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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. Ken Johnson started his 110th careergame. He stands one start behind fifth-place Kelvin Ransey (111,1977-80) and is one of eight players in Ohio State history toeclipse 100 starts in his Buckeye career. Johnson blocked six shotsin the game, giving him 395 in his career. That leaves him 33behind former Penn State star Calvin Booth, who rejected 428 from1995-99. 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. Johnson, first in field goalpercentage (.667) during Big Ten play, continued his torridshooting with a 6-of-10 performance. He has connected on 36 of 54shots against Big Ten foes. With 76 blocked shots this season,Johnson stands ninth on the OSU single-season chart – just twobehind eighth-place Herb Williams (78). Johnson holds the top twospots on the chart with 161 last season and 100 in 1998-99.