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Buckeyes Breeze Past Gophers, 82-69

(Sports Network) - Jared Sullinger collected 18 points and 13 rebounds to power top-ranked Ohio State to an 82-69 win over 18th-ranked Minnesota at Williams Arena.

David Lighty provided 19 points and William Buford chipped in 15 -- both also had four assists -- as all five starters scored in double figures for the Buckeyes (24-0, 11-0 Big Ten), who have won 28 regular season games dating back to last year.

Blake Hoffarber totaled 16 points and five rebounds, while Ralph Sampson III and Chip Armelin supplied 14 points for the Golden Gophers (16-7, 5-6), who have dropped three in a row after putting together a four-game win streak.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.