No. 3 Ohio State 81 (2-0), No. 7 Florida 74 (1-1) Value City Arena - Columbus, Ohio 2011 Global Sports Shootout Nov. 15, 2011 Attendance: 17,785
Ohio State is now 8-4 vs. Florida and is 32-27 all-time vs. members of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The most recent meeting between the Buckeyes and Gators took place Nov. 16, 2010 in Gainesville, Fla.; a 93-75 Ohio State victory. Ohio State has faced all SEC members except Auburn.
The Buckeyes are 5-0 all-time vs. Florida in Columbus.
The game was the first time since 2007 Ohio State has faced a Top 10 non-conference ranked team (No. 1 North Carolina, 11/28/07).
The last time Ohio State faced a ranked non-conference opponent in Columbus was 1/13/07 (No. 5 Ohio State 68, No. 16 Tennessee 66).
This is the first time since 12/22/60 that a Top 10 ranked Ohio State team has faced Top 10 ranked non-conference opponent in Columbus (No. 1 Ohio State 84, No. 8 Detroit 73).
As a ranked team Ohio State is 397-108 overall and when ranked in the AP Top 10, the Buckeyes are 276-59.
When ranked in the Top 3 of the Associated Press, Ohio State is 133-20.
As the AP No. 3 ranked team in the nation, Ohio State improved to 28-6 overall.
When both teams are ranked in the AP Top 25, the Buckeyes are 60-50.
Ohio State improved to 140-224 all-time vs. ranked opponents, including 57-112 vs. Top 10 teams.
Since the 2009-10 season, the Buckeyes are 39-1 at Value City Arena.
The win was the 24th-consecutive victory at home for Ohio State, dating back to a 66-55 win over Michigan Feb. 27, 2010. It's the fourth-longest streak in Buckeye history.
Against non-conference opponents, Ohio State is 82-5 (.941) at Value City Arena and 144-23 overall.
In their last 55 games, the Scarlet and Gray are 50-5.
This is the 264th-consecutive game Ohio State has made at least one 3-point field goal (1/10/04 vs. Penn State was the last game with zero made).