East Regional 2nd Round: (2) Ohio State 78 – (15) Loyola-Maryland 59


PITTSBURGH, PA – Deshaun Thomas scored a career-high 31 points, and pulled down 12 rebounds for good measure, leading 2nd-seeded Ohio State to a comfortable, 78-59 victory over 15th-seeded Loyola-Maryland.

William Buford added 17 for the Buckeyes, while Jared Sullinger recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.  Erik Etherly came off the bench to score a team-high 19 points for the Greyhounds.

Ohio State will meet 7th-seeded Gonzaga in 3rd-round action on Saturday.

Scott Graham and Kevin Grevey called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.

(Smith, Jr. gets the and-one to put OSU up early, 12-7)

(Olson hits a three to keep the Greyhounds within striking distance, 40-30)

(Deshaun Thomas continues his huge night, as the Buckeyes go up by 18)

(Thomas caps off his career night, as Ohio State cruises by a 78-59 final)

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