Feb. 12, 2003
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Senior Sean Connolly reached 1,000 career points with 13against PSU. Shun Jenkins grabbed a career high 17 rebounds, themost since Shaun Stonerook recorded 19 in a 102-72 win over GeorgeMason in 1996. Jenkins’ 17 rebound total is the most since GeorgeReese grabbed 15 rebounds in a 75-44 win over Detroit in the 1999NCAA Tournament. With one steal, senior Brent Darby reached 100 forhis career. Ohio State improved to 14-12 all-time against PennState, including a 5-6 record in State College, Pa. Darby playedthe entire 40 minutes against PSU. He has played 40 or more minutesin 11 games this season, including three of the last four outings.He also has scored 20 or more points in 8 games and has reacheddouble figures offensively in 16-consecutive games. The win gaveOhio State head coach Jim O’Brien career win No. 349. He has 114 insix seasons at Ohio State. Ohio State outrebounded the NittanyLions by 19 (48-29). The margin is the second largest margin of theseason behind the 48-20 advantage against Tennessee State Dec. 28.