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COL BKB: Ohio State 68, Michigan State 60

  |   Feb. 24, 2013 at 7:02 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Aaron Craft scored 21 points for No. 18 Ohio State Sunday and the Buckeyes dealt a blow to No. 5 Michigan State's conference title hopes with a 68-60 victory.

Deshaun Thomas sparked a big second half, scoring 12 of his 14 points, and Evan Ravenel added 10 with five rebounds for the Buckeyes (20-7, 10-5 Big Ten).

Ohio State notched an eighth straight 20-win season under Coach Thad Matta.

Adreian Payne scored 12 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Spartans (22-6, 11-4), who dropped a second consecutive game.

The loss put them two games behind Big Ten leader Indiana with three contests remaining.

Gary Harris also reached double figures with 14 points for MSU.

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