Tonight the Ohio State University men’s basketball team plays its first Big Ten contest of the season. The Buckeyes take on Nebraska at the Schott.
It will be the start of what promises to be a very challenging Big Ten season. Michigan is undefeated and ranked second in the land, preseason favorite Indiana has lost only once and is ranked fifth, and Minnesota and Illinois each have lost only once and are ranked ninth and eleventh, respectively — and that list doesn’t even include perennial contenders Michigan State and Wisconsin. The consensus view of analysts is that the Big Ten is the toughest conference in the country.
What about the Buckeyes? They are 10-2, but they’ve lost the only two games they’ve played against powerhouse teams, falling to Duke away and Kansas at home. In both cases, a big problem was shooting the ball. Ohio State plays solid defense but…
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