No. 24 Cincinnati beats Marshall 93-91 in OT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Troy Caupain missed yet another shot on his off night, and the ball got slapped back to him as he stood unguarded in the middle of the lane. He put up another shot that finally went in for the game-winner.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Blue streak: Jackets rout Penguins 7-1 to take Metro lead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some of the high energy seemed to be sucked out of Nationwide Arena when Sidney Crosby scored for Pittsburgh less than 3 minutes into the game against Columbus. But the Penguins wouldn't find the net again for the rest of the night as the surging Blue Jackets rallied for a blowout win.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Ohio State escapes with 79-77 win over UNC Asheville

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A couple weeks ago, Ohio State might have lost to UNC Asheville, but on Thursday night the Buckeyes closed the game out because of a level of play that coach Thad Matta said he has been searching for from JaQuan Lyle since practice opened on Oct. 1.

  • Written by JACOB MYERS, Associated Press