The Ohio State Buckeyes are rolling once again.
After a couple of tough road losses early in Big Ten play, the Buckeyes seemed to snap out of their funk with a convincing win over Indiana last week and they continued that trend on Saturday evening when they went on the road and routed the Nebraska Cornhuskers 79-45.
The 45 points allowed is the impressive part of this win as the Ohio State pressure was able to put the clamps on a frisky Nebraska squad that showed up ready to play. After five minutes, Nebraska had n 8-5 lead but things turned quickly against the home team as Ohio State put together a 13-0 run and never looked back.
The Buckeyes used a full team effort at both ends of the floor ending the game with 12 different players scoring points. William Buford led the way with 15 points including 3 for 5 from behind the arc. Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas each pitched in 14 points.
With Michigan playing outside the Big Ten, the win moved Ohio State (17-3) into a tie for first place with Michigan and Michigan State at 5-2 in conference play.
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