Postgame Notes: No. 3 Michigan 76, No. 10 Ohio State 74
Four players reach double figures in Ohio State's first overtime loss of the season.
Feb. 5, 2013
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POSTGAME NOTESNo. 3 Michigan (21-2, 8-2 Big Ten) 76, No. 10 Ohio State (17-5, 7-3 Big Ten) 74 Feb. 5, 2013 Crisler Center - Ann Arbor, Mich. Attendance - TBA
The Buckeyes own a 93-73 advantage vs. Michigan, and hold a 36-46 record in Ann Arbor.
The game Tuesday was the first regular season Top 10 match-up in series history. Ohio State has won 14 of the last 16 games as a ranked team in the series. When both teams are ranked, Ohio State is 7-4.
Four players reached double figures for the Buckeyes:
Deshaun Thomas (17 points), LaQuinton Ross (16), Aaron Craft (11) and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. (10). Ohio State moves to 40-50 in overtime matchups all-time, as well as 14-21 on the road.
Ohio State shot 51.7 percent from the field (30-58). It was only the second time this season a Big Ten team has shot over 50 percent vs. the Wolverines (Indiana, 52 percent).
Michigan shot 46.7 percent from the field (28-60). The Buckeyes have held opponents to under 50 percent in 21 of 22 games.
With 21.3 seconds remaining and the score locked at 72, the Ohio State defense held strong to send the game into the team's first overtime matchup of the season.
With 12:09 remaining in the first half, Ohio State went on a 7-0 run to overcome the largest deficit of the game, 10 points. Building momentum, the Buckeyes took a 31-30 lead at the half.
Ohio State held a 20-14 advantage in bench points. Overall, the Buckeyes have maintained a 439-285 advantage spanning the 22 games played this season.
In points scored in the paint, the Buckeyes earned 30 points compared to Michigan's 28 points.
The Buckeyes have an all-time record of 148-236 (1-5 in 2012-13) vs. ranked opponents in the Associated Press Top 25. That includes a mark of 63-117 vs. Top 10 foes.
In games when both teams enter with a Top 25 ranking, Ohio State is 68-62.
As a ranked team (AP), No. 10 Ohio State is 443-121 all-time. When ranked among the Top 10 nationally, OSU is 316-71.
Ohio State is 746-671 all-time in Big Ten play.
Matta is 238-70 during his career at Ohio State and 339-101 overall as a head coach.
In his 13 years as a head coach, Matta is 124-50 vs. current Big Ten opponents, including a record of 120-48 at Ohio State.
Matta is 8-7 vs. AP Top 5 opponents as Ohio State head coach and 17-16 vs. the AP Top 10.
Matta holds a 17-4 record vs. the Wolverines.
Led the team in scoring with 17 points.
Remains to No. 27 on the all-time scoring list at Ohio State (1,334 total points). He needs one point to pass Jim Cleamons for 28th all-time.
Has scored in double figures in all 22 games this season.
Tied a career-high with four assists earned.
Has recorded 11 games this season with 10 or more points, including double digits in five of the last six games.
Craft dished one assist vs. the Wolverines. He remains fourth on the all-time list at Ohio with 457 for his career. He needs 18 assists to pass Curtis Wilson for third.
Recorded a season-high seven rebounds, all of which were on the defensive end of the floor.
Has recorded at least one steal in 17-consecutive games.
With 11 points in the game, Craft passed the 800-point mark for his Buckeye career (806).
Played in his 100th career game (61 Ohio State, 39 Boston College).
With two steals vs. the Wolverines, Ravenel tied a career high.
Has made at least one 3-pointer in each of the last six games.
Earned a career-high nine points.