Redshirt senior Amber Stokes and the Buckeyes take on Minnesota at 7 p.m. ET Thursday.
March 5, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State (17-12) is the No. 9 seed in this year's Big Ten Tournament and will face No. 8 seed Minnesota (18-12) in the opening round at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. The winner will take on No. 1 seed Penn State at 7 p.m. ET Friday in the quarterfinals.
The Buckeyes, No. 61 in the latest NCAA RPI poll, enter the weekend on the NCAA bubble and are looking for a strong showing to help boost their resume. Ohio State won six of its final eight games, including three in a row over NCAA tournament-caliber opponents in an 7-day span to close out the regular season.
The game will be televised live on BTN with Kevin Kugler and Stephanie White on the call and Lisa Byington on the sidelines. You can also watch the game anywhere at www.BTN2Go.com or with the BTN2Go app on your mobile device or tablet.
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