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Jan. 21, 2001

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Ohio State extended its streak of consecutive games with atleast one 3-point goal made when Sean Connolly hit a 3-pointer latein the first half. Ohio State has connected on at least one 3-pointgoal in 268-consecutive games.%^$

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Ken Johnson started his 110th career game. He stands one startbehind fifth-place Kelvin Ransey (111, 1977-80) and is one of eightplayers in Ohio State history to eclipse 100 starts in his Buckeyecareer.%^$

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Johnson blocked six shots in the game, giving him 395 in hiscareer. That leaves him 33 behind former Penn State star CalvinBooth, who rejected 428 from 1995-99.%^$

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In five career games, Johnson has 17 career blocks againstMichigan State. Johnson now has at least one game with 5 or moreblocks vs. every Big Ten opponent.%^$

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Johnson, first in field goal percentage (.667) during Big Tenplay, continued his torrid shooting with a 6-of-10 performance. Hehas connected on 36 of 54 shots against Big Ten foes.%^$

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With 76 blocked shots this season, Johnson stands ninth on theOSU single-season chart – just two behind eighth-place HerbWilliams (78). Johnson holds the top two spots on the chart with161 last season and 100 in 1998-99.