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Ohio St. 79, Iowa 48

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- David Lighty and Othello Hunter each scored 14 points to lead Ohio State to a 79-48 win over Iowa Wednesday night, pushing the Buckeyes' winning streak to eight.

Ohio State (12-3, 3-0 Big Ten) outscored Iowa 27-3 over the final 11 minutes of the first half to break open what had been a close game.

Reserve guard Eric Wallace scored 10 for Ohio State.

Tony Freeman scored a game-high 21 points for Iowa (7-9, 0-3), and junior forward Cyrus Tate added 10.

Iowa was 19-of-56 from the field while Ohio State made 33-of-63 shots and out-rebounded the Hawkeyes 36-33.

The Buckeyes are 3-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since winning their first seven conference games in 1991.