How to Watch Illinois vs. Ohio State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 30

Big Ten opponents meet when the No. 14 Illinois Fighting Illini (15-5, 6-3 Big Ten) visit the Ohio State Buckeyes (13-7, 3-6 Big Ten) at Value City Arena, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.

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Fighting Illini vs. Buckeyes Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: Peacock
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Columbus, Ohio
  • Venue: Value City Arena

Fighting Illini Insights

  • Illinois is posting 82.1 points per game (26th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while giving up 68.7 points per contest (105th-ranked).
  • The Fighting Illini are top-25 this season in rebounding, ranking fourth-best in college basketball with 43.2 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, they rank 112th with 33.7 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • Illinois ranks 201st in college basketball with 13 dimes per contest.
  • The Fighting Illini rank 10th-worst in the country with 9.2 forced turnovers per game. Meanwhile, they are committing 10.9 turnovers per game (120th-ranked in college basketball).
  • Illinois is 96th in the country with 8.4 three-pointers per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 174th with a 34.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
  • The Fighting Illini rank 28th in college basketball with 5.8 treys allowed per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 76th with a 31.4% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
  • Illinois is attempting 38.3 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 60.8% of the shots it has taken (and 71% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 24.7 threes per contest, which are 39.2% of its shots (and 29% of the team’s buckets).

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Buckeyes Insights

  • Ohio State is 163rd in college basketball in points scored (75.2 per game) and 95th in points conceded (68.2).
  • At 38.6 rebounds per game and 33.6 rebounds allowed, the Buckeyes are 63rd and 104th in college basketball, respectively.
  • Ohio State is 119th in the country in assists (14.3 per game) in 2023-24.
  • The Buckeyes are 55th in the nation in turnovers per game (10) and 308th in turnovers forced (10.2).
  • Ohio State makes 7.6 3-pointers per game and shoots 33.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 170th and 184th, respectively, in the country.
  • The Buckeyes are 194th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (7.4 per game) and 305th in 3-point percentage defensively (35.6%).
  • Ohio State attempts 37.8% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.8% of Ohio State’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.2% are 2-pointers.

Fighting Illini Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Fighting Illini is Marcus Domask, who scores 15.2 points and distributes 3.5 assists per game.
  • Quincy Guerrier is Illinois’ best rebounder, pulling down an average of 7.9 boards in each contest while scoring 11.3 points per game.
  • Luke Goode makes more threes per game than any other member of the Fighting Illini, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of two per contest.
  • Coleman Hawkins is a standout on the defensive end for Illinois, leading the team in steals with 1.9 per game and blocks with 1.3 per contest.

Buckeyes Leaders

  • Bruce Thornton’s points (16.1 per game) and assists (4.4 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Buckeyes’ leaderboards.
  • Felix Okpara’s stat line of 7.1 rebounds, 6.5 points and 0.5 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Ohio State rebounding leaderboard.
  • Jamison Battle is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Buckeyes, hitting 2.9 threes per game.
  • Ohio State’s leader in steals is Thornton with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Okpara with 2.5 per game.
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