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Eyeing IU


Keys to the game

Indiana dropped its second straight game, losing at Ohio State 80-63 on Sunday.

The No. 7 Hoosiers scored just 14 points in the first half to fall to 15-3 overall, 3-3 in the Big Ten. The No. 5 Buckeyes improved to 16-3 overall, 4-2 in conference play.

Here are the highlights.

Key run: Ohio State's Jared Sullinger made a basket with 17:12 left in the first half to start the Buckeyes on a 13-2 run. When it ended the Buckeyes had a 20-7 lead.

Key number: 12. The number of turnovers in the first half for IU. Indiana had six turnovers during a nearly nine minute stretch when it did not score a point.

Local connection: Bishop Luers standout Deshaun Thomas scored 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting for the Buckeyes. He also had three rebounds and three assists.


"They just really got up into us and we were not as strong with the ball as we needed to be."

- Indiana coach Tom Crean