No. 3 Ohio State 85 (3-0), Jackson State 41 (0-4) Value City Arena – Columbus, Ohio 2011 Global Sports Shootout Nov. 18, 2011 Attendance: 14,621
The win was the 25th-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.
This was the first ever meeting between Ohio State and Jackson State. The Buckeyes improve to 4-0 all-time vs. members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The most recent meeting between the Buckeyes and a SWAC team took place at the start of the 2009-10 season when Alcorn State fell to No. 16 Ohio State, 100-60.
As a ranked team Ohio State is 398-108 overall and when ranked in the AP Top 10, the Buckeyes are 277-59.
When ranked in the Top 3 of the Associated Press, Ohio State is 134-20.
As the AP No. 3 ranked team in the nation, Ohio State improved to 29-6 overall.
Since the 2009-10 season, the Buckeyes are 40-1 at Value City Arena.
The win vs. Jackson State was the 101st win vs. an unranked opponent in Value City Arena.
The Buckeyes own a 107-2 record vs. unranked opponents at home since 2004-05.
Ohio State has won 98 of its last 99 games against unranked teams in Columbus.
Against non-conference opponents, Ohio State is 83-5 (.941) at Value City Arena and 145-23 overall.
In their last 56 games, the Scarlet and Gray are 51-5.
The 44 point margin-of-victory is the largest of the season and biggest since 12/27/10, when Ohio State defeated UT Martin 100-40.
This is the 265th-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).
Ohio State has held its opponent to under 67 points in 11 of its last 12 games, posting a 10-1 record in those contests.
Ohio State has now had a player record a double-double in 825 games. The Buckeyes are 566-259 in those contests. Jared Sullinger had his 19th career double-double (20 points, 11 rebounds) vs. Jackson State.
The start was Buford’s 101st donning the Scarlet and Gray.
William Buford scored 11 points for the Buckeyes, improving his career total to 1,469, passing David Lighty (1,458) for sole possession of 18th-place all-time in Ohio State career scoring. He is 17 behind Jerry Francis (1,486) for 18th-place all-time.