Jan. 26, 2005
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Attendance: 12,482 The win against Penn State Wednesday snapsOhio State’s four-game losing streak. Ohio State leads the all-timeseries with Penn State, 16-13. The Buckeyes also hold an 11-4advantage in Columbus, including a 5-1 mark in Value City Arena.The Buckeyes are 87-21 all-time in Value City Arena and 11-1 athome this season. With nine 3-pointers against Penn State, the2004-05 Buckeyes moved into second place on Ohio State’s all-timeseason 3-point field goals made list. The squad has converted on180 treys this season and needs 38 to move into the top spot withat least 10 more games remaining on the schedule. With 28 attempts,the Buckeyes moved into third place on the season 3-point fieldgoal attempts list. The 2004-05 squad has attempted 460 treys thisyear and needs seven to move into second place. Four Buckeyesscored in double-figures against Penn State. Ohio State has hadfour or more players reach double digits in five games this season.In those games, the Buckeyes are 3-2. Ohio State had six players indouble figures in the double-overtime loss at LSU (Jan. 15). OhioState improved to 13-2 when leading at halftime. The Buckeyes ledPenn State, 37-26, at the break. Ohio State committed nineturnovers Wednesday vs. Penn State. The Buckeyes are 11-4 when theycommit less than 15 turnovers. The Ohio State bench outscored PennState’s bench 21-13, marking the 12th time this season the Buckeyeshave done so. All 21 points came from Je’Kel Foster (14) and MattSylvester (seven). Senior Brandon Fuss-Cheatham scored aseason-high 15 points against the Nittany Lions. His previousseason best was 14 at Clemson Dec. 1. He also set a career-highwith six field goals and tied a career-high with 11 field goalsattempted. Fuss-Cheatham’s career-high of 17 points came Jan. 24,2004 vs. Iowa. Junior J.J. Sullinger scored his 500th point as aBuckeye with a dunk with 14:56 to play in the first half. With 10points, Sullinger now has 509 points in an Ohio State uniform and782 for his career, which includes one season at Arkansas(2001-02). With one 3-pointer against Penn State, senior TonyStockman is tied for seventh place on Ohio State’s career 3-pointfield goals made list with 125 career treys. Stockman tied hiscareer-high with 18 attempted field goals.