Ohio State routs North Dakota State

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Updated: December 14, 2013

Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – LaQuinton Ross and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. each
supplied 18 points to lead No. 3 Ohio State to a 79-62 victory over North
Dakota State on Saturday as part of the Gotham Classic from Value City Arena.

Sam Thompson and Marc Loving netted 12 points apiece for the Buckeyes (10-0),
who have won all 10 games by double digits.

Aaron Craft contributed six points and seven assists to move his career assist
total to 581, surpassing Jamar Butler (579) for the most career helpers in
Ohio State history.

Tyler Braun paced the Bison (7-4) with a game-high 21 points, while Marshall
Bjorklund donated 12 points for North Dakota State, which had won five
straight.