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Buckeyes Ruin Hoosiers’ Senior Night

  • Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

  • Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Seth Curry drives between Virginia Tech's Robert Brown, left, and Jarell Eddie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Ryan Kelly, right, and Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Duke's Tyler Thornton, left, and Josh Hairston (15) defend against Virginia Tech's Robert Brown (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Bloomington, Ind. — Deshaun Thomas and Aaron Craft scored nine of Ohio State’s points in a decisive 11-2 run, leading the 14th-ranked Buckeyes past No. 2 Indiana 67-58 last night.

Thomas finished with 18 points and Craft added 15 as the Buckeyes (22-7, 12-5 Big Ten) won their fourth straight.

Indiana had big plans for Senior Night.

After clinching a share of its conference league title in 11 years with losses by Michigan State and Wisconsin on Sunday, the Hoosiers (25-5, 13-4) were trying to claim their first outright Big Ten crown since 1993. They will have another chance Sunday at No. 7 Michigan.

Cody Zeller scored 17 points and Christian Watford added 12 but the Hoosiers weren’t themselves.

Ohio State retook the lead midway through the second half when Indiana went more than 5 minutes without a basket, took control with the late run and never allowed the Hoosiers to get closer than six points.

No. 3 Duke 85
Virginia Tech 57

Durham, N.C. — Seth Curry scored 20 points in his final home game and No. 3 Duke pulled away to beat Virginia Tech.

Fellow senior Ryan Kelly added 18 points in his second straight strong performance since coming back from an injury for the Blue Devils (26-4, 13-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).

They shot nearly 52 percent yet struggled for a while before outscoring the Hokies 32-10 during the final 12-plus minutes to finish unbeaten at home for the 17th time in school history.

Erick Green scored 25 points on 10 of 19 shooting to lead Virginia Tech (13-17, 4-13), which hasn’t beaten a team in the upper half of the league standings all season.

No. 24 Notre Dame 66
St. John’s 40

South Bend, Ind. — Jerian Grant had 21 points and eight assists, Eric Atkins added 15 points and No. 24 Notre Dame held St. John’s to 18 percent shooting in the second half.

The Fighting Irish (23-7, 11-6 Big East) ended a three-game losing streak to the Red Storm (16-13, 8-9), who lost for the fifth time in six games. Notre Dame’s Cameron Biedscheid and Sir’Dominic Pointer of the Red Storm got in a skirmish with 1:46 left in the game. Both players were given technicals and ejected.

Jack Cooley, who only played 15 minutes was held scoreless Saturday against Marquette because of an illness, scored 12 points in the second half.

Missouri 93, Arkansas 63

Columbia, Mo. — Laurence Bowers had 24 points and 11 rebounds in his final home game, helping Missouri finish unbeaten at home.

Fellow senior Jabari Brown helped finish off the Razorbacks early with 13 of his 23 points in a dominant first half with the Tigers (22-8-11-6 SEC) leading 48-22. The third senior, Alex Oriakhi, had 10 points and eight rebounds and topped 1,000 career rebounds.

BJ Young had 27 points for Arkansas (18-12, 9-8), which shot just 31 percent in the first half while going 1 for 15 from 3-point range. The Razorbacks surrendered a season high in points.

Missouri finished 17-0 at home for its second unbeaten slate in five years. The Tigers shot 58 percent in the first half and 57 percent the rest of the way.

No. 15 Marquette 60, Rutgers 54

Piscataway, n.j. — Jamil Wilson scored all 10 of his points in the second half, including the late 3-pointer that put No. 15 Marquette ahead for good, and the Golden Eagles rallied for a victory over Rutgers.

Vander Blue had 22 points and made two game-sealing free throws with 13.9 seconds left for Marquette (22-7, 13-4 Big East), which kept pace with Georgetown and Louisville for the regular season title with one game remaining. Junior Cadougan added points 10 for Marquette.

Myles Mack scored 11 points and Jerome Seagears added 10 for Rutgers (13-15, 4-13), which has lost five straight and 11 of 12.

The Scarlet Knights held their biggest lead at 35-23 early in the second half. Each time Marquette got close Rutgers answered but, with the Knights leading 50-43, the Golden Eagles went on a 12-2 run to take their first lead since 2-0. Wilson hit a 3-pointer with 3:05 remaining to make it 55-52.

Seagears answered for Rutgers to make it 55-54 and Cadougan made just one of three free throws. But Dane Miller of the Knights missed two free throws with 1:08 left. After a Marquette miss Rutgers had possession with 32.8 seconds left but Seagears dribbled off his foot.

Blue grabbed the ball out of a scramble, got fouled and hit both shots to put Marquette up 58-54 with 13.9 seconds left. Rutgers did not score over the final 2:38 and had just one field goal in the last 7:45.

The Knights shot 46 percent (23 for 50) after hitting 58.3 percent (14 for 24) in the first half. Marquette shot 60 percent (12 for 20) in the second half to finish 45.8 percent (22 for 48) overall.

After a putback by Trent Lockett opened the game, Seagears hit a 3-pointer and Rutgers would lead for the next 36 minutes. An 11-4 run put Rutgers up 29-19 and the Knights led 31-21 at halftime.