Men's Basketball Visits Ohio State in Final Non-League Game Tuesday Night

Cameron Morse
Cameron Morse

Game Preview 

• The Youngstown State men's basketball team returns closes out the non-league portion of its schedule when it faces Ohio State, Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Value City Arena at The Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

• Tipoff is at 7 p.m. and the game will be broadcast 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN App.

• This is the fourth meeting between Youngstown State and Ohio State in a series that dates back to 1982.

• The Buckeyes own a 3-0 advantage in the all-time series and won the last contest, 91-57, in Columbus, Ohio.

• The Penguins picked up a 101-97 overtime win over Niagara on Dec. 14.

Cameron Morse scored a game-high 27 points with four 3-pointers.

• Senior Jorden Kaufman recorded his second double-double of the year with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

• Head Coach Jerry Slocum has 716 career wins and became the 38th head coach in NCAA history to reach 700 wins.

• He ranks 36th all-time eighth among active NCAA Division I coaches with 716 wins.

• He needs three more to tie Don Haskins for 35th on that list.

• Junior Cameron Morse has scored 924 points in just two-plus seasons and needs 76 more to become the 37th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points.

• Senior Matt Donlan made a career-high seven 3-pointers in the win over Robert Morris on Nov. 30.

• He became just the eighth player in school history to make at least seven 3s in a game.