After season-opening wins for Minnesota and Indiana on Monday over Michigan State and Iowa respectively, Big Ten basketball once again tips off Wednesday evening.
First, Nebraska travels to Columbus to take on the eighth-ranked Buckeyes, followed by a road game for Illinois at Purdue. Here’s a breakdown of each team’s starting lineups, accompanied by game predictions.
Nebraska vs. Ohio State
Center: Andre Almeida vs. Amir Williams Power Forward: Brandon Ubel vs. Deshaun Thomas Small Forward: Dylan Talley vs. Sam Thompson Shooting Guard: Ray Gallegos vs. Lenzelle Smith Jr. Point Guard: Benny Parker vs. Aaron Craft Williams recently won the starting center job over Evan Ravenel for Ohio State, though hasn’t performed at par with preseason expectations. That’s why gigantic Almeida gets the edge here.At power forward, each team’s best player stands. Unfortunately for Nebraska, Deshaun Thomas gets the easy win here as he’s able to beat opposing defenses in a multitude…
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