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Illinois Falls 71-63 to Ohio State - Recap
Ohio State grabbed a 71-63 win over Illinois on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Kaleb Wesson at Value City Arena.
Ohio State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -5.5-point spread as favorites.
Ohio State got 17 points from E.J. Liddell and another 15 points from CJ Walker. CJ Walker contributed 5 assists, while E.J. Liddell cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Illinois got 21 points from Ayo Dosunmu in a losing cause and another 11 points from Andres Feliz. Ayo Dosunmu contributed 5 assists for them, while Andres Feliz had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois were victorious, as the score was 37-31 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Ohio State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Illinois only had 28
Ohio State heads into a battle against Michigan State. Illinois, meanwhile, will have their next action against Iowa.