4:00 PM ET, December 27, 2008
Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- West Virginia coach Bob Huggins tried to downplay how much beating Ohio State meant to him.The wide smile, while shaking hands with and winking at Mountaineers fans as he left the court, told a different story.Alex Ruoff scored 17 points to lead the way in a 76-48 victory over Ohio State (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) on Saturday.
• Ohio State suffered its worst home loss since Feb. 7, 1998 when Purdue defeated them 107-75.
• The loss snapped OSU's win streak at 14 games, which had been the longest in the country.
• The Buckeyes (9-1) lost for the first time this season
• West Virginia has won four straight.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||31-65 (.477)||18-58 (.310)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-20 (.200)||2-18 (.111)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-16 (.625)||10-19 (.526)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
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