No. 4/6 Ohio State vs. Wright State
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022
Venue: Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center (Columbus, Ohio)
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 4/6 Ohio State women’s basketball team 43-0) hosts Wright State (1-2) on Wednesday for faculty/staff appreciation day. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. in a game broadcast on B1G+. The Buckeyes will host a post-game meet and greet on the concourse with the team.
- Ohio State moved up to No. 4 in Monday’s AP poll and No. 6 in Tuesday’s coaches’ poll.
- The Buckeyes are coming off a dominant 99-43 win on Sunday against McNeese State.
- OSU’s 25 steals gave the Buckeyes 10+ in four-consecutive games for the first time since the fall of 2017.
- Forcing a season-high 38 turnovers (surpassing the 30-mark for the third-straight game) helped keep the Buckeyes atop of the national rankings, averaging 34.0 opponent turnovers per game.
- Ohio State saw five in double figures, including a career-high 15 points from Taylor Thierry and a season-high 11 points from Rikki Harris.
- Wright State enters the game with a 1-2 record this season. The Raiders lost to Toledo by an 88-56 mark in the season opener on the road before falling 102-72 at Bowling Green.
- WSU earned its first win of the season on Thursday by a 98-37 margin against Ohio Christian.
- Makiya Miller leads Wright State’s balanced offense with 12.0 ppg as the Raiders have nine players averaging at least 6.0 ppg.
- This is the fifth meeting in program history between Ohio State and Wright State, though the teams have not played in a decade.
- The Buckeyes own all four previous wins within the series, with all games being played in Columbus.
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