1:00 PM ET, February 14, 2010
State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Only a few minutes ticked off the clock Saturday before Bill Cole and his Illinois teammates had seen enough of Ohio State's 3-point accuracy.
• Jon Diebler scored all of his 18 points via the 3-pointer and Evan Turner had 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to power the Buckeyes.
• Ohio State has won six straight games and is 10-2 since Turner returned to action from injury.
• No Illinois player cracked double figures in points. Demetri McCamey had nine points and nine assists to lead the Illini.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
In a battle of former high school teammates, Evan Turner and Ohio State got the best of Demetri McCamey and Illinois. McCamey and Turner came into Sunday's game 1-2, respectively, in the Big Ten in assists. Both were able to distribute efficiently, but Turner had more help, including 18 points from Jon Diebler.
|Pts from ast||19||18|
|Pct of offense||48.6||50.9|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-49 (.531)||23-67 (.343)|
|3P Made-Attempted||11-22 (.500)||4-24 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-15 (.600)||3-6 (.500)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||11 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|