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University Park, PA (Sports Network) - Sam Thompson paced Ohio State with 16 points as the 14th-ranked Buckeyes rolled past Penn State, 65-51, at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Deshaun Thomas and Lenzelle Smith Jr. followed with 11 points apiece for Ohio State (15-4, 5-2 Big Ten), which won for the fourth time in five games.

Jermaine Marshall led the Nittany Lions (8-12, 0-8) with 16 points as Penn State dropped its 18th straight meeting with the Buckeyes.

D.J. Newbill added 15 points and six assists in defeat.

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