Second-Round Highlights: (11) Dayton 60 – (6) Ohio State 59

03/20/2014

Lenzelle Smith Jr.BUFFALO – Vee Sanford’s driving jump shot with 3.8 seconds remaining helped the Dayton Flyers upset No. 6-seed Ohio State, 60-59, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Sanford finished with 10 points and Dyshawn Pierre added 12 as No. 11-seed Dayton advanced to meet the winner of Syracuse vs. Western Michigan.

The Flyers led 33-30 at halftime and the lead see-sawed in the final minutes. Following Sanford’s go-ahead bucket, Ohio State’s Aaron Craft missed a hurried jumper at the buzzer.

Gary Cohen and Kevin Grevey called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Matt Kavanaugh banks it in and is fouled to give Dayton an early lead.)

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(Vee Sanford’s one-hander is good and Dayton leads 33-28.)

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(Sam Thompson and Dyshawn Pierre exchange 3-pointers as the lead changes hands early.)

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(Aaron Craft’s layup gives Buckeyes a 52-51 lead.)

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(Aaron Craft’s running scoop shot is good as Ohio State takes lead at 59-58.)

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(Vee Sanford’s hits game winning bank shot with 3.8 seconds to go to win Battle of Ohio!)

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(Postgame interview with Dayton’s Dyshawn Pierre)

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