COL BKB: Ohio State 76, Delaware 64

Dec. 18, 2013 at 9:29 PM   |   0 comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- La Quinton Ross scored 19 points Wednesday and No. 2 Ohio State dominated the backboards in fighting off Delaware 76-64.

The unbeaten Buckeyes came into the game having allowed 54.6 points per game, third best in the country, but the Blue Hens outshot Ohio State from the field 42 percent to 40.

The 64 points produced by Delaware were the second most surrendered by the Buckeyes this year.

Ohio State (11-0) outrebounded the Blue Hens 40-29. Aaron Craft contributed 14 points for the Buckeyes, who had an 11-point halftime lead, and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. had 12.

Devon Saddler scored 17 points for Delaware (5-6).

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