NCAA Tournament, Syracuse Vs. Ohio State: Buckeyes Lead, Orange In Dire Straits With Fouls

Ohio State has been making plays in the second half to earn a 50-44 lead over Syracuse at the under-12 timeout. But Syracuse has been hampered by some serious foul trouble.

Jared Sullinger, limited to six minutes in the second half, has 11 points in the game, matching William Buford's 11 for the game's high. Lenzelle Smith has nine points for the Buckeyes, who are also doing work on the glass, snagging 27 rebounds to Syracuse's 16.

But Ohio State has also been to the line 24 times thanks to 19 whistles on the Orange, and Dion Waiters, James Southerland and Rakeem Christmas have all picked up four fouls. Scoop Jardine leads Syracuse with seven points and five assists, but hasn't scored since the first half.

For up-to-the-minute scores on all NCAA Tournament games, please check out SI.com's complete scoreboard.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub. There you'll find a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on each game as the road to the Final Four continues.

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