How to Watch Northwestern vs. Ohio State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 27

The Northwestern Wildcats (14-5, 5-3 Big Ten) will host the Ohio State Buckeyes (13-6, 3-5 Big Ten) after winning four home games in a row. The contest starts at 8:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 27, 2024.

Want to watch the showdown featuring the Wildcats and Buckeyes? Tune in to Big Ten Network to witness all the action. Don’t miss out!

Wildcats vs. Buckeyes Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Evanston, Illinois
  • Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena

Wildcats Insights

  • This season, Northwestern is scoring 73.9 points per game (194th-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 68.7 points per contest (105th-ranked).
  • While the Wildcats rank in the bottom 25 in college basketball in boards per game with 30.3 (worst), they rank 104th in college basketball with 33.5 rebounds allowed per game.
  • Northwestern ranks 40th in college basketball with 16.1 dimes per contest.
  • The Wildcats rank third-best in the nation by averaging just 8.3 turnovers per game. In terms of forced turnovers, they rank 61st in college basketball (13.5 per contest).
  • Northwestern is sinking 7.9 three-pointers per game (135th-ranked in college basketball). It has a 37.4% shooting percentage (34th-ranked) from downtown.
  • The Wildcats rank 164th in college basketball with 7.2 treys allowed per game so far this season. Meanwhile, they rank 332nd with a 36.5% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
  • In terms of shot breakdown, Northwestern has taken 63.2% two-pointers (accounting for 70.7% of the team’s buckets) and 36.8% three-pointers (29.3%).

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Buckeyes Insights

  • At 76.1 points scored per game and 67.4 points allowed, Ohio State is 135th in the country on offense and 80th on defense.
  • At 39.2 rebounds per game and 33.7 rebounds allowed, the Buckeyes are 55th and 113th in the country, respectively.
  • This season Ohio State is ranked 103rd in the country in assists at 14.6 per game.
  • With 10.0 turnovers committed per game and 10.4 turnovers forced, the Buckeyes are 55th and 297th in the nation, respectively.
  • Beyond the arc, Ohio State is 159th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (7.7). It is 162nd in 3-point percentage at 34.3%.
  • In 2023-24, the Buckeyes are 164th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (7.2 per game) and 284th in defensive 3-point percentage (34.8%).
  • Ohio State takes 37.3% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 62.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.6% of Ohio State’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.4% are 2-pointers.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Boo Buie leads the Wildcats in points and assists per game, scoring 18.5 points and distributing 5.2 assists.
  • Brooks Barnhizer leads Northwestern in rebounding, grabbing 6.6 boards per game while also scoring 14.9 points a contest.
  • The Wildcats get the most three-point shooting production out of Ty Berry, who makes 2.3 threes per game.
  • Barnhizer and Matthew Nicholson lead Northwestern on the defensive end, with Barnhizer leading the team in steals averaging 1.9 per game and Nicholson in blocks averaging 1.5 per contest.

Buckeyes Leaders

  • Bruce Thornton collects 16.0 points and adds 4.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Buckeyes’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Felix Okpara grabs 7.2 rebounds per game (he also scores 6.6 points per game and adds 0.6 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Ohio State rebounding leaderboard.
  • Jamison Battle is the top scorer from distance for the Buckeyes, hitting 2.9 threes per game.
  • Ohio State’s leader in steals is Thornton (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Okpara (2.6 per game).
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