Ohio State struggled at the start, but used a strong 2nd half to beat Michigan 62-53 to remain undefeated at 23-0. Ohio State improved to 10-0 in the Big Ten and are 23-0 for the second time in school history.
Using Sullinger inside, the Buckeyes went to the free throw line 25 times in the game, hitting 15(60%) while Michigan was just 1-4 from the stripe. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Wolverines with 15 points and Darius Morris scored 12. Michigan fell to 13-9 on the season – 3-6 in the Big Ten.