Ohio State lights up Marshall, scores 111 points in easy win

Ohio State lights up Marshall, scores 111 points in easy win

(AP) Marc Loving scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to a 111-70 win over Marshall on Friday night.

Jae’Sean Tate added 20 points, and Kam Williams made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for the Buckeyes (6-0). Trevor Thompson scored a season-high 15 points, and Micah Potter had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Ohio State.

The Buckeyes outrebounded Marshall 61-32.

Jon Elmore scored 14 of his season-high 25 points in the first half for Marshall (4-1). Austin Loop had 15 points.

Ohio State trailed briefly after Loop hit a quick shot to start the game before stretching out to a 12-7 lead four minutes into the first half. A 13-0 run gave the Buckeyes a 38-14 lead with nine minutes left in the half.

The Buckeyes shot 55 percent from the floor but only 11 of 23 from the free-throw line.

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