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Ohio State Holds Off Late Michigan Rally To Remain Undefeated

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) – William Buford scored 19 points and collected nine rebounds as No. 2 Ohio State took care of Big Ten rival Michigan, 68-64, at Crisler Arena.

Jared Sullinger and David Lighty both added 12 points for the Buckeyes (17-0, 4-0 Big Ten), while Sullinger also collected seven boards and Aaron Craft posted 10 points.

Darius Morris had a team-best 18 points and eight assists for Michigan (11-6, 1-3), which has dropped three straight, including back-to-back losses to top-10 teams. Zack Novak chipped in 16 points, while Evan Smotrycz had 14 points and six boards.