Ohio State was looking to close out its 2017-18 regular season with a win against Indiana on the road on Friday night and did so with an 80-78 double overtime victory.
With the win, the Buckeyes are now 24-7 overall going into the Big Ten Tournament. As it currently stands, the team’s 15-3 record in conference play means they are currently in second-place in the standings. The Big Ten Tournament is slated to take place from Feb. 28-March 4.
In the team’s double overtime win over Indiana, Keita Bates-Diop led all scorers with his 24 points and he grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds as well.
After the thrilling victory, first-year coach Chris Holtmann spoke with the media.
What Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann said after the win:
Chris Holtmann: “I’ll never forget this regular season. Ever.”
— James Grega Jr. (@JGrega11) February 24, 2018