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  • Nebraska's Shavon Shields and Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas battle for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big Ten tournament Friday, March 15, 2013, in Chicago.

      Nebraska's Shavon Shields and Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas battle for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big Ten tournament Friday, March 15, 2013, in Chicago.

 
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DeShaun Thomas and Sam Thompson had 19 points apiece, helping No. 10 Ohio State rout Nebraska 71-50 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday night.

The Buckeyes turned a close game into a runaway with an impressive 30-5 spree spanning halftime that included a little bit of everything. LaQuinton Ross connected on three consecutive 3-pointers, Aaron Craft made a couple of nifty passes and Thompson had two jams to go along with a 3-pointer.

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Thomas closed it out with a strong reverse dunk that lifted the Buckeyes to a 54-28 lead with 12:01 left. The junior forward flexed and yelled after the big slam led to a celebration on the Ohio State sideline.

Ross finished with 11 points for the Buckeyes (24-7), who have won six straight games and seven of eight overall.

Brandon Ubel had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Cornhuskers (15-18).

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