BTN.com staff, March 19, 2015
There were two Big Ten teams involved in NCAA Tournament games on Thursday, and both contests were decided in overtime.
Ohio State kicked off the action with a thrilling 75-72 win over VCU.
Purdue followed that with a heartbreaking 66-65 loss to Cincinnati.
And here's a daily Big Ten men's basketball scoreboard.
OHIO STATE 75, VCU 72 (OT): BOX SCORE | PBP | RECAP
D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points and rallied Ohio State from an early 12-point deficit as the 10th-seeded Buckeyes beat seventh-seeded VCU 75-72 in overtime in an NCAA Tournament opener Thursday.
CINCINNATI 66, PURDUE 65 (OT): BOX SCORE | PBP | RECAP
Troy Caupain got Cincinnati to overtime with his buzzer-beating layup, then Coreontae DeBerry helped the eighth-seeded Bearcats beat Purdue 66-65 Thursday night in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament.