Dec. 16, 2004

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The win over the Raiders was the first for Ohio State againstTexas Tech…the series is even at one win apiece. Ohio State hasled at the half in each of the squad’s nine games this season.Terence Dials scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his andthe team’s first double-double of the season. Dials has four careerdouble-doubles. Tony Stockman’s five made 3-pointers give him 100for his Ohio State career. The win is the first for Ohio State awayfrom Columbus against a current member of the Big 12 Conferencesince a 72-63 win at Nebraska (12/5/87) in the NebraskaInvitational. The last neutral-site win for Ohio State was againstVillanova (67-66) at the Maui Invitational (11/26/04). Ohio Statefinished the game with just eight turnovers with only two committedin the second half. Junior Je’Kel Foster grabbed a career-highseven rebounds in win. Texas tied the game at 71 with 3:13 to playbut the Buckeyes did not allow another score the remainder of thegame. Ohio State will play its next four games at home beforeopening the Big Ten Conference schedule at Illinois Jan. 5. TheBuckeyes face Morehead State at 4 p.m. Sunday in Value City Arena.