Wisconsin Badgers
14-6, 5-2 Big Ten
AP: RV
USA Today: RV
RPI: 47
SOS: 45
UW
OPP
Points Per Game
67.8
54.8
Field Goals Made-Att.
498-1145
407-1023
Field Goal Pct.
.435
.398
3-Pt. Field Goals Made-Att.
154-445
79-250
3-Pt. Field Goal Pct.
.346
.316
3-Pt. FGs Made Per Game
7.7
4.0
Free Throws Made-Att.
205-337
204-290
Free Throw Pct.
.608
.703
FTs Made Per Game
10.3
10.2
Rebounds Per Game
36.8
31.4
Assists Per Game
13.5
7.7
Turnovers Per Game
9.1
12.4
Assist-to-Turnover Ratio
1.5
0.6
Steals Per Game
6.3
5.0
Blocks Per Game
4.0
2.5

PROBABLE LINEUPS & INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Ohio State Buckeyes
Pos. No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl. MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT%
F 1 Deshaun Thomas 6-7 215 Jr. 33.6 20.0 6.5 1.4 .468 .417 .806
G/F 12 Sam Thompson 6-7 200 So. 24.2 7.5 3.5 1.1 .486 .313 .711
C 23 Amir Williams 6-11 250 So. 15.8 4.2 3.8 0.2 .619 .519
G 32 Lenzelle Smith Jr. 6-4 210 Jr. 28.0 10.2 5.8 1.8 .438 .403 .676
G 4 Aaron Craft 6-2 195 Jr. 32.2 8.8 3.3 4.7 .382 .314 .820
Key Reserves:
G 3 Shannon Scott 6-1 185 So. 20.7 5.6 2.6 4.3 .415 .333 .595
F 10 LaQuinton Ross 6-8 220 So. 16.9 7.8 3.3 0.5 .457 .325 .784
F 30 Evan Ravenel 6-8 250 Sr. 18.9 6.4 4.7 0.4 .566 .625
Wisconsin Badgers
Pos. No. Name Ht. Wt. Cl. MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT%
F/C 40 Jared Berggren 6-10 235 Sr. 27.6 12.0 6.4 0.9 .503 .283 .697
F 5 Ryan Evans 6-6 208 Sr. 29.4 10.9 7.8 1.7 .411 .095 .398
F 31 Mike Bruesewitz 6-6 233 Sr. 25.8 7.1 5.1 1.6 .454 .309 .676
G 12 Traevon Jackson 6-2 213 So. 23.9 5.8 2.0 2.3 .348 .244 .781
G 1 Ben Brust 6-1 195 Jr. 32.4 10.4 5.6 2.9 .416 .388 .619
Key Reserves:
F 15 Sam Dekker 6-7 220 Fr. 22.3 9.3 3.5 1.6 .472 .423 .600
G 3 George Marshall 5-11 185 Fr. 18.9 5.8 0.9 1.3 .411 .438 .643
G 33 Zak Showalter 6-2 195 Fr. 8.3 2.3 1.3 0.8 .407 .222 .706


About Matt Barker

Matt Barker began blogging on the Buckeyes for the web site, AllSports.com, back during Ohio State's championship year of 2002. Going out on his own, Mr. Barker began Buckeye Banter in August of 2003, now in its 10th year.