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COL BKB: Ohio State 74, Purdue 64

Jan. 8, 2013 at 11:32 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 22 points, including four 3-point shots, to pace hot-shooting 14th-ranked Ohio State in their 74-64 victory over Purdue.

Thomas played 39 minutes and hit 8-of-13 field goals, including 4-of-7 from beyond the arc, for the Buckeyes (12-3, 2-1 Big Ten), who bounced back from a weekend loss to Illinois.

Aaron Craft contributed 15 points and Evan Ravenel scored 13 for the Buckeyes, who shot a sizzling 56.4 percent from the field and out-rebounded Purdue (7-8, 1-2) 36-27.

The Boilermakers lost their second consecutive game, shooting 38.8 percent from the field. Terone Johnson led the Purdue offense with 18 points.

Ohio State led 39-29 and kept Purdue at arm's length the rest of the way as both teams scored 35 points in the second half.

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