The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to start their season with a seventh-consecutive home win against the Winthrop Eagles.
The Buckeyes look to flash their defensive skills against one of the weakest shooting teams in the nation on Wednesday night.
On Saturday Ohio State got an 89-55 win over Long Beach State, but got bad news when it was revealed that star point guard Aaron Craft needed stitches after the game. It is not expected that Craft will miss time because of the injury.
The Buckeyes look to extend their record to 4-0 at home when Long Beach State heads into Columbus at noon ET Saturday.
Ohio State will host the second and third rounds of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena
Thad Matta picked up his second commitment in the 2013 signing class on Wednesday with the addition of four-star guard Kameron Williams.
Ohio State held onto its No. 4 spot in the AP and Coaches' polls after notching a season-opening victory over Albany on Sunday.
The Wooden Award preseason top 50 features Deshaun Thomas and Aaron Craft from Ohio State and Ohio University's D.J. Cooper.
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