NCAA Milwaukee: OSU-UCSB by position

MarquetteHoops.com takes a look at the matchup, position-by-position.

UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Position/Advantage Ohio State Buckeyes
Jordan Weiner (6-0, 173, Jr.)
3.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 1.0 apg

G

Advantage:

John Diebler (6-6, 210, Jr.)
12.8 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.1 spg, 42% 3pt
Will Brew, Jr. (6-3, 175, So.)
4.9 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.6 apg, 1.3 spg

G

Advantage:

William Buford (6-5, 200, So.)
14.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.1 spg
Orlando Johnson (6-5, 205, So.)
17.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.3 spg, 40% 3pt

G/F

Advantage:

David Lighty (6-5, 225, Jr.)
12.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.6 spg
James Nunnally (6-5, 205, So.)
15.0 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.0 spg, 47% 3pt

F

Advantage:

Evan Turner (6-7, 210, Jr.)
20.3 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 5.9 apg, 1.8 spg
Jaime Serna (6-7, 235, So.)
8.0 ppg, 4.2 rpg

F/C

Advantage:

Dallas Lauderdale (6-8, 260, Jr.)
6.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2 bpg, 76% FG

Bench Play
James Powell (9.4 ppg)

Greg Somogyi (2.4 ppg)

Jon Pastorek (2.2 ppg)

Bench

Advantage:

EVEN

Bench Play
Jeremie Simmons (4.7 ppg)

P.J. Hill (3.2 ppg)

Kyle Madsen (2.6 ppg)

Bob Williams
2nd NCAA Tournament appearance

Coach

Advantage:

Thad Matta
8th NCAA Tournament Appearance

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