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Buckeyes Face Stiff Test In Tar Heels

Diebler broke out last time against UNC.

Ohio State breezed through its first two games of the season last week, but things get decidedly tougher now. After a week-long layoff, the Buckeyes take on defending national champion North Carolina at Madison Square Garden and are hoping to reverse some recent history against the Tar Heels.

Evan Turner and Jon Diebler remember their last game against North Carolina for different reasons. Both freshmen, they were part of an Ohio State team that drew the Tar Heels for their foe in the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. UNC came out with a 66-55 victory during which it was held to a season-low scoring output, but the Buckeyes headed into the locker room with a 32-29 lead thanks to a three... Recommended Stories