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Buckeyes Beat Illini 68-55 On 19 By Deshaun Thomas

Deshaun Thomas, playing perhaps his final home game for No. 14 Ohio State, scored 19 points Sunday to lead the Buckeyes to a 68-55 victory over Illinois, keeping alive their hopes of a Big Ten title tie.

03/10/2013

Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr. celebrates during the first half while playing the Ohio State Buckeyes at Crisler Center on February 5, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

No. 3 Michigan Beats No. 10 Ohio State 76-74 In OT

Tim Hardaway Jr. kept Michigan in the game when the Wolverines weren’t playing a whole lot of defense. Then he ended it by smothering Ohio State’s final chance of overtime.

02/05/2013

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Thomas Has 20, OSU Hands Michigan 1st Loss, 56-53

Deshaun Thomas had 20 points and scored the first and last baskets in a 16-0 first-half spurt to help No. 15 Ohio State beat second-ranked Michigan 56-53 on Sunday, denying the Wolverines their first No. 1 ranking in more than 20 years.

01/13/2013

Tracy Abrams of Illinois and Aaron Craft of Ohio State battle for a loose ball. (Credit: Getty)

Illinois Rebounds With Win Over Buckeyes, 74-55

Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 on Saturday.

01/05/2013

Ohio State Buckeyes forward Jared Sullinger. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

No. 4 Ohio State Beats No. 20 Michigan 64-49

Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 17 points and had a career-high 12 rebounds as No. 4 Ohio State flexed its muscle inside to beat No. 20 Michigan 64-49 on Sunday, keeping the Buckeyes in a first-place tie in the Big Ten.

01/29/2012

Jordan Hulls #1 of the Indiana Hoosiers fouls William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes after Buford stole the ball from Hulls in the first half on January 15, 2012 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Smith Goes Wild With 28 In Buckeyes’ 80-63 Win

Lenzelle Smith Jr. more than doubled his career high with 28 on Sunday to lead No. 5 Ohio State to a surprisingly easy 80-63 victory over seventh-ranked Indiana.

01/15/2012