In every college basketball season, there are a handful of November and December games that capture the attention of the football-loving sports public, even if just for two hours.
Saturday’s clash in Columbus between No. 7 Ohio State and No. 9 Kansas has the potential to be one of those games.
The Buckeyes and Jayhawks last played in the Final Four in March, which was a classic game in its own right. The Scarlet and Gray held a double-digit lead for the majority of the first half, but Bill Self’s team gradually chipped away before ultimately earning a two-point victory.
Click ahead for a complete preview and prediction of the 2012-13 season's edition of Ohio State versus Kansas.