The Buckeyes (9-3, 3-3 Big) led by 22 then watched as Rutgers made a little run to cut it to eight before finally getting the lead back to double digits and then win by 11 points. The Buckeyes outrebounded the Silver Knights (7-4, 3-4 Conf) 38-27. Ohio State outshot the Silver Knights 51%-43.9%. Duane Washington Jr. (Grand Rapids, MI) led the Buckeyes balanced attack with 17 points and 2 steals. E.J.Liddell (Belleville, IL) added 15 points, 6 boards, and 2 assists. For Rutgers who have lost 4 of 5 Jacob Young (Houston, TX) had a game-high 19 points.