Scores

Final

Ohio State 61

(21-9, 10-8 Big Ten)

Wisconsin 57

(19-12, 10-8 Big Ten)

    2:30 PM ET, March 13, 2009

    Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

    1 2 T
    OSU 29 3261
    WIS 28 2957

    Top Performers

    Ohio State: E. Turner 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Wisconsin: T. Hughes 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Buckeyes squeak by Badgers with stifling defense down stretch

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Evan Turner scored 19 points Friday and Ohio State held Wisconsin without a field goal for the final 6 minutes of the Buckeyes' 61-57 victory in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament.

    The Badgers led 54-47 with 6 minutes to go but missed their final seven shots, managing only one free throw by Marcus Landry and two by Jason Bohannon during the 14-3 run by the Buckeyes. Turner had six points during that stretch.

    Fifth-seeded Ohio State (21-9), which lost to Michigan State in the Big Ten quarterfinals last year, will play the top-seeded and seventh-ranked Spartans in the conference semifinals Saturday. Jeremie Simmons added 10 points for Ohio State. No. 4-seed Wisconsin (19-12) was led by Trevon Hughes with 15 and Bohannon with 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OSU
    WIS
    Points 61 57
    FG Made-Attempted 19-38 (.500) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 7-22 (.318)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 14-18 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 7

    2008-09 Season

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