2019-20 Keys for Road Matchup at Penn State

2019-20 Keys for Road Matchup at Penn State

2019-20 Keys for Road Matchup at Penn State

The Buckeyes have fallen far in the poll after losing their last four games to the likes of West Virginia, Wisconsin, Maryland, and Indiana. Nebraska chipped away and cut the lead to 13 on Thorbjarnarson's third 3-pointer of the half, only to see Ohio State respond with a 12-0 run to take a 68-43 lead with 8:25 to play. The Buckeyes defense held Nebraska to 42% from the floor, even though Nebraska attempted 11 more shots than Ohio State.

Penn State will be seeking revenge after a 106-74 loss on December 7 in Columbus. Jones converted on 6 of 13 attempts from the floor, totaling 15 points and 5 rebounds. It is the fourth time this season he has hit at least three 3-pointers in a game. Penn State lost the game from the charity stripe, as Minnesota out scored Penn State 23 to 13 from the foul line. The Nittany Lions are 9-1 at home but just 3-4 on the road or at neutral sites.

Ohio State (12-5, 2-4 Big Ten) shot 54.5 percent on the night, the highest percentage by a Husker opponent this season.

The Buckeyes rank 25th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Cornhuskers rank 143rd (4.7). The game is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

In addition the Nittany Lions have one of the best big men in the Big Ten in Lamar Stevens.

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Washington broke up the run with a 3-pointer, Ohio State's first basket in almost five minutes, before Penn State extended the lead to 14 with a run that included five points from Stevens. It is unknown if the two will suit up in this contest.

Ohio State: The Buckeyes have struggled to score during their recent skid. The Nittany Lions are 9-1 at home this season.

The Nittany Lions next game will be on the road at MI on Wednesday. Ohio State has named former assistant Kerry Coombs its defensive coordinator per a release from the university Monday.

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