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Cagers Seek Better Effort On Boards

Koufos leads OSU in rebounds.

Despite having out-rebounded the majority of its opponents this season, Ohio State has struggled to clean the glass in conference play. With Minnesota coming to town Saturday night, find out what the Buckeyes are doing to improve their rebounding abilities and how crucial that will be to their quest for a third consecutive Big Ten title.

Although Ohio State snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory against a plucky Illinois team that refused to go away, much of the post-game conversation revolved around the home team's inability to control the boards. For the game, OSU was out-rebounded by a 33-29 margin that was made possible thanks to a 17-6 Illini margin on the offensive glass. On the first possession of the second...

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