Ohio State picked up a key win over Rutgers on Wednesday night.(Joseph Maiorana/USA TODAY Sports)


Spencer Holbrook

Published on February 12, 2020


COLUMBUS — It wasn’t as easy as it could have been for Ohio State.

After putting on an offensive outburst in the first half and building a lead that reached 20 at points mid-way through the second half, the Buckeyes let Rutgers crawl back into a game that never should have gotten back to a single-digit lead.

But after a tense final few minutes, questionable passing decisions when Rutgers decided to run a full-court press and plenty of free throws to put the game on ice Wednesday night, Ohio State survived with a 72-66 win inside the Schottenstein Center.

Obi Toppin Leads Team With Seventh Double-Double Of Season

DAYTON – The No. 6 University of Dayton men's basketball team delivered Rhode Island their second loss in Atlantic 10 Conference play with 81-67 home victory. The Flyers extended their win streak to 13 games, while ending Rhode Island's 10-game win streak. Dayton remains undefeated at UD Arena, as well as in Atlantic 10 Conference play. The Flyers are 11-0 in the Atlantic 10 race, while Rhode Island is a game-and-a-half back at 10-2.  



  • Dayton Men’s Basketball Survives Tough Road Test At Massachusetts In 71-63 Win

      Jalen Crutcher Scores 11 Points In 1:53 Of Play


AMHERST, Mass – The No. 6 University of Dayton men's basketball survived the first of two consecutive road games in 71-63 victory Saturday over Massachusetts. Dayton extended its win streak to 14 games, while remaining undefeated in Atlantic 10 Conference play.


• The Flyers will be on the road again to face VCU on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Game time is 8:30 p.m. ET.

• Dayton will then return home to sold-out UD Arena to face Duquesne on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. ET.

BLUEFIELD, West Virginia – Three Central State players scored 20 or more points as the Marauders beat Bluefield State, 93-86, on Wednesday
 With their fourth straight win, the Marauders improve to 13-10 overall. BSU falls to 9-12 on the year.
CSU battled back from a 10-point deficit in the first half to trail by just one, 42-41, at halftime. Jumping ahead 69-66 midway through the second half, CSU manufactured a 9-0 run capped off by a three-point play by Harris Brown. A few minutes late, CSU went on a 8-2 run. A Darweshi Hunter free throw put CSU up by 14 with 5:03 to play. CSU tempered a late BSU run by going six of eight from the free throw line in the final three minutes to seal the win.

The Marauders host Miles on Saturday at 3 pm.


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