EA Sports All-Stars beat Ohio State in overtime

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 14, 2003

COLUMBUS - Greg Grays and Al Faux scored 22 points apiece to lead the EA Sports East All-Stars to an 80-77 overtime win over Ohio State in an exhibition game Thursday night.

EA Sports erased a five-point deficit in the final 41 seconds of regulation, tying the score 69-all on Grays' 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining.

Terence Dials led the Buckeyes with 18 points and nine rebounds. J.J. Sullinger scored 17, Tony Stockman had 15 points - all on 3-pointers - and Matt Sylvester added 15 off the bench for Ohio State.

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Sullinger missed the front end of a one-and-one with 15 seconds left, preventing Ohio State from extending its 69-66 lead. The Buckeyes made only nine of their 18 free-throw attempts.

Both teams shot 30-for-72 from the floor (42 percent).

EA Sports took the lead for good 75-73 on Paul Shirley's two free throws with 2:14 left in overtime. After baskets by Faux and Sylvester, Grays' jumper with 31 seconds to go gave EA Sports a 79-75 lead.

Stockman missed a jumper with 12 seconds left, and Faux made one of two free throws four seconds later.

Lonnie Jones added 14 points for EA Sports.