The Ohio State Buckeyes are heading back to the sweet 16 thanks to the buzzer beater that Aaron Craft nailed down with .5 seconds left on the clock. The Buckeyes had a lead as large as 13 points in one part of the contest.
They got into some foul trouble and let Iowa work the lead down to nothing. With the game tied at 75 with only 29 seconds left in the game, Aaron Craft controlled the ball and worked the clock down to .5 seconds when he hit a 3 that would seals the deal for his Buckeyes.
This was a game that didn’t have to be as close as it was. With the win the Buckeyes have won 10 games in a row. LaQuinton Ross was having the game of his life when Thad Matta sat him down. He was controlling everything each time he touched the ball today and if the Buckeyes would have lost this game, there would be some serious questions Matta would have to answer.
Ross had 17 points in the game and Iowa was having problems stopping him.
The Buckeyes would see Aaron Craft suffer from the foul line all game long. When it mattered he came through and it looked like he never had a doubt in the shot he took to give the Ohio State Buckeyes a trip to the Sweet 16. Craft was extremely confident in his shot and I am glad he was.
The Refs made some bad calls during the game and even Barkley commented on how bad the officials were today.
Craft blew a lot of opportunities during the game, but he came through when it really counted. He made a big-time shot like any big-time player would do.
In his post game Thad Matta said he hopes one day they put a statue of Aaron Craft outside the building…..
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