NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: Ohio State Buckeyes enter Sweet 16 Matchup against Texas tonight at 7:00

2022 NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16

Dates: Friday, March 25, 2022

Venue: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (Spokane, Wash.)

Game: vs. Texas (7 p.m. ET) | ESPN2

Roster: Ohio State | Texas

Game Notes: Ohio State

Bracket | Tournament Central | Tickets

Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in 2007. By Jdubman at English Wikipedia – Own work, Public Domain, https commons.wikimedia.org

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 14/15 Ohio State women’s basketball team (25-6, 14-4 Big Ten) and six seed will face No. 6/7 and second-seeded Texas (28-6, 13-5 Big 12) on Friday evening in the NCAA Sweet 16 in Spokane, Wash. The 7 p.m. ET game will be broadcast live on ESPN2, AM 1460 and Sirius XM.

  • Ohio State OSU earned a wire-to-wire 79-64 team win on Monday to knock off #3 LSU in Baton Rouge.
  • After falling behind by an 8-4 mark midway through the first quarter, Ohio State took a lead it would not relinquish. OSU shot 48.3 percent from the floor, 45.5 percent from long range and won the rebounding battle, 43-36.
  • Jacy Sheldon led the OSU offense with 23 points, eight assists and three steals, while Taylor Mikesell went 4-of-7 from behind the arc and totaled 18 points. Rebeka Mikulasikova added 12 points and Braxin Miller tied her career-high nine rebounds.
  • This is Texas’ 34th NCAA Tournament appearance. Last season, the Longhorns advanced to the Elite Eight.
  • Texas enters the Sweet 16 with a 28-6 overall record this season, following wins against Fairfield and Utah in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament in Austin, Texas.
  • The Longhorns also won the Big 12 Tournament by beating Kansas State, No. 10 Iowa State and No. 4 Baylor.
  • Ohio State makes its 26th NCAA Tournament appearance overall and first since 2018.
  • The Buckeyes hold a 31-25 all-time record in NCAA Tournament games and have been a six-seed or higher 22 times.
  • This is Ohio State’s first Sweet 16 appearance since 2017 and 12th Sweet 16 appearance overall. In 2017, the fifth-seeded Buckeyes faced a top-seeded Notre Dame team and OSU’s season came to an end.

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(courtesy OSU Athletics)

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