No. 7 Ohio State (14-4, 8-4) vs. No. 8 Iowa (13-4, 7-3).

Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

. BOTTOM LINE: Two top-10 groups compare as No. 7 Ohio State goes to No. 8 Iowa in a Big 10 face-off. Ohio State has 4 wins and one loss versus ranked opponents this season, while Iowa has actually won four of its 6 games against ranked groups.

SAVVY VETERANS: Senior management might play a big function in the outcome of this game. Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp and Jordan Bohannon have actually jointly accounted for 56 percent of Iowa’s scoring this season and 60 percent of the team’s points over its last five games. For Ohio State, E.J. Liddell, Justice Sueing, Kyle Young and CJ Walker have actually jointly accounted for 51 percent of all Ohio State scoring, including 67 percent of the group’s points over its last 5 games.EFFICIENT E.J.: Liddell has connected on 27.8 percent of the 36 3-pointers he’s attempted and has actually made 7 of 18 over the last 5 video games. He’s likewise converted 75 percent of his totally free tosses this season.

UNBEATEN WHEN: The Hawkeyes are 12-0 when holding opponents to 44.1 percent or even worse from the field, and 1-4 when opponents shoot much better than that. The Buckeyes are 13-0 when they score at least 74 points and 1-4 on the year when disappointing 74.

STREAK STATS: Ohio State has scored 80 points per video game and allowed 70.3 over its three-game road winning streak.

DID YOU KNOW: The Ohio State offense has taped a turnover on only 15.8 percent of its belongings, which is the 25th-lowest rate in the country. The Iowa defense has required opposing groups to turn the ball over on simply 17.8 percent of all belongings (ranked 268th among Division I teams).

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