The Buckeyes will be hosting Purdue sooner than expected.
Ohio State was originally scheduled to host the Boilermakers in a Big Ten showdown on Jan. 27, but the game has now been moved up by the Big Ten conference and will instead take place on Tuesday, Jan 19, the conference announced on Wednesday.
The game will tip-off in Columbus at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on Big Ten Network.
In the first matchup between the two teams earlier in the season, Purdue handed the Buckeyes one of their two losses on the season, defeating Ohio State 67-60 in Mackey Arena.
The Big Ten Conference and college basketball as a whole has experienced an influx in schedule changes this season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.