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College Basketball: No. 3 Ohio State dumps Delaware

LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points, including eight in a decisive 15-0 run, to lead No. 3 Ohio State past Delaware, 76-64, on Wednesday night in Columbus, Ohio.

LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points, including eight in a decisive 15-0 run, to lead No. 3 Ohio State past Delaware, 76-64, on Wednesday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 14 points, Aaron Craft had 12, Amir Williams had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Amedeo Della Valle added 10 points for the Buckeyes (11-0), who have won every game by double figures.

Devon Saddler, still rounding into shape after a seven-game disciplinary suspension, had 17 points and Jarvis Threatt added 14 for the Blue Hens (5-6), who have lost three straight. It was their second of three games in six days, all in the BlackRock Gotham Classic.

Both teams will be playing in the same five-team "tournament" at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday, with the Blue Hens meeting Bryant and Ohio State squaring off against Notre Dame.

Cabrini 98, Randolph-Macon 91 - Junior Aaron Walton-Moss poured in 40 points to lead the Cavaliers (9-0) to a come-from-behind win over the visiting Yellow Jackets (4-4) in Radnor. Walton-Moss added 10 rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Senior A.J. Picard added 20 points and six assists.

Holy Family 73, Univ. of Sciences 46 - Khir Hankins came off the bench to score 18 points, to lead five players in double figures as the host Tigers (7-4) beat the Devils (6-4, Garrett Kerr 18).

Lebanon Valley 92, Arcadia 75 - Joe Brown (La Salle High) scored a team-best 28 points for the Knights (4-5, 0-3 Commonwealth Conference) in a conference loss to the host Dutchmen (2-6, 1-2) in Annville, Pa.

Eastern 82, Ursinus 70 - The Bears (1-7) got 18 points off the bench from senior guard Pat Vasturia, but it was not enough as the host Eagles (4-4) prevailed. Three players scored 10 points apiece for Ursinus: freshman forward Patrick Mekongo, senior guard Ryan Adams and sophomore guard Trevor Norton.

Johnson C. Smith 74, Lincoln 66 - George Jackson led the visiting Lions (7-2, 0-1 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) with 23 points, including five three-pointers, but the host Golden Bulls (8-2, 1-0) prevailed in Charlotte, N.C.


Hampton 50, Drexel 47 - The host Dragons (4-6) led by four at the half, but the Pirates (8-3) rallied in the second half to win.

Widener 68, Albion 65 - The Pride (6-3) fought back in the last minute to defeat the Britons in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Holiday Tournament. Jen Egee (Ridley) led Widener with 28 points.

Princeton 65, Illinois State 39 - Led by Kristen Helmstetter (16 points), the Tigers (7-4) raced to a 32-13 halftime lead and coasted home against the visiting Redbirds (1-7).

West Chester 84, Slippery Rock 71 - Dallas Ely posted 28 points, and Brittany Sicinski (Downingtown West) added 16 to lead the visiting Golden Rams (7-3) over the host Rockets (1-9).

Johnson C. Smith 61, Lincoln 53 - Zephrah Pam had a career night with 21 total rebounds, but the Lady Lions (6-4, 0-1 CIAA) fell to the hosts (5-4, 1-0 CIAA). Amani Clark, Cynthia Johnson, and Zephrah Pam all had 12 points each for the Lady Lions.

Ursinus 90, Immaculata 75 - Allison Zimny poured in 21 points and Sara Smith added 20, but it was not enough as the Mighty Macs (6-2) fell to the host Bears (5-3).