Ohio State Downs Cent Conn State 74-56 - Match Report
LaQuinton Ross scored 23 points leading Ohio State to a 74-56 victory over Cent Conn State at Value City Arena on Saturday.
Ohio State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27.5-point spread.
Ohio State got 17 points from Lenzelle Smith Jr. and another 11 points from Amir Williams. Shannon Scott contributed 4 assists, while LaQuinton Ross cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Cent Conn State got 12 points from Faronte Drakeford in a losing cause and another 10 points from Matt Mobley. Kyle Vinales contributed 4 assists for them, while Matt Hunter had 6 rebounds.
Ohio State led at halftime, 38-29.
Cent Conn State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-28.