Buckeyes use quick start to pummel Purdue

COLUMBUS, Ohio — William Buford had 19 points, Jared Sullinger added 17 and No. 1 Ohio State rolled past No. 12 Purdue 87-64 on Tuesday night.

Jon Diebler had 13 points and a career-high eight rebounds, Deshaun Thomas added 13 points, David Lighty scored 10 points and Aaron Craft had 11 points and six assists for Ohio State (21-0, 8-0 Big Ten), which ran its record to 62-4 all-time when atop the polls.

The Buckeyes and No. 4 San Diego State (20-0) are the only unbeaten teams remaining in Division I.

JaJuan Johnson had 22 points for Purdue (17-4, 6-2).

Ohio State, which shot 55 percent from the field and hit 11 of 19 3-pointers, used an 11-0 first-half run to take control and never let up.

No. 5 Connecticut 76,Marquette 68

At Milwaukee, freshman Jeremy Lamb had a career-best 24 points and Connecticut overcame a tough shooting game from Kemba Walker with a 13-0 run late in the second half.

Connecticut (17-2, 5-2 Big East) won its third road game in five tries this season after going 2-10 away from home last season. The Huskies held Marquette (13-8, 4-4) without a field goal for nearly 10 minutes.

Walker finished with a season-low 14 points on 5-of-16 shooting. The junior guard, who came in averaging 25 points per game — second in the nation — had nine assists and six rebounds.

No. 6 Kansas 82, Colorado 78

At Boulder, Colo., freshman Josh Selby scored 17 points and Kansas scored its last nine points from the free throw line to hold off Colorado.

The Jayhawks (19-1, 4-1 Big 12) bounced back from their first home loss since 2007 to beat the Buffaloes for the 16th straight time.

Alec Burks had 25 points for Colorado (14-7, 3-3), which had its 14-game home winning streak snapped.

Seton Hall 90, No. 9 Syracuse 68

At Syracuse, N.Y., Jeremy Hazell led a long-range Seton Hall barrage with 28 points and the Pirates handed Syracuse its third straight loss.

Syracuse (18-3, 5-3 Big East) had lost two straight to top 10 conference foes, on the road at Pittsburgh a week ago and on Saturday at home to Villanova.

Seton Hall (9-12, 3-6), which had lost three straight, torched Syracuse's zone defense for seven 3s in the first half, four by Hazell, and built a 13-point halftime lead.

No. 24 Florida 104,Georgia 91, 2OT

At Athens, Ga., Chandler Parsons scored half of his 18 points in the second overtime for Florida.

Trey Thompkins put back a missed shot just ahead of the buzzer at the end of regulation, capping Georgia's rally from an eight-point deficit in the final 3 minutes. Florida (16-4, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) forced a second overtime when Erving Walker hit a long 3-pointer with 1 second remaining.

The Gators scored the first nine points of the second overtime. Parsons, who had 12 rebounds, hit a 3 from the corner and flew in for a putback that made it 96-88 with 1:40 remaining.

Walker and Kenny Boynton led Florida with 24 points apiece.

Travis Leslie scored 21 points for Georgia (14-5, 3-3), and Thompkins had 20 points and 13 rebounds.

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