Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Wisconsin Badgers Basketball Preview

Preview as Ohio State heads to Wisconsin to take on the No. 18 Badgers

Ohio State's 1,716 program wins ranks 23rd all-time, and their 27 tournament appearances ranks 26th

Wisconsin's 1,562 program wins ranks 50th all-time and their 22 Tournament appearances is tied with Michigan, Wake Forest, and Western Kentucky for 38th All Time

The Buckeyes have 55 tournament wins which ranks 12th overall, and Ohio State won it all in 1960.

Wisconsin has 36 tournament wins which is 27th all-time. And the Badgers won the tournament in 1941.

Since 1950 these two have met 120 times, with the Buckeyes holding a big lead at 73-47

However, Wisconsin won the last time these two met, beating the Buckeyes 79-68

On paper Wisconsin holds the lead in most categories, including points for, points against and field goal percentage, while the Buckeyes have been slightly better on the boards.

One player to watch for the Buckeyes is Jae'sean Tate. He had a big game in a loss at Minnesota with 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists, and a block.

For Wisconsin it’s Bronson Koenig. The senior guard leads the badgers in scoring with 14 points per game and shoots 37.5% from behind the arc.


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