COL BKB: Ohio State 70, Nebraska 44

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- DeShaun Thomas led the way with 22 points Wednesday in helping No. 8 Ohio State romp past Nebraska 70-44 in the Big Ten opener for both schools.

COL BKB: Ohio State 87, Chicago State 44

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas put in 17 points Saturday and 10th-ranked Ohio State got back on the winning track by ripping Chicago State 87-44.

COL BKB: Kansas 74, Ohio State 66

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Ben McLemore pumped in 22 points and Jeff Withey added a double-double Saturday, propelling No. 8 Kansas over seventh-ranked Ohio State 74-66.

COL BKB: Ohio State 65, Winthrop 55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half Tuesday, propelling seventh-ranked Ohio State over Winthrop 65-55.

COL BKB: Ohio State 90, N.C.-Asheville 72

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Sam Thompson scored 18 points and Deshaun Thomas scored 17 Saturday to lead seventh-ranked Ohio State to a 90-72 win over UNC-Asheville in Columbus.

COL BKB: Ohio State 85, Savannah State 45

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas did almost all his damage in the first half Wednesday in sending No. 7 Ohio State to an 85-45 rout of Savannah State.

COL BKB: Ohio State 70, N. Kentucky 43

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- LaQuinton Ross and Deshaun Thomas combined for 36 points and 16 rebounds Saturday, powering No. 4 Ohio State to a 70-43 rout of Northern Kentucky.

COL BKB: Duke 73, Ohio State 68

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Quinn Cook made six straight free throws over the final 27 seconds Wednesday to finish off a 73-68 win for No. 2 Duke over fourth-ranked Ohio State.

COL BKB: Ohio State 91, UMKC 45

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas pushed Ohio State to an overwhelming start Friday and the No. 3 Buckeyes went on to crush Missouri-Kansas City 91-45.

COL BKB: Ohio State 77, Washington 66

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas poured in 31 points Sunday and fourth-ranked Ohio State downed Washington 77-66 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.

COL BKB: Ohio State 69, Rhode Island 58

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas logged a double-double of 25 points and 13 rebounds Saturday in fourth-ranked Ohio State's 69-58 victory over Rhode Island in Connecticut.

COL BKB: Ohio State 82, Albany 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Aaron Craft pumped in 18 points to go with seven assists Sunday in fourth-ranked Ohio State's season-opening 82-60 win over Albany.

COL BKB: Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66

PITTSBURGH, March 17 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 18 points Saturday, sparking Ohio State to a 73-66 triumph over Gonzaga in an NCAA Tournament East Region contest.

Michigan State, Ohio State roll in Big Ten

INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 (UPI) -- Draymond Green led a typically ferocious Michigan State defensive effort Saturday that put the Spartans in the Big Ten final with a 65-52 win over Wisconsin.

COL BKB: Ohio State 72, Michigan State 70

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 4 (UPI) -- William Buford's jumper with 1 second remaining Sunday lifted No. 11 Ohio State to a 72-70 win over No. 5 Michigan State and a share of the Big Ten title.

COL BKB: Ohio State 75, Northwestern 73

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Jared Sullinger banked in a layup with 3.1 seconds remaining Wednesday, boosting No. 11 Ohio State to a 75-73 win over Northwestern.

COL BKB: Wisconsin 63, Ohio State 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Jared Berggren's 3-pointer with 31 seconds left put Wisconsin ahead Sunday and the 15th-ranked Badgers held on for a 63-60 win over No. 9 Ohio State.

COL BKB: Ohio State 83, Illinois 67

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 19 points and William Buford added 17 Tuesday, powering No. 9 Ohio State to an 83-67 decision over Illinois.

COL BKB: Michigan 56, Ohio State 51

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Trey Burke put in 17 points Saturday and 19th-ranked Michigan remained undefeated at home with a 56-51 win over No. 6 Ohio State.

COL BKB: Ohio State 78, Minnesota 68

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- William Buford scored 24 points and Jared Sullinger added 23 Tuesday to lead No. 6 Ohio State to a 78-68 win over Minnesota.

COL BKB: Ohio State 87, Purdue 84

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- William Buford hit three 3-pointers and scored 29 points to lead third-ranked Ohio State past feisty Purdue 87-84 Tuesday.

COL BKB: Ohio State 58, Wisconsin 52

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Jared Sullinger struck for 24 points Saturday and third-ranked Ohio State cemented its hold on the Big Ten's top spot with a 58-52 win over co-No. 20 Wisconsin.

COL BKB: Ohio State 79, Nebraska 45

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- William Buford led a balanced Ohio State attack with a game-high 15 points Saturday and the sixth-ranked Buckeyes flattened Nebraska 79-45.

COL BKB: Ohio State 80, Indiana 63

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Lenzelle Smith Jr. drained four long-range shots en route to 28 points Sunday and fifth-ranked Ohio State dominated No. 8 Indiana 80-63.

COL BKB: Illinois 79, Ohio State 74

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Brandon Paul exploded for 43 points Tuesday, draining eight 3-pointers for Illinois in its 79-74 upset win over fifth-ranked Ohio State.
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