Men’s basketball | Previewing Ohio State’s game against Purdue Fort Wayne

Staff Writer
Buckeye Xtra

Purdue Fort Wayne at Ohio State

4 P.M. TODAY

Where: Value City Arena

TV: Big Ten Network

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

Records: Ohio State 1-0; Purdue Fort Wayne 1-1

Notable: The Buckeyes have won 14 straight home openers. Their last loss came to Georgia Tech on Dec. 3, 2003. … Sophomore Kaleb Wesson suffered a bone bruise in practice leading into the Cincinnati game. He wore a brace on his right knee as a precaution. … In two games, including a 112-51 win over Division III Earlham College, the Mastadons have attempted 63 three-pointers and are shooting 34.9 percent from deep.

Projected starters

OHIO STATE

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

G Luther Muhammad, 6-3, Fr., 11.0

F Andre Wesson, 6-6, Jr., 6.0

F Kyle Young, 6-8, So., 10.0

C Kaleb Wesson, 6-9, So., 15.0

Key reserves: G Woods, 6-3, Gr. 4.0; G/F Jallow, 6-5, So. 2.0; G Washington Jr., 6-3, Fr., 3.0; F/C LeDee, 6-9, Fr.; F Ahrens, 6-5, Fr.

PURDUE FORT WAYNE

G Kason Harrell, 6-2, Sr., 11.5

G Marcus DeBerry, 6-5, Jr., 10.0

G John Konchar, 6-5, Sr., 21.0

F Matt Holba, 6-7, Jr., 9.0

F Dylan Carl, 6-11, So., 1.0

Key reserves: G Godfrey, 6-5, Fr., 15.0; G Montgomery, 6-0, Jr., 10.5; G Weir, 6-1, So., 7.0; F Benford, 6-8, So., 5.0

— Adam Jardy

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