"I mean it's the biggest match of the year". All times are local.
"We continue to want to be aggressive in all those areas", Underwood said.
But there was no doubting the suspension was poorly timed, given Ohio State's positioning in the Big Ten. I can't find a reason to pick the Spartans this weekend. McMorris became the 25th Badger to record 1,000 career points early in the third quarter, scoring a running lay-in that made the score 35-32 in favor of Ohio State.
Between now and the end of the season, the Buckeyes also will travel to Penn State, the only Big Ten team to beat them, then to No. 20 MI, and will conclude the regular season at Assembly Hall against Indiana.
Ohio State canned 46 percent of its field-goal attempts and also reaped a major advantage at the free-throw line. A riding point from being on top for 2:22 gave McKenna a 7-6 decision that dug the Nittany Lions into a 10-0 hole. I don't know if Ohio State can sweep the whole state of MI this season, but they do have a good shot at doing so. Senior Corey Keener (Schuylkill Valley, Pa.) almost upset No. 2 Luke Pletcher but the Buckeye was able to defend his way to a close 5-4 decision, giving Ohio State an early 7-0 lead. Ohio State's Ryan was seen adding more chairs to his bench area well before the match. The OSU size and defense was too much for the Hoosiers to handle as they held IN to just 36.4 percent shooting IN the game while out-rebounding them 39-26. IL is also 2-5-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 2-5-1 ATS in their last eight versus the Big Ten.
On Saturday night, No. 1 Penn State hosts No. 2 Ohio State in what has some in the wrestling community considering it the greatest dual meet of all-time.
CT forecasts have snow, sleet, rain and lots of 'ifs'
Southeastern Massachusetts will see a burst of snow, resulting in no more than an inch of snow accumulated. That difference in pressure will bring brisk winds with gusts of 20-25 miles per hour here on Thursday .
Meanwhile, the Buckeyes are 5-1 ATS in their last six games following an ATS win and 9-2 ATS in the last 11 versus the Big Ten. "He was at 133 the last time he wrestled at Boise State, so just being able to wrestle an hour after he weighed in and all those different adjustments, but I thought he looked good and he's got some great potential and we're excited about him".
No. 1 Zain Retherford put Penn State on the board with a 19-4 technical fall over No. 14 Te'Shan Campbell at 149.
Add this one to the growing list of yet another way IL loses a game.
The excitement that built up leading up to this showdown between the No. 1 and No. 2 dual teams in the country has been compared to rivalry matches between Iowa and Iowa State and Iowa and Oklahoma State in the 1980s and '90s.
The Spartans went 1-for-2 on the power play, while OSU went 2-for-4.
The Illini are 4-1 ATS in their last five Sunday games and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 road games. It was the first Wisconsin lead since 8:42 in the first quarter (3-2), overcoming a 16-point OSU lead in the first quarter. I think this one is looking like a split.