The No. 3 Purdue Boilermakers basketball team fell to No. 14 Ohio State 64-63 in an exciting matchup between the top two Big Ten teams on Wednesday in West Lafayette, Indiana. Find the score, stats and more below.
Purdue-Ohio State score, live updates
Final score: Ohio State 64, Purdue 63
Final stats: https://twitter.com/OSUADAthComm/status/961454511268225024
Purdue-Ohio State game time, details
Purdue and Ohio State play at 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Location: Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana
What TV channel will Purdue-Ohio State be on?
Purdue and Ohio State will be on the Big Ten Network.
How can I watch Purdue-Ohio State online?
You can watch Purdue and Ohio State on BTN2Go.com.
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Purdue-Ohio State preview
At 23-2, the Boilermakers haven’t lost since November of 2017 and have broken the program record of 17 straight wins but are fresh off a close 78-76 win over Rutgers in Piscataway on Feb. 3.
Meanwhile, the Buckeyes have lost just once in 2018 and are 20-5 coming in as one of the top teams in the Big Ten.
At 12-0 in conference, the Boilermakers are in first place while the Buckeyes have a chance to jump into that spot at 11-1 in second place.
The Boilermakers have made their ascent up the rankings thanks to balanced play on both sides of the ball.
On offense, they are averaging 84 points per game and are led by four players in double digits who can all get it done on any given night.
Carsen and Vincent Edwards lead the way with 16.6 and 15.5 points per game, respectively, while Isaac Haas averages 14.5 and Dakota Matthias has 12.6
In terms of assists, Matthias has 111 to lead the team while Vincent Edwards has 77 and Carsen Edwards has 74.
On the glass, it’s Vincent Edwards averaging 7.8 per game while Haas has 5.4.
Defensively, the Boilermakers allow just 64.2 points per game.
Matt Haarms has 63 blocks to lead the team while Haas has 33. In terms of steals, it’s P.J. Thompson with 36, Matthias with 32 and Carsen Edwards with 30.
The Buckeyes are a stout team themselves though, especially defensively where they allow 66.2 points per game.
Their do-it-all man, Keita Bates-Diop has 43 blocks to lead the team and 25 steals along with Jae’Sean Tate. Both are one steal behind C.J. Jackson, who has 26.
Offensvely, the team averages 77.4 points per game and also has four players who average in double digits.
Bates-Diop leads the way and leads all scorers in the contest with 20.2 points per game. Tate and Jackson both average 12.8 points, while Kaleb Wesson has 11.3 per game.
Jackson leads the team in assists with 107 while Tate has 70 and on the glass, it’s Bates-Diop with 8.9 per game followed by Tate who averages six.