DAYTON, Ohio – No. 8-seed Ohio State Buckeyes and the No. 9 Siena Saints are heading into their second OT tied at 65. The Saints hit a three-pointer with 3 seconds left in the first OT for 5 more minutes. The teams were tied at 56 at the end of regulation.
The Buckeyes led by a score of 28-23 at the half, with Evan Turner, Dallas Lauderdale and B.J. Mullens pacing the team with six points each. Turner also has a Buckeye-best six rebounds and five assists while playing in all 20 minutes of the first half.
Ohio State was 11-of-23 in shooting for 48 percent compared to Siena’s 27 percent, but the Saints threw up 10 more shots in the half. Leading the way for Siena was Edwin Ubiles with seven points and Alex Franklin has grabbed seven boards, including four on the offensive end.
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