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Buckeyes Lead 34-33

Posted by Lori Schmidt December 31, 2013 0 Comments
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Lenzelle Smith, Jr.’s layup before the horn has given the Ohio State men’s basketball team a 34-33 halftime lead at Purdue. Smith leads the Scarlet and Gray with ten points.

Meanwhile Aaron Craft, whose pass set up Smith’s buzzer beater, has been active with 7 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 assists to go along with 4 points.

Amir Williams started today for the Ohio State men’s basketball team, despite the fact that 97.1 The Fan’s Paul Keels reports that he was ill enough to require hospitalization three days ago.

Williams has played 19 minutes in the first half against the Boilermakers, during which he recorded 4 points, 1 board and picked up a pair of fouls.

Last night, coach Thad Matta had described his team’s health situation as “nerve wracking,” and during The Fan’s pregame show this afternoon, he said a couple of his players were “game-time decisions.”

In addition to Williams, Keels reports that Marc Loving is dealing with a back injury. Loving has also played today, going 2/4 from the field for a total of 5 points.