Ohio State vs Penn State Final: 65-51 - Recap
|Ohio State vs Penn State Final: 65-51 - Recap|
Sam Thompson scored 16 points leading Ohio State to a 65-51 victory over Penn State at Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed Ohio State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 13 at sportsbooks.
Ohio State got 11 points from Lenzelle Smith, Jr. and another 11 points from Deshaun Thomas. Aaron Craft contributed 5 assists, while Lenzelle Smith, Jr. cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Penn State got 16 points from Jermaine Marshall in a losing cause and another 15 points from D.J. Newbill. D.J. Newbill contributed 6 assists for them, while Jon Graham had 6 rebounds.
Ohio State led at halftime, 29-18.
The rebound battle favored Ohio State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Penn State only had 25.