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College basketball Top 25 recap: Indiana beats Ohio State 72-64

Tom Creen applauding Indiana's effort
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On Sunday, Indiana upset No. 22 Ohio State behind Yogi Ferrell’s 20 points. Senior Will Sheehey joined Ferrell with 19 points, but the team effort was displayed on the defensive end. The final score was Indiana 72-64 over Ohio State.

Ohio State hit one shot outside of the paint, including a goose egg from 3-point range. Lenzelle Smith Jr. and LaQuinton Ross paced the Buckeyes with 19 points apiece.

With Hoosiers up five, Yogi Ferrell threw a perfect lob to Hanner Mosquera-Perea for the and-1 opportunity. LaQuinton Ross fouled out with as a result of the play, and Mosquera-Perea made the free throw to go up by eight.

Wichita State goes undefeated in regular season.

After a slow start, the Indiana Hoosiers used a 17-0 run to turn a nine point deficit into an eight point lead. It was a four minute spurt that completely change the fortunes for the Buckeyes.

Indiana had 11 points in the first 12 minutes of the game. By the time their run was over, the Hoosiers were taking a 33-25 lead into halftime.

It was more of the same in the second half. Ohio State started the period making 6-7 shots. They cut the Indiana lead to two points. Soon after, Indiana seized control of the momentum with a 7-0 run.

Midway through the second half, LaQuinton Ross took over for the Buckeyes. His array of drives and inside scoring ability cut the lead to one. However, back to back threes by Gordon and Sheehey extended the lead back to seven points.

Aaron Craft had trouble all day scoring around the basket. He was 1-8 with five minutes left in the game. Then on back to back possessions, Craft forced a terrible layup attempt and missed a three point shot. He did make an uncontested layup in the final seconds

Ohio State had 367 consecutive games with a three pointer made. They were 0-11 from downtown.

Indiana improved to (17-12, 7-9) and Ohio State dropped to (22-8, 9-8) in the Big 10.


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