Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • ISU 44.2
    • 51.0 OSU
  • Three Point %

    • ISU 48.0
    • 50.0 OSU
  • Turnovers

    • ISU 16
    • 9 OSU
  • Rebounds

    • ISU 37
    • 24 OSU

Game Information

University of Dayton Arena
Coverage: CBS
  • Dayton, Ohio 45490
Capacity: 13455
Referees: Karl Hess, Scott Thornley, Terry Oglesby
3/25/2013 Associated Press

Craft's 3 rescues Ohio St., seals Sweet 16 spot

Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton -- a place of heartaches -- as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament's wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.

Iowa State363975
Ohio State384078

Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Deshaun Thomas now has 162 career points in the Men's Basketball Championship, tied for the 2nd-most in Ohio State history.

  • Iowa State had 12 3-pointers vs Ohio State, the 2nd-most vs any Buckeyes team in the Men's Basketball Championship.

  • With his game-winning 3-point field goal against Iowa State, Aaron Craft joins Vander Blue as the only players in the last two Men's Basketball Championships to make a potential game-tying or go-ahead field goal in the final 10 seconds of a game. Players are a combined 2-for-20 on such attempts.

  • Ohio State scored 18 points off 16 Iowa State turnovers in its 78-75 win Sunday. The Buckeyes are now 19-1 this season when they score at least 15 points off turnovers. The one loss was to Kansas on Dec. 22.

  • Ohio State shot 51 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the 3-point line in its 78-75 win against Iowa State. Ball movement was the key. The Buckeyes shot 65.4 percent when having three or more passes on a play. When Ohio State did not have three passes before a shot, it made less than 35 percent.

  • Aaron Craft was a 29 percent 3-point shooter this season entering today.That was his first 3-point attempt of the game.Craft was 4-for-15 on 3-pointers in the NCAA Tournament in his career before that shot.


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