No. 23 Ohio St pulls away, routs Morehead State 77-44

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 16 factors and No. 23 Ohio State pulled away from Morehead State for a 77-44 win on Wednesday.

Justice Sueing, C.J. Walker and Duane Washington Jr. had 11 factors apiece for Ohio State (3-0). Kyle Younger collected 10 factors and 9 rebounds, and Justin Ahrens completed with 9 factors.

DeVon Cooper scored 13 factors for Morehead State (1-3), which shot a dismal 25% from the ground. Skyelar Potter had 11.

Ohio State led 37-27 on the break. Younger, a 6-foot-8 energy ahead, made it 54-37 together with his fifth profession 3-pointer halfway by the second half, and the Buckeyes took off from there.

Younger added a dunk in transition off a Washington go, and Washington hit a 3 as Ohio State went up 65-42 with 5:04 left. The lead ballooned to as many as 32 factors as Ahrens hit a trio of 3-pointers and Washington made one for a 77-42 lead with simply over a minute left.

BIG PICTURE

Morehead State: The Eagles hung with Ohio State for about 27 minutes earlier than falling again. They’ll discover the going simpler once they dive into Ohio Valley Convention play subsequent week.

Ohio State: The Buckeyes are exhibiting progress as they tune up for his or her first street recreation and first actual check at Notre Dame as a part of the ACC/Massive Ten Problem subsequent week.

UP NEXT

Morehead State: Visits Japanese Kentucky on Monday.

Ohio State: Hosts Alabama A&M on Saturday.

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