March Madness - Iowa State vs Ohio State Wrap - Ohio State Wins 78-75
|March Madness - Iowa State vs Ohio State Wrap - Ohio State Wins 78-75|
Ohio State got 22 points from Deshaun Thomas as they ran past Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday at Dayton Arena.
Ohio State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Aaron Craft had 18 points for Ohio State and LaQuinton Ross chipped in with 17 points. Aaron Craft had 6 assists for them, while Deshaun Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Iowa State got 19 points from Korie Lucious in a losing cause and another 17 points from Will Clyburn. Korie Lucious contributed 4 assists for them, while Melvin Ejim had 11 rebounds.
Ohio State led at halftime, 38-36.
Iowa State had a 36-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.