No. 4 Ohio State vs. Penn State: Buckeyes Blowout Nittany Lions, 78-54

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 13: Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks to pass against Jeff Brooks #25 and Andrew Jones #22 of the Penn State Nittany Lions during the championship game of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 13, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jared Sullinger had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the Ohio State Buckeyes' 78-54 win over the Penn State Nittany Lions.

The No. 4 Ohio St. Buckeyes built a 20-point halftime lead as they cruised to a 78-54 win over the Penn St. Nittany Lions to improve to 18-3 on the season.

Sophomore forward Jared Sullinger led the Buckeyes with 20 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Buckeyes to a third straight win before the team's big game with No. 20 Michigan Wolverines on Saturday afternoon. Senior guard William Buford chipped in with 15 points and nine rebounds for the Buckeyes, hitting three of six from beyond the arc.

For Penn State, junior guard Tim Frazier led the team with 16 points on six-of-17 shooting while sophomore guard Jermaine Marshall finished with 14 points, struggling with just one-of-six on three-point attempts. The Nittany Lions fell to 10-12 on the season and are 2-7 within the Big Ten. Penn State is off until next Wednesday night when they host the Wisconsin Badgers, who are currently ranked 25th.

For more on the Buckeyes visit Along The Olentangy. For more on the Nittany Lions, check out Black Shoe Diaries.

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