Ohio State downs Minnesota

William Buford had 24 points and Jared 68, at Williams Arena on Tuesday.

Buford and Sullinger each added eight rebounds and Deshaun Thomas netted 12 points for the Buckeyes (22-4, 10-3 Big Ten), who were coming off a 58-48 loss to Michigan State on Saturday, snapping a six-game win streak.

Rodney Williams had 21 points and nine rebounds, and Julian Welch added 11 points to go with nine assists for Minnesota (17-9, 5-8), which dropped three of its last four contests.