Big Ten Tournament - Ohio State vs Nebraska Recap - Ohio State Wins 71-67
|Big Ten Tournament - Ohio State vs Nebraska Recap - Ohio State Wins 71-67|
Ohio State got a 26-point performance from LaQuinton Ross, who added 13 rebounds as Ohio State ran past Nebraska 71-67 on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Ohio State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread.
Amedeo Della Valle had 12 points for Ohio State and Shannon Scott chipped in with 9 points. Aaron Craft had 6 assists for them, while LaQuinton Ross was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Nebraska got a 20-point performance from Terran Petteway, who was supported by 15 points from Walter Pitchford. Shavon Shields had 4 assists in a losing cause for Nebraska, while David Rivers grabbed 9 rebounds.
Ohio State hit the break trailing 31-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Ohio State as they grabbed 43 boards, while Nebraska only had 34.