Ohio State Beats Minnesota

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State honored its 1960 national

championship team, then the current Buckeyes showed they could play

a little, too.

William Buford scored a career-high 26 points and Evan Turner

and Jon Diebler each had 19 points to lead the 20th-ranked Buckeyes

past Minnesota 85-63 Sunday for their fifth win in six games.

The Buckeyes (16-6, 6-3 Big Ten) shot 63 percent against

Minnesota (13-8, 4-5), which came in limiting opponents to just

38.6 percent.

Rodney Williams had 13 points, Ralph Sampson III had 11, and

Damian Johnson and Blake Hoffarber each had 10 to lead the Golden


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