GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Wisconsin 78, Ohio State 68

(AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. - Brad Davison scored 23 points and No. 13 Wisconsin beat No. 16 Ohio State 78-68 for its sixth straight victory.

Tyler Wahl added 20 points, one point shy of his career high, for the Badgers (14-2, 5-1 Big Ten). Johnny Davis had 14 points and nine rebounds.

Wisconsin was 10 of 23 from 3-point range.

E.J. Liddell scored 18 points for Ohio State (10-4, 4-2). Jamari Wheeler added 11 points, and Malaki Branham, Zed Key and Kyle Young each had 10.

Davison and Wahl hit 3s in an 8-0 run to help Wisconsin take an 18-7 lead. Jahcobi Neath, a Wake Forest transfer, made a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left in the first half and the Badgers led 40-27 at halftime.

The Buckeyes strung together an 8-0 run early in the second half to cut it to 43-35. Liddell's jumper with 8:51 to go cut Wisconsin's lead to 56-49.

Wisconsin overcame a second-half drought that lasted 3:32. Davison's 3-pointer ended the drought with 7:32 left, and put Wisconsin on top 59-49.


Ohio State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Liddell F 31 6-12 4-5 2-3 1-6 1 2 0 3 5 18
J. Ahrens F 24 2-5 0-0 1-4 0-3 1 0 1 1 5 5
Z. Key F 20 5-8 0-3 0-0 2-8 0 1 0 1 1 10
M. Branham G 31 5-9 0-1 0-2 0-5 1 0 1 0 2 10
J. Wheeler G 29 5-12 1-1 0-5 1-1 3 0 0 2 3 11
K. Young   28 5-10 0-0 0-3 1-5 0 0 0 1 0 10
C. Russell   15 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 1 0 2
E. Brown III   13 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-1 0 0 0 1 4 0
J. Sotos   9 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Totals   200 30-60
(.500)
5-10
(.500)
3-19
(.158)
7-33 7 3 2 11 20 68


Wisconsin
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
T. Wahl F 33 8-10 2-3 2-4 2-7 6 0 3 1 2 20
S. Crowl F 25 4-6 0-1 1-2 2-7 3 0 1 0 1 9
B. Davison G 37 7-12 7-8 4-6 0-3 1 0 0 1 2 25
J. Davis G 34 4-18 5-6 1-5 2-9 2 0 1 4 2 14
C. Hepburn G 28 0-3 0-0 0-2 0-2 1 0 0 3 2 0
C. Vogt   14 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 2 0 1 0 3 4
L. Bowman II   12 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 3
C. Gilmore   7 0-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Neath   5 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 3
J. Davis   3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B. Carlson   0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Higginbottom   0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   198 27-58
(.466)
14-20
(.700)
10-23
(.435)
7-33 16 0 6 9 14 78
Officials: Keith Kimble, Chris Beaver, Brian Dorsey




D1SportsNet