NDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ohio State parted with an important lead to Purdue in the second half on Friday, yet took the desired actions in extra time to beat the Boilers 87-78 in he quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Purdue won the initial two gatherings this year, and Ohio State players were craving a rematch. The set of three satisfied everyone’s expectations.
The Buckeyes had a 49-point first half, yet Purdue continued pecking endlessly. Yet, in additional time, plainly they ran running on empty.
The Buckeyes advance to the elimination rounds against favorite Michigan. Purdue will anticipate a probably high seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Ohio State tore the game open halfway through the primary quarter, going on a 19-7 race to take a 37-22 lead. Ohio State’s Duane Washington Jr. exacerbated it, several threes one after the other, and afterward Ryan Young hit another at the bell to give the Buckeyes a 49-31 lead at the break.
Ohio State made 8-of-17 threes in the main half, with Young (18) and Washington (13) scoring 31 of its 49 focuses.
The two groups exchanged blows for the initial nine minutes of the subsequent half, and it wasn’t until Brandon Newman hit a three with 11:09 to go that Purdue got the shortage back to 10. It got to six at 64-58 after back to back bins by Trevion Williams. Also, it got to four at the 3:20 imprint when Zach Edey scored inside off of a decent pass from Williams.
And afterward it got to two at the 1:44 imprint when Williams scored again on a pleasant post move, faking and shaking multiple times before at last scoring over E.J. Liddell.
After Liddell missed a jumper, Ohio State’s Justice Sueing missed the putback, and Seth Towns did likewise, with the ball stalling out on top of the backboard. Purdue’s Edey, each of the 7-foot-4 of him, utilized a brush handle to thump it off. On the opposite end, Purdue went to Williams once more, and he replied with a child snare to tie the game at 70.
Ohio State got a couple of free tosses from Sueing to making it 72-70 Williams scored again with an up-and-under move to attach it at 72 with simply 9.4 seconds left. Ohio State got one final belonging, yet couldn’t get a shot off after the ball moved tipped away by Jaden Ivey, compelling extra time.
Ohio State got a break from the get-go in the additional period when Stefanovic tumbled to the ground and Seth Towns hit a totally open three to make it 78-74. On the opposite end, Liddell fouled out and pushing Williams and he made both free tosses.
Towns 15-footer. at that point Edey miss. Washington at that point hit a three for Ohio State, and the lead was rapidly at seven, at 83-76. This is the first of four games on Friday in the Big Ten Tournament. The total matching and timetable are underneath.
Enormous Ten Tournament
Here is the finished Big Ten Tournament plan, with game occasions and TV data:
Wednesday, March 10 (First Round)
Game 1 – Minnesota 51, Northwestern 46
Game 2 – Penn State 72, Nebraska 66
Thursday, March 11 (Second Round)
Game 3 – Maryland 68, Michigan State 57
Game 4 – Ohio State 79, Minnesota 75
Game 5 – Rutgers 61, Indiana 50
Game 6 – Wisconsin 75, Penn State 74
Friday, March 12 (Quarterfinals)
Game 7 – Michigan 79, Maryland 66
Game 8 – Ohio State 87, Purdue 78 OT
Game 9 – No. 2 seed Illinois versus No. 7 seed Rutgers – 6:30 p.m. ET (TV: Big Ten Network)
Game 10 – No. 3 seed Iowa versus No. 6 seed Wisconsin – after 25 minutes (TV: Big Ten Network)
Saturday, March 13 (Semifinals)
Game 11 – No. 1 seed Michigan versus No. 5 seed Ohio State – 1 p.m. ET (TV: CBS)
Game 12 – Game 9 versus Game 10 champ – after 25 minutes (TV: CBS)
Sunday, March 14 (Championship)
Game 13 – (Game 11 versus Game 12 champ) – 3:30 p.m. ET (TV: CBS)