Recap - Penn State Defeats Ohio State 65-63
|Recap - Penn State Defeats Ohio State 65-63|
Penn State grabbed a 65-63 win over Ohio State on Thursday, behind a 23-point effort from D.J. Newbill at Bryce Jordan Center.
Penn State was a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Tim Frazier had 16 points for Penn State and Geno Thorpe chipped in with 9 points. D.J. Newbill had 3 assists for them, while Ross Travis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Ohio State got 19 points from LaQuinton Ross in a losing cause and another 10 points from Aaron Craft. Shannon Scott contributed 5 assists for them, while LaQuinton Ross had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Ohio State were victorious, as the score was 28-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Penn State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Ohio State only had 25.