With Michigan looming, Buckeyes focus on Michigan State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The giant video screen in Ohio State's indoor practice facility ran a loop of MMA fighters beating each other senseless, coach Urban Meyer's way of reminding players that they have one swing to knock out Michigan State this week and keep their championship dreams alive.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Ohio State wins sloppy over North Carolina Central 69-63

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jae'Sean Tate scored 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Ohio State overcame cold shooting and some ugly play to beat North Carolina Central 69-63 Monday night.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer