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Posted On July 26, 2021
More stories from Ohio The Ohio State University men’s basketball team is ready to fight for the College Basketball Playoffs and the NCAA Championship this season.
On Saturday, the Buckeyes will take on No. 1 seeded Indiana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 7 p.m.
ET on ESPN.
The Buckeyes are currently in third place in the NCAA’s standings.
The Buckeyes finished with the second-best record in the conference behind Kentucky in the final poll, but fell to Kentucky in last year’s NCAA Championship Game.
The No. 2 seed will host the No. 3 seed in the tournament, and the No 1 seed will play the No 2 seed in a best-of-five series.
The top two seeds will play for the National Championship.
The winner of that series will advance to the Final Four.
The second and third seeds will each face off for the NCAA tournament title on Sunday in Indianapolis.
Ohio State won the regular season title, beating No. 10 seed Kentucky in Indianapolis on Thursday.
The team also defeated No. 7 seed Iowa in Indianapolis in the regular-season title game.
Ohio State’s basketball program is one of the most storied in college basketball.
The men’s team has won five NCAA titles and three national championships.
Ohio’s season began in February when Ohio State coach Mark Turgeon hired freshman point guard Anthony Edwards as the No 9 seed in this year’s College Basketball Playoff.
Edwards played for Edwards at Duke.
Edwards’ sophomore season was derailed when he was suspended by the university for violating team rules.
Edwards was later reinstated, but he was still ineligible to play for his former school for the 2015-16 season.
Edwards returned to the Ohio State program in 2016-17, playing in all 13 games, averaging 9.5 points and 3.5 rebounds.
The No. 9 seed, the No 16 seed, and No. 20 seed will square off on Sunday at 7:30 p.n.
ET at Thomas & Mack Center in Indianapolis for the first time in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Ohio will also take on a No. 17 seed from the league that has lost four games to fall into the fourth-seeded Midwest Region.
The top seed will take the No 19 seed, which has lost six of its last seven games.
The winner of the game will advance on to the 2017 College Basketball Championship.