COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) JaQuan Lyle scored 10 points and dished out 11 assists on Wednesday night in Ohio State's 78-47 blowout win over Jackson State.
Marc Loving and Kam Williams led the Buckeyes (5-0) in scoring with 19 and 15 points, respectively. Paris Collins led the Tigers (1-4) with 19 points, 14 in the first half.
After going down 15-9 following a 13-2 run by JSU, the Buckeyes went on a 14-0 run, and then capped off the final 6:14 of the first half with a 17-3 run. Lyle found Jae'Sean Tate for three and-1 opportunities and went to Trevor Thompson on back-to-back alley oops at the end of the first half.
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Williams was 5 for 5 in the first half, and Loving went 3 for 5 from 3 in the second 20 minutes. The Tigers had a 37-32 edge on the boards, but OSU had 20 assists compared to JSU's nine.
Ohio State shot 55 percent from the field while holding the Tigers to just 30 percent.