- New Orleans, Louisiana 70195
|Points Per Game||68.3||76.1|
|Field Goal %||41.9||46.3|
|Rebounds Per Game||33.8||35.7|
|Assists Per Game||12.6||16.6|
|Blocks Per Game||3.6||4.9|
|Steals Per Game||6.9||5.3|
Outside the preseason pecking order, the Buckeyes were considered a league also-ran. After an impressive win over Michigan State to start the month and a much-improved roster, Chris Holtmann's team is exceeding expectations.
Kentucky and Florida remain the gold standard in the SEC and face off Saturday, while Ohio State and Stanford will try to stay on the upswing.
KJ Feagin scored 23 with three assists, three steals and a blocked shot to propel Santa Clara to a 65-62 victory over San Francisco on Thursday night.