Marquette's 's Todd Mayo (4) and Ohio State's' Sam Thompson (12) collide as the ball goes out-of-bounds.
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Ohio State's' Shannon Scott drives around Marquette's 's Derrick Wilson during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Milwaukee. Ohio State defeated Marquette 52-35. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)
MILWAUKEE — Shannon Scott scored 13 points and sparked a decisive second-half run, and No. 10 Ohio State pulled away over cold-shooting No. 17 Marquette for a 52-35 win Saturday.
PHOTO GALLERY: OSU defeats cold-shooting Marquette Golden Eagles, 52-35
Sam Thompson also scored 13, while Aaron Craft added 10 for the Buckeyes (3-0), who ended the Golden Eagles’ 27-game home winning streak, second-longest in the nation.
Ohio State slowly took control with a 12-4 run to open the second half, which included six points from Scott. The 6-foot-1 guard found gaps in Marquette’s interior defense, then extended the lead to 44-28 with 6:31 left on a layup on the break.
Todd Mayo led Marquette (2-1) with 11 points. It was the school’s first loss at the Bradley Center since Vanderbilt beat the Golden Eagles 74-57 on Dec. 29, 2011.
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