Thursday's Results

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#13/14 Ohio State 69, Northwestern 59
Deshaun Thomas scored 22 points and No. 13 Ohio State used a late 12-0 run to beat Northwestern 69-59 on Thursday night, the Buckeyes' 32nd consecutive home win against the Wildcats. Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 12 points - all in the first half - with Sam Thompson adding 11 and Amir Williams a career-high 10 for the Buckeyes (18-6, 8-4 Big Ten). Pesky Northwestern (13-12, 4-8) led throughout the second half despite having only seven scholarship players due to injuries. Tre Demps led the Wildcats with 16 points, Reggie Hearn had 12 and Dave Sobolewski 10. RECAP

Minnesota 58, #20/19 Wisconsin 53 (OT)
Andre Hollins hit the go-ahead 3-pointer midway through overtime to finish with 21 points and lead Minnesota to a 58-53 victory over No. 20 Wisconsin on Thursday night. It was third straight game Wisconsin went to overtime. Austin Hollins added 11 points for the Gophers (18-7, 6-6 Big Ten), who held the Badgers without a basket for about 11 minutes until Jared Berggren's putback with 10 seconds left in the extra period. Hollins went 4 for 4 from the free throw line over the final 18 seconds of overtime to seal it. RECAP

Iowa 74, Penn State 72
Junior Roy Devyn Marble's 22 point performance helped the University of Iowa men's basketball hold off a feisty Penn State charge, as the Hawkeyes downed the Nittany Lions, 74-72, on Thursday night in the Bryce Jordan Center. It was Iowa's first win in Happy Valley since 2006. "We knew this wasn't going to be easy," said Marble. "They were sticking with us, and we just had to keep fighting. I told the guys we had to grind this out. We didn't want to go home with that bad taste like we did the last 3-4 games on the road. We just dug in." RECAP

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