Buckeyes open with Notre Dame on aircraft carrier

Associated Press Modified: August 31, 2012 at 7:47 pm •  Published: August 31, 2012
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State returns four starters to a team that will open its season against national runner-up Notre Dame on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, S.C., Harbor on Nov. 9.

The Buckeyes also hit the road to take on North Carolina in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 28.

After a road swing to Washington State and Gonzaga, Ohio State opens conference play at Iowa on Jan. 3 and plays its first Big Ten home game against Illinois on Jan. 6. The Buckeyes close the regular season at home against rival Michigan on March 3.

All-Big Ten performer Tayler Hill and Big Ten defensive player of the year Amber Stokes lead the Buckeyes.

Game times and broadcast information will be announced later.