COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State stormed out of the gate and rode that to a 131-50 exhibition win over visiting Urbana on Sunday.
Kevin McGuff’s top-5 recruiting class made their presence known in their first game at Value City Arena as they led the team with 90 combined points. Jacy Sheldon and Kierstan Bell led the team with 25 points apiece while Kaelynn Satterfield added 22 points.
Sophomore Dorka Juhasz scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Janai Crooms chipped-in with 14 points and eight assists. Aaliyah Patty had the lone double-double in the game with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Ohio State scored 42 points in the opening quarter and led 66-25 at halftime.
The Buckeyes will open the regular season next Sunday vs. Valparaiso in the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame Classic. The game will tip at 2 p.m. and will be played at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. This will be just the second meeting all time between Ohio State and Valparaiso.