No. 23 Ohio State vs. Samford

7 TONIGHT

Where: Value City Arena

TV: None (streaming on BTN Plus)

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

Records: Ohio State 4-0; Samford 5-0

Notable: Freshman guard Duane Washington Jr. is 11 for 19 (.579) from three-point range. … Ohio State is a top-20 national team in both offensive and defensive effective field goal percentage, according to KenPom.com. … Samford was picked to finish eighth in the 10-team Southern Conference in separate preseason polls of the league’s coaches and media members.

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

G C.J. Jackson, 6-1, Sr., 12.8

G Luther Muhammad, 6-3, Fr., 9.8

F Andre Wesson, 6-6, Jr., 6.8

F Kyle Young, 6-8, So., 6.8

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, So., 12.5

Key reserves: G Woods, 6-3, Gr., 7.5; G Washington, 6-3, Fr., 12.3; G/F Jallow, 6-5, So. 3.5; F/C LeDee, 6-9, Fr., 10.7; F Ahrens, 6-5, Fr., 2.5

SAMFORD

G Josh Sharkey, 5-10, Jr., 14.2

G Myron Gordon, 6-3, Jr. 11.4

G Brandon Austin, 6-5, Jr., 12.6

F Robert Allen, 6-8, Fr. 7.2

C Rueben Guerrero, 7-0, Gr., 17.0

Key reserves: G Nolan, 6-2, So., 8.0; G Thomas, 6-4, Fr., 4.0; F Dye, 6-8, Fr., 3.0

— Adam Jardy