William Buford scored 15 points, Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas had 14 apiece, and sixth-ranked Ohio State blew out Nebraska for the second time this month with a 79-45 victory Saturday night.
The Buckeyes (17-3, 5-3 Big Ten) swept their games against
Nebraska by a combined 65 points and moved into a three-way tie for
first place in the conference with Michigan and Michigan State.
Ohio State came to Lincoln looking to polish its game on the
road. The Buckeyes were 2-3 in road games, including 1-2 against
Big Ten opponents.
The Buckeyes weren't overly sharp, but still were good enough to
beat the Huskers (10-9, 2-6) worse than they did in Columbus on
Jan. 3, when they won 71-40.
Brandon Ubel and Bo Spencer had eight points apiece for Nebraska, which had two field-goal droughts of longer than eight minutes.