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Loving, Tate lead Ohio State men's basketball to domination of Marshall

Marc Loving scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to a 111-70 win over

By NICK MCWILLIAMS Associated Press Published: November 26, 2016 4:00 AM
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COLUMBUS -- Marc Loving scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to a 111-70 win over Marshall on Friday night.

Jae'Sean Tate added 20 points, and Kam Williams made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for the Buckeyes (6-0). Trevor Thompson scored a season-high 15 points, and Micah Potter had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Ohio State.

The Buckeyes outrebounded Marshall 61-32.

Jon Elmore scored 14 of his season-high 25 points in the first half for Marshall (4-1). Austin Loop had 15 points.

Ohio State trailed briefly after Loop hit a quick shot to start the game before stretching out to a 12-7 lead four minutes into the first half. A 13-0 run gave the Buckeyes a 38-14 lead with nine minutes left in the half.

The Buckeyes shot 55 percent from the floor but only 11-of-23 from the free-throw line.


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