Ohio State heads to Illinois for Valentine’s Day game – Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State heads to Illinois for Valentine's Day game - Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State heads to Illinois for Valentine’s Day game – Ohio State Buckeyes


No. 21/21 Ohio State University, Illinois

date: Monday, February 14, 2022

Place: State Farm Center (Champaign, IL)

game: In Illinois (9pm ET) | Live Stats | BTN

register: Ohio | Illinois

game instructions: Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio — The No. 21/21 Ohio State women’s basketball team (18-4, 10-3 Big Ten) traveled to Champaign on Monday for their second game of the season against Illinois (6-14, 1-8 Big Ten). The prompt is scheduled for 9pm ET. The game will be broadcast live on BTN (TV login required) and AM 1460.

Illinois COVID Protocol: Following the recent surge in COVID-19 cases on the University of Illinois campus and throughout Central Illinois, the University will develop a COVID-19 vaccination certification or negative test protocol for all University-sponsored events open to the public, with more than Starting on the 1st, 200 people will participate. All guests 12 years of age and older entering the State Farm Center, including media, staff and premium seating patrons, must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR or take a rapid test within 72 hours of the arena event . Illinois and the University of Illinois remain under mask mandates. All fans over the age of 5 are required to wear face coverings.

Fans can buy single-game tickets for the 2021-22 season at the Value City Arena in the Schottenstein Center. All group tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS and selecting option two. Fans with ticketing questions should call the Ohio Box Office at 1-800-GO-BUCKS or email sports.tix@osu.edu.

  • Ohio State ranked 21st in both the Associated Press poll released Monday and the USA TODAY/WBCA coaching poll released Tuesday.
  • Ohio State enters the game with an 18-4 overall record and a 10-3 Big Ten record after a convincing 80-70 victory over RV/RV Nebraska in Columbus on Thursday night.
  • The Buckeyes forced Nebraska to shoot 13.3 percent from the field in the second quarter, the lowest percentage in a quarter of any opponent at Oregon State this season. The Buckeyes took the lead before halftime, and it wasn’t going to be relinquished.
  • All seven Buckeyes on the field were seen recording at least 6 points and 3 rebounds as Taylor Mikesell led the team in his 10th 20-point game of the season and 5-of-8 from 3-point range. Taylor Thierry tied her career high of nine points.
  • Illinois is 6-14 overall and 1-8 against conference opponents after an 82-63 loss to RV/RV Nebraska in Champaign on Saturday.
  • Aaliyah Nye led Fighting Illini’s offense with 11.7 points per game, while Kendall Bostic led the team with 11.5 rebounds per game.
  • Ohio State holds a 55-20 advantage in the all-time series against Illinois. The series was even closer when the teams played in Champagne, with the Buckeyes leading 21-14.
  • Oregon State extended its winning streak against the Illini to nine straight on Jan. 6 with a 90-69 score in the team’s first meeting of 2022.


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