Ohio State basketball at No. 4 in AP and Coaches polls

Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE

Ohio State held onto its No. 4 spot in the AP and Coaches' polls after notching a season-opening victory over Albany on Sunday.

The Ohio State Buckeyes remain No. 4 in this week's college basketball polls after the team cruised to an 82-60 victory over the Albany Great Danes on Sunday, two days after their Carrier Classic game against the Marquette Golden Eagles was canceled.

The Buckeyes started slowly against Albany, and trailed the Great Danes, 23-22, late in the first half. However, Ohio State picked up the intensity from there, ultimately making 57 percent of its shots on the way to an easy win.

Up next for the Buckeyes are the Rhode Island Rams, who lost to Norfolk State in their opener.

Elsehwere in the state of Ohio, the Cincinnati Bearcats held their No. 24 ranking in the AP Top 25, and moved into the same position in the USA Today Coaches Poll after previously being unranked. Cincinnati won its opener over the Tennessee-Martin, 80-57.

The Bearcats will host 0-1 Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night.

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