No. 17 Ohio State vs. Illinois

NOON SUNDAY

Where: Value City Arena

TV: Fox Sports 1

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

Records: Ohio State 19-5, 10-1 Big Ten; Illinois 12-11, 2-8

Notable: Junior guard C.J. Jackson has made at least one three-pointer in 20 straight games and is 43 of 96 (44.8 percent) from behind the arc during that stretch. … Junior forward Keita Bates-Diop said he is fine after suffering back tightness during the Indiana game, although coach Chris Holtmann said the player was limited in practice this week. … Illinois is 2-11 against top-100 teams in the KenPom.com national rankings.

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

G C.J. Jackson, 6-1, Jr., 12.9

G Kam Williams, 6-2, Sr., 8.0

G Jae’Sean Tate, 6-4, Sr., 12.9

F Keita Bates-Diop, 6-7, Jr., 19.6

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, Fr., 11.3

Key reserves: C Potter, 6-9, So., 4.2; G Dakich, 6-2, Gr., 3.2; G Jallow, 6-5, Fr., 2.5; F A. Wesson, 6-6, So., 2.2; F Young, 6-8, Fr., 1.8

ILLINOIS

G Trent Frazier, 6-1, Fr., 11.7

G Mark Alstork, 6-5, Sr., 6.2

F Aaron Jordan, 6-5, Jr., 8.7

F Leron Black, 6-7, Jr., 14.5

C Michael Finke, 6-10, Jr., 9.9

Key reserves: G Williams, 6-3, Fr., 4.0; F Smith, 6-4, Fr., 6.6; F Nichols, 6-6, So., 9.8; C Eboigbodin, 6-9, Fr., 2.4; G Lucas, 6-1, So. 5.6

— Adam Jardy