Ohio State at Cincinnati

6 TONIGHT

Where: Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati

TV: ESPN2

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

2017-18 records: Ohio State 25-9; Cincinnati 31-5

Notable: The Buckeyes have won 14 straight season openers. Their last loss came at San Francisco on Nov. 21, 2003, a 76-65 defeat. … Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann is 5-2 in season openers. His two losses came at Gardner-Webb in road games against North Carolina and Clemson. … Cincinnati has won 26 straight games at its arena, a streak that was paused last year while it was being renovated. The Bearcats have won 10 straight season openers.

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

G C.J. Jackson, 6-1, Sr.

G Luther Muhammad, 6-3, Fr.

F Andre Wesson, 6-6, Jr.

F Kyle Young, 6-8, So.

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, So.

Key reserves: G Keyshawn Woods, 6-3, Sr.; G/F Musa Jallow, 6-5, So.; G Duane Washington Jr., 6-3, Fr.; F/C Jaedon LeDee, 6-9, Fr.; F Justin Ahrens, 6-5, Fr.

CINCINNATI

G Justin Jenifer, 5-10, Sr.

G Cane Broome, 6-0, Sr.

G Jarron Cumberland, 6-5, Jr.

F Trevon Scott, 6-8, Jr.

C Nysier Brooks, 6-11, Jr.

Key reserves: G Keith Williams, 6-5, So.; G Trevor Moore, 6-5, So.; F/C Eliel Nsoseme, 6-9, So.; G Logan Johnson, 6-2, Fr.

— Adam Jardy