It may not have been pretty on offense, but Ohio State and its suffocating defense ending the nation’s longest home winning streak at Marquette was one of the more impressive wins of the young college basketball season.
The Golden Eagles scored a measly 35 points after scoring 114 the last time out.
After the victory, the Buckeyes are sitting pretty at 3-0. An undefeated nonconference performance is a legitimate possibility with the only “power” conference opponents being Maryland and Notre Dame.
Thad Matta has utilized his depth thus far, but it is the starters that have done a lot of the damage. Read on to get some way-too-early grades for each Buckeye starter through three contests.