March 31, 2007
Ohio State showed it can win without Greg Oden. Georgetown was just lost without Roy Hibbert.
With Hibbert and Oden both hampered by foul trouble, it was Mike Conley Jr. and the rest of the Buckeyes who carried Ohio State to its first national title game since 1962 with a 67-60 victory over Georgetown on Saturday night.
Conley finished with 15 points, six assists and five rebounds, while Oden added 13 points - all in the second half - and eight rebounds.
Hibbert scored 19 and had six rebounds for the Hoyas, and more than held his own in the much-anticipated matchup with Oden. Problem was, he spent too much time as a spectator. Full Story