6:30 PM ET, January 19, 2011
Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It wasn't Ohio State coach Thad Matta's idea to drill his players on defense this week.It was theirs.David Lighty scored 18 points and Ohio State wasn't tested in its first game as No. 1, rolling over Iowa 70-48 on Wednesday night.
•Ohio State beat Iowa for the sixth straight time.
•The Buckeyes are 19-0, the third-best start in school history.
•David Lighty became the third player in Ohio State history with at least 1,000 career points, 500 career rebounds and 300 career assists in this game, joining Evan Turner and Jim Jackson.
•Iowa is 0-10 this season when allowing at least 70 points.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||22-55 (.400)||26-55 (.473)|
|3P Made-Attempted||1-7 (.143)||6-21 (.286)|
|FT Made-Attempted||3-4 (.750)||12-15 (.800)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|
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Big Ten Conference Standings
Aaron Craft had only 3 points against Iowa, but he made up for it with 7 steals, setting a new freshman school record and coming one shy of the school record for any player.[+]
ESPN Stats & Information