Buckeyes' season rides on huge week: at No. 3 Michigan Tuesday, home vs. No. 1 Indiana Sunday

Coach Thad Matta says he doesn't look closely at his Ohio State Buckeyes' schedule.

It's a good thing. He might get an ulcer.

The 10th-ranked Buckeyes face a daunting week when they travel to play No. 3 Michigan on Tuesday night and then host top-ranked Indiana on Sunday.

Even players who continually say they're only worried about the next game are aware of the upcoming task.

Ohio State's leading scorer, Deshaun Thomas, welcomes the defensive challenges he'll face. Point guard Aaron Craft likes where the Buckeyes are, tied for second in the Big Ten, but acknowledges what the Buckeyes are up against over a five-day span.