BTN.com staff, March 2, 2014
For the fourth time in as many tries, Indiana knocked off a ranked Big Ten team at Assembly Hall. This time, the Hoosiers dropped No. 20 Ohio State, 72-64. In other action, No. 19 Iowa held off Purdue, 83-76, and No. 14 Wisconsin took down Penn State, 71-66. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post.
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INDIANA 72, OHIO STATE 64 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 20 points and Will Sheehey added 19 on Sunday, leading Indiana past No. 22 Ohio State 72-64. It was the second straight win for the Hoosiers (17-12, 7-9 Big Ten) – both over ranked teams in the last four days. LaQuinton Ross and Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 19 points each for the Buckeyes (22-8, 9-8) who lost their second straight – both road games against teams in the bottom half of the conference race.
IOWA 83, PURDUE 76 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Roy Devyn Marble scored 21 points and No. 20 Iowa snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Purdue 83-76 on Sunday. Aaron White and Mike Gesell added 15 points each for the Hawkeyes (20-9, 9-7 Big Ten), who have recorded consecutive 20-win seasons for the first time in eight years. Iowa blew a 13-point halftime lead, but an 8-0 run put the Hawkeyes back ahead 68-64 with 5:56 left.
WISCONSIN 71, PENN STATE 66 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Josh Gasser scored 15 points to lead a balanced Wisconsin offense and the 14th-ranked Badgers (24-5, 11-5) beat Penn State 71-66 on Sunday for their seventh straight victory. Ben Brust scored 14 points and Traevon Jackson, who made four clutch free throws down the stretch, added 13. D.J. Newbill had 23 points for Penn State (14-15, 5-11), which dropped to 2-5 against ranked teams this season. The redshirt junior became Penn State's 31st career 1,000-point scorer.
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