No. 4 Ohio State vs. Northern Kentucky final score: Buckeyes dominate in 70-43 win

Jamie Sabau

The Ohio State Buckeyes dominated Northern Kentucky on Saturday, winning 70-43.

No. 4 Ohio State dominated Northern Kentucky on Saturday, picking up the team's fifth win of the season (5-1, 3-0 at home) with the 70-43 performance. LaQuinton Ross had 22 points on the day off of the bench, shooting 8-for-12 from the field and sinking all three of his free throws. He also picked up eight rebounds, which was tied for the team lead with Deshaun Thomas.

Thomas shot 5-for-14, which wasn't stellar, but he did have 14 points on the day, good for second on the team. His eight rebounds helped Ohio State out-rebound the Norse by a margin of 42-38. All in all, Ohio State didn't have a great day shooting, with a 37.7 shooting percentage, but Northern Kentucky fared worse, at 27.1 percent.

Nobody stepped up and had a big day for Northern Kentucky, as Jalen Billups led the way with just 11 points, though he did also manage nine rebounds. He was the only player for the Norse to break into double digits for the game.

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