Hoops du Jour
Men: Penn State at Ohio State
Tipoff: 7 p.m.; Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio
Records: Ohio State (12-4, Big Ten 6-4); Penn State (5-6, Big Ten 2-5)
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM
Notable: Buckeyes are ranked 13th in the country in the AP Top 25 poll. … Myreon Jones is scoring 15.9 ppg for the Nittany Lions, who are coming off three-point win at home over Northwestern. …Duane Washington Jr. is scoring 15.3 ppg for Buckeyes, who are coming off win over Wisconsin. …PSU ranked 81st in the country in 3-point shooting, while OSU is 133rd. However, OSU’s offense is ranked 34th in the country in scoring while PSU is ranked 233rd.
Mirror prediction: Ohio State 83, Penn State 68
Mirror prediction record: 8-3
— Scott Franco
Men: FDU at Saint Francis
Tipoff: 4 p.m. DeGol Arena, Loretto, Pa.
Records: Saint Francis (3-9, NEC 2-6) FDU (3-8, NEC 2-3)
Internet: NEC Front Row (Pat Farabaugh, Tom Fox)
Notables: Tonight’s game concludes this season’s two-game series between the Red Flash and the Knights. … SFU’s Maxwell Land was recently honored with the NEC Rookie of the Week honor for the second time this season to commemorate his efforts during last week’s matches against Sacred Heart. … The Red Flash are ranked fifth nationally in 3-point defense (26.7%) while the Knights are second in the NEC for 3-point attempts (35.9%).
Mirror prediction: Saint Francis 91, Fairleigh Dickinson 89
Mirror prediction record: 5-7
— Damian Runk