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Ohio State at Purdue: GameThread & How to Watch

Something has to give with a combined conference record of 23-1 here.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Ohio State Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

This is the biggest home game since last year’s title clincher against Indiana. It is the biggest home game against Ohio State since E’Twaun Moore brought the house down with his 38 special in 2011. Vince Edwards vs. Keita Bates-Diop will be fascinating.

Let’s go take a big step forwards a 24th Big Ten title.

From: Columbus, OH

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Tip Time: 8:30 PM ET

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: BTN

Online: BTN2Go

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)

Live Stats:

Odds: Purdue by 8.5

KenPom: 15

RPI: 20

2016-17 Record: 17-15, 7-11 Big Ten

2016-17 Record: 20-5, 11-1 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Land-Grant Holyland, 11 Warriors

Series with Purdue: Ohio State leads 89-86

Last Ohio State Win: 65-61 at Ohio State on 3/1/2015

Last Purdue Win: 76-75 at Ohio state on 1/5/2017

NCAA Tournament History: 1960 National Champions, 29 appearances, last in 2015

Coach: Chris Holtmann (20-5 in 1st year at Ohio State, 134-90 in 7th season overall)