Ohio State basketball will be down one starter for Thursday’s B1G opener against Rutgers.

According to the Buckeyes, Isaac Likekele is out against the Scarlet Knights. Likekele is heading to Texas to be with his family to attend to a family matter.

Eugene Brown also remains out with a concussion.

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Likekele has started every game for the Buckeyes this season and is averaging 27.5 minutes per game. Likekele is also averaging 4.5 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists to begin the season.