No. 22 Ohio State at Northwestern

9 TONIGHT

Where: Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill.

TV: Big Ten Network

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

Records: Ohio State 15-4, 6-0 Big Ten; Northwestern 11-8, 2-4

Notable: For the season, Keita Bates-Diop has the best individual plus-minus rating on Ohio State’s roster at plus-287. Jae’Sean Tate is next at plus-221. … For the first time this season, the Buckeyes have cracked the top 100 in offensive turnover percentage. They are ranked No. 99 according to KenPom.com. … Three of Northwestern’s conference losses have come on the road by an average of 13.4 points per game.

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

G C.J. Jackson, 6-1, Jr., 13.3

G Kam Williams, 6-2, Sr., 8.5

G Jae’Sean Tate, 6-4, Sr., 12.5

F Keita Bates-Diop, 6-7, Jr., 20.3

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, Fr., 11.2

Key reserves: C Potter, 6-9, So., 3.9; G Jallow, 6-5, Fr., 3.1; G Dakich, 6-2, Gr., 3.5; F A.Wesson, 6-6, So., 2.2; F Young, 6-8, Fr., 1.9

NORTHWESTERN

G Bryant McIntosh, 6-3, Sr., 13.1

G Scottie Lindsey, 6-5, Sr., 14.0

F Vic Law, 6-7, Jr., 12.2

F Gavin Skellly, 6-8, Sr., 6.6

C Dererk Pardon, 6-8, Jr., 11.8

Key reserves: G Ash, 6-3, Jr., 2.2; G Brown, 6-2, So., 4.2; F Falzon, 6-8, So., 7.0; C Benson, 6-10, So., 1.9

— Adam Jardy