COL BKB: Ohio State 100, Alcorn State 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Jon Diebler's 22 points led No. 17 Ohio State to a 100-60 season-opening victory Monday over Alcorn State in the 2K Sports Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

OSU, Purdue advance in Big Ten tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, March 14 (UPI) -- Evan Turner's team-high 18 points led Ohio State's 82-70 upset of sixth-ranked Michigan State Saturday in the Big Ten Conference semifinals in Indianapolis.

COL BKB: Purdue 75, Ohio State 50

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Robbie Hummel led five Purdue players in double-figure scoring with 17 points Saturday when the No. 16 Boilermakers beat Ohio State, 75-50.

COL BKB: Ohio State 64, Minnesota 58

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Evan Turner had 18 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to lead the Ohio State Buckeyes to a 64-58 victory over 19th-ranked Minnesota.

COL BKB: Ohio State 80, Purdue 72 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Evan Turner had 26 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists Tuesday, keying Ohio State's 80-72 overtime upset of 13th-ranked Purdue.

COL BKB: Illinois 67, Ohio State 49

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Mike Tisdale scored 15 points Tuesday to lead the 24th-ranked Illinois Illini to a 67-49 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes.

COL BKB: Ohio State 65, Michigan 58

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Evan Turner had 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to lead Ohio State to a 65-58 upset win over No. 24 Michigan.

COL BKB: Ohio State 68, Iowa 65

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Jon Diebler scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half Wednesday and Ohio State held Iowa scoreless for the final 3:28 to down the Hawkeyes 68-65.

COL BKB: Ohio State 83, UNC-Asheville 59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- B.J. Mullens had 19 points and eight rebounds Monday to lead 13th-ranked Ohio State to an 83-59 victory over UNC-Asheville.

COL BKB: Ohio State 71, Iona 53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Evan Turner scored 21 points Saturday, keying a 71-53 victory by 16th-ranked Ohio State over Iona College.

COL BKB: Ohio State 54, Butler 51

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Evan Turner led Ohio State with 14 points Saturday, helping the 21st-ranked Buckeyes slip past Butler 54-51.

COL BKB: Ohio State 67, Notre Dame 62

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Evan Turner had 28 points and 10 rebounds Saturday, powering Ohio State's 67-62 upset of seventh-ranked Notre Dame.

COL BKB: Ohio State 73, Miami (Fla.) 68

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Jon Diebler scored 20 points Tuesday to help Ohio State rally from a 14-point second-half deficit and beat No. 22 Miami (Fla.) 73-68.

COL BKB: Ohio State 92, Massachusetts 85

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Kosta Koufos scored 23 points Thursday and carried Ohio State to a 92-85 victory over Massachusetts in the title game of the National Invitation Tournament.

COL BKB: Ohio State 81, Mississippi 69

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- Evan Turner and Jamar Butler scored 17 points apiece Tuesday, powering Ohio State to an 81-69 win over Mississippi in the NIT semifinals in New York.
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Evan Turner
Golden State Warriors Dorell Wright waits for Philadelphia 76ers Evan Turner to land before taking a shot at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on December 27, 2010. The Warriors defeated the 76ers 110-95. UPI/Terry Schmitt

Evan Marcel Turner (born October 27, 1988 in Chicago, Illinois), nicknamed The Villain, is an American basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers. Turner was drafted 2nd overall by the 76ers in the 2010 NBA draft. Turner plays the point guard, shooting guard and small forward positions. Turner is a first-team 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball All-American and 2010 National Player of the Year. Turner is the incumbent two-time Big Ten Conference scoring champion and the reigning Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year. He has twice been the only player named as a unanimous first-team selection by both the coaches and the media to the All-Big Ten team (2008–09, 2009–10). By finishing first in scoring and second in both rebounds and assists in the conference in the 2009–10 season, he is the first men's basketball player to finish in the top two in each of these categories and in fact, the first to finish in the top five in each category in the same season.

Turner attended St. Joseph High School in Westchester. By his senior season, he was one of the top high school basketball players at his position in the nation. As a true freshman, he helped lead the Buckeyes to the 2008 National Invitation Tournament championship. The following year, he was the Big Ten Conference scoring champion for the 2008–09 season and was a first-team 2009 All-Big Ten selection. That season, he was also an honorable mention All-American and was selected as a member of the 2009 All-Big Ten Conference Tournament team, and he became one of five Big Ten players to have been among the top ten in the conference in average points, rebounds, and assists in the same season.

He was selected to various 2009–10 preseason All-American teams including ESPN and FOX Sports. Turner was named among the 50 preseason 2010 Wooden Award watch list nominees and the 50 preseason Naismith College Player of the Year watchlist nominees. He was selected as a Midseason Top-30 finalists for the Wooden Award. He was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers as the second pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. He is the conference record-holder for most career Conference Player of the Week awards and despite missing over a month of his junior season for the 2009–10 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team he also set the single-season record for Player of the Week awards.

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