Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, Lexington, Kentucky; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 Kentucky hosts Ohio in an early season matchup. Ohio won 85-71 over Robert Morris on Monday. Kentucky is coming off an 80-55 win over Mount St. Mary’s on Tuesday.
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The dynamic Oscar Tshiebwe has averaged a double-double (18.3 points, 18.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks) to lead the way for the Wildcats. Sahvir Wheeler is also a top facilitator, averaging a double-double himself with 11 points, 10 assists and two steals per game. The Bobcats have been led by Mark Sears, who is averaging 19.3 points and four rebounds.