No. 21 Maryland visits Ohio State following Thornton’s 20-point game

Maryland Terrapins (20-9, 11-7 Big Ten) at Ohio State Buckeyes (12-17, 4-14 Big Ten)

Columbus, Ohio; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Ohio State hosts the No. 21 Maryland Terrapins after Bruce Thornton scored 20 points in Ohio State’s 72-60 victory against the Illinois Fighting Illini.

The Buckeyes are 9-6 on their home court. Ohio State has a 1-3 record in one-possession games.

The Terrapins are 11-7 against Big Ten opponents. Maryland is eighth in the Big Ten scoring 71.2 points per game and is shooting 45.5%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brice Sensabaugh is shooting 42.4% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Buckeyes, while averaging 16.5 points and 5.2 rebounds. Justice Sueing is shooting 44.6% and averaging 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Ohio State.

Jahmir Young is averaging 16.2 points and 3.3 assists for the Terrapins. Hakim Hart is averaging 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Maryland.

LAST 10 GAMES: Buckeyes: 1-9, averaging 63.6 points, 29.3 rebounds, 9.0 assists, 4.8 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.7 points per game.

Terrapins: 8-2, averaging 73.1 points, 30.4 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 5.1 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.3 points.


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