Ohio State vs. Texas Southern

7 TONIGHT

Where: Value City Arena

TV: Big Ten Network

Radio: WBNS-FM/AM (97.1/1460)

Records: Ohio State 2-0, Texas Southern 0-2

Notable: Junior Keita Bates-Diop is the first Ohio State player to open the season with consecutive double-doubles since Jared Sullinger did so in 2010. … Senior guard Kam Williams passed 800 career points when he scored nine against Radford last Sunday. … Under former Indiana coach Mike Davis, Texas Southern was picked by Southwestern Athletic Conference coaches and sports-information directors to repeat as league champion.

 

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

G C.J. Jackson, 6-1, Jr., 13.0

G Kam Williams, 6-2, Sr., 12.5

F Jae’Sean Tate, 6-4, Sr., 10.0

F Keita Bates-Diop, 6-7, Jr., 20.5

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, Fr., 11.0

Key reserves: G Andrew Dakich, 6-2, Gr., 0.5; C Micah Potter, 6-9, So., 8.0; F Andre Wesson, 6-6, So., 4.5; G Musa Jallow, 6-5, Fr., 6.0; F Kyle Young, 6-8, Fr., 2.0

 

TEXAS SOUTHERN

G Donte Clark, 6-4, Gr., 17.5

G Derrick Bruce, 6-3, Jr., 7.5

G Trae Jefferson, 5-7, So., 21.0

F Kevin Scott, 6-4, Sr., 15.0

C Trayvon Reed, 7-2, Jr., 9.0

Key reserves: G Cainan McClelland, 6-2, R-Fr., 3.0; F Marquis Salmon, 6-8, Gr., 2.0; F Lamont Walker, 6-5, Sr., 1.5

— Adam Jardy