Ohio State men’s basketball 2019-20 full schedule released

Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The complete schedule 2019-20 schedule for the Ohio State men’s basketball team has been released.

Head coach Chris Holtmann who is entering his third season. Their non-conference schedule features eight home games.

The Buckeyes will open the season at Value City Arena against the University of Cincinnati. This is the first time these two schools will meet in Columbus since 1921.

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The schedule also includes a home game against Villanova, a road game against North Carolina and natural court games against Kentucky and West Virginia.

Ohio State will return to St. John Arena for one game this season on November 25 to face Kent State.

Big Ten Conference regular-season play will start in early December with a home game against Penn State on Dec. 7.

2019-20 Ohio State Men's Basketball Schedule


30-Wed. Cedarville (Exh.)


6-Wed. Cincinnati

10-Sun. UMass Lowell

13-Wed. 1-Villanova

18-Mon. 2-Stetson

22-Fri. 2-Purdue Fort Wayne

25-Mon. 2a- Kent State

29-Fri. Morgan State


4-Wed. 3-at North Carolina

7-Sat. Penn State

15-Sun. at Minnesota

17-Tues. Southeast Missouri State

21-Sat. 4-vs. Kentucky

29-Sun. 5-vs. West Virginia


3-Fri. Wisconsin

7-Tues. at Maryland

11-Sat. at Indiana

14-Tues. Nebraska

18-Sat. at Penn State

23-Thurs. Minnesota

26-Sun. at Northwestern


1-Sat. Indiana

4-Tues. at Michigan

9-Sun. at Wisconsin

12-Wed. Rutgers

15-Sat. Purdue

20-Thurs. at Iowa

23-Sun. Maryland

27-Thurs. at Nebraska


1-Sun. Michigan

5-Thurs. Illinois

8-Sun. at Michigan State

11-15/Wed.-Sun. 6-Big Ten Tournament

1-2019 Gavitt Games, Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio

2-2019 Ohio State Classic, Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio

2a-2019 Ohio State Classic, St. John Arena, Columbus, Ohio

3-Big Ten/ACC Challenge, Dean Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

4-CBSSports Classic, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

5-Cleveland Classic, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, Ohio