Opening Comments: I was plenty nervous going into this year (in general) and this game (in particular). You only learn so much about your team before Christmas. But, what a great start to the big ten season. Basketball has its ups and downs. This was an up. Let’s enjoy it. Summarizing the game in a few words: UW had a good offensive day, a great defensive day, and our best defensive rebounding performance of the year to seal a 22 point blowout. Pace: The game was a deliberate 59 possessions. That makes it the 11 fewest possessions of the year. Efficiency: Was it offense or defense? Most definitely defense, but offense was good too. OSU scored at .73 PPP. For the year we had been giving up .89. So, they actually scored the third fewest points of the year against us. Only Cal Poly (.65)...

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