Boxscore
Ohio St. 75, Texas-San Antonio 46
Friday, March 18, 2011 4:40 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - Ray Natili, Bill McCarthy, Tim Nestor
Attendance - 20164

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas-San Antonio 21 25 46
Ohio St. 37 38 75

Recap


CLEVELAND – William Buford and Jon Diebler led a balanced offensive assault as top-seeded Ohio State coasted to a 75-46 victory over No. 16 Texas-San Antonio in the second round of the East Regional on Friday afternoon.

Buford scored 18 points and Diebler added 14 for Ohio State (33-2), which shot 55.8 percent from the floor and 50 percent (12 of 24) from 3-point range. The Buckeyes assisted on 26 of their 29 field goals.

Ohio State, which will face No. 8 seed George Mason in Sunday's third round, fell into an early 9-5 hole before it answered with an extended 32-10 surge to take control.

Texas-San Antonio cut the deficit to 11 points early in the second half, but the Buckeyes responded with another 15-1 burst to make it 52-27 with 13:41 remaining.

Devin Gibson had a game-high 24 points and four steals for the Roadrunners (20-14).

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jeromie Hill 30:00 3-6 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 4 2 2 0 6
Stephen Franklin 31:00 2-7 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 5
Devin Gibson 39:00 9-18 2-4 4-5 0 3 3 3 1 4 6 0 24
Melvin Johnson III 38:00 1-9 1-8 2-2 2 3 5 1 2 0 2 0 5
Larry Wilkins 36:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 1 2 1 1 0 4
Sei Paye 12:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tyler Wood 8:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Whitehead 1:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Kalif Bakare 1:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike White 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Sims 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-53 4-17 6-7 10 14 24 6 12 7 13 0 46
  34.0% 23.5% 85.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 13

Ohio St Buckeyes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
William Buford 31:00 7-12 3-5 1-2 2 4 6 5 0 0 2 0 18
Jared Sullinger 28:00 5-7 0-0 1-2 3 6 9 0 2 3 1 0 11
David Lighty 30:00 3-5 2-3 0-0 1 0 1 5 1 1 2 0 8
Jon Diebler 35:00 4-9 4-8 2-2 0 4 4 5 1 0 3 0 14
Dallas Lauderdale 17:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 1 1 0 1 3 4
Aaron Craft 24:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 7 3 1 3 0 0
Deshaun Thomas 20:00 5-7 2-3 1-2 4 4 8 3 0 0 1 0 13
Jordan Sibert 9:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Lenzelle Smith Jr. 5:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Eddie Days 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 29-52 12-24 5-8 11 23 34 26 9 5 13 3 75
  55.8% 50.0% 62.5% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13
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