Buford has 25, No. 3 OSU beats Valpo, 80-47
William Buford scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half and
No. 3 Ohio State routed Valparaiso 80-47 on Friday night.
Aaron Craft added 15 points and eight assists for the Buckeyes
(6-0), who tuned up for a big home showdown against No. 6 Duke on
Tuesday. Jared Sullinger had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Deshaun
Thomas chipped in with 12 points.
Jay Harris led the Crusaders (5-2) with 18 points.
Buford had four points in Ohio State’s 19-2 surge right after
In the final minute, the crowd sang derisive cheers against
Michigan, the Buckeyes’ football opponent on Saturday.