The Maine Black Bears stay on the road for a game in Columbus, Ohio against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Maine is heading into this matchup one game above a positive record after a 32-point defeat to Akron that snapped a two-game winning streak.
Maine’s offensive end shot well on 43.5% shooting and 40% from beyond the arc to score 55 points, but made only 58.3% of their free throws and turned the ball over 23 times in the loss. Maine’s defense was terrible as Akron scored 87 points on 54.4% shooting from the field and 55% from beyond the arc.
Kellen Tynes is rallying his team’s offense this season, averaging 14.6 points on 55.6% shooting from the floor. Gedi Juozapaitis is second on the team with 13.2 points and Peter Filipovity is third with 11.2 points and six rebounds per game. Jaden Clayton scores 6.8 points and leads the team with an average of 4.5 assists per game.
Now looking at the team that will face Maine, the Ohio State Buckeyes are returning back home on Wednesday night. This program has been showing good performances this season so far, with seven wins in 10 games played despite a five-point loss to North Carolina in their last game.
Offensively Ohio State shot the ball well making nearly 46% of their shots but scored just 84 points including only five in overtime resulting in the loss. Defensively Ohio State struggled as North Carolina scored 89 points on 44.4% shooting including 44 points in the second half to erase a nine point Ohio State lead at halftime.
Brice Sensabaugh is leading Ohio State’s offense this season averaging 14.9 points on 49.5% shooting from the field. Right behind him, Zed Key is second on the team with 14 points and 8.2 rebounds, while Justice Sueing is averaging 13 points per game of his own.
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Maine Black Bears vs Ohio State Buckeyes Game Information
- Date: 12/21/2022
- Time: 08:30 PM ET
- Location: Value City Arena, Columbus, OH.
- How to Watch Maine vs Ohio State: BTN
- Live Stream: CBS.com
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