The Ohio State Buckeyes saw early-game domination fade away late as they were upset by the No. 15 Indiana Hoosiers late in the game, losing 74-70.Jared Sullinger was held to fifteen points, nine of which came from free throws, which he went 9-of-13 on. It was Ohio State's second loss of the season, and the second time that Indiana upset a top-five team this season. Earlier in the year, Indiana won in the final seconds over the then-No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats.
Ohio State dominated the game early, doubling up on Indiana, but eventually entered the half down by one, trailing 33-32. Cody Zeller and others hit three straight baskets in the final minute to put Indiana ahead, and the momentum was firmly established heading into the second half. This was the kind of outcome that Ohio State knew was a possibility, given Indiana's history of playing games like that this season.
The Buckeyes' Aaron Craft led all scorers with 16 points, five rebounds, four assists, and two steals. He went 6-for-10 from the field and 3-for-4 with his free throws, while Victor Oladipo led the way for Indiana, with 15 points, six rebounds, three steals, one assist and a block.
Ohio State will take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers next, looking for a win to rebound from their second loss of the season.
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