Nov. 26, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -David Lighty scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half of his 100th Ohio State victory, leading the third-ranked Buckeyes past Miami of Ohio 66-45 on Friday night.

The fifth-year senior, who missed most of the 2008-09 season after breaking his foot, hit all four of his 3-point shots after the break to spur a lethargic Ohio State (5-0) offense.

Freshmen Deshaun Thomas and Jared Sullinger added 15 and 12 points, respectively.

The RedHawks (2-4) ran off 13 points in a row at the end the first half and the start of the second, drawing as close as 28-23 before Lighty led a charge to push the Buckeyes to a 25-point lead.

Orlando Williams had 13 points and Julian Mavunga 11 for Miami (Ohio), which lost its third in a row.