COL BKB: Ohio State 59, Wisconsin 58

Feb. 1, 2014 at 2:46 PM   |   Comments

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Amir Williams made two free throws in the final seconds Saturday to clinch 23rd-ranked Ohio State's 59-58 win over No. 13 Wisconsin.

Williams, who had nine points and six rebounds in the game, converted the front end of a two-shot trip to the line to give the Buckeyes (17-5, 4-5 Big Ten) a 58-57 lead with 54 seconds to play and then made another try with 24 seconds remaining.

Traevon Jackson missed the second of two shots for Wisconsin (17-5, 4-5) with 17 seconds remaining.

LaQuinton Ross led the Buckeyes with 13 points. Amedeo Della Valle added 11 points off the bench, nine of which came in the first half.

Nigel Hayes led Wisconsin with 17 points.

The win started the month on the right foot for the Buckeyes, who were 2-5 in January. Wisconsin has lost 5-of-6 games after going 16-0 to start the season.

© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
Eric Decker asks why people are Jets fans, gets predictable response Eric Decker asks why people are Jets fans, gets predictable response
Still unbeaten: FSU rallies from 21 down in Louisville
NBC to continue broadcast of Breeders' Cup
Rivalry week for Ravens, Steelers
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Around the Web