Recap - Ohio State Defeats UNC Asheville 90-72

Recap - Ohio State Defeats UNC Asheville 90-72

Ohio State earned a 90-72 victory over UNC Asheville on Saturday, getting 18 points from Sam Thompson at Value City Arena.

Ohio State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 24.5-point spread.

Deshaun Thomas had 17 points for Ohio State and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. chipped in with 16 points. Shannon Scott had 9 assists for them, while Deshaun Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

UNC Asheville got a 26-point performance from Keith Hornsby, who was supported by 14 points from Will Weeks. Will Weeks had 3 assists in a losing cause for UNC Asheville, while Will Weeks grabbed 6 rebounds.

Ohio State hit the break leading 50-35 before taking care of business in the second half.