OSU routs Walsh, 90-63

Published 1:34 am Friday, November 14, 2008

Evan Turner had 17 points and nine rebounds and William Buford added another 17 points from the bench as Ohio State beat Walsh 90-63 in an exhibition game Thursday night at Value City Arena.

Ohio State took a permanent lead four minutes into the game, and was ahead 45-32 at the half. The Buckeyes were up by as much as 32 in the second period.

The Cavs were led by Joe Shardo, who scored 14, had six rebounds and was six-for-six on free throws. Kyelce Cescato added 12 points.

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B.J. Mullens and David Lighty scored 12 apiece for Ohio State. Kyle Madsen came off the bench to add 11 points and eight rebounds.

Lamar Skeeter had nine points and six rebounds for Walsh. Eric Love was three-for-three on 3-pointers and Brandon Speck was three-for-five.

The Buckeyes had 21 assists and 14 steals and shot 55.7 percent from the floor.

Walsh was 41.2 percent from the floor and hit 13-of-16 free throws.