The Columbus Dispatch : 2019-02-11

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THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH • Monday, February 11, 2019 C1 SPORTS OSU reaches deep into playbook to set up Wesson’s winning dunk OSU men 55, Indiana 52 By Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — It was in fifth grade that Andre Wesson’s younger brother, Kaleb, officially passed him in size. Since then, the older Wesson has lived somewhat in Kaleb’s shadow in basketball. Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall, Indiana became the latest team to pay the price. Tied at 52 with 34.8 seconds left, Ohio State called a timeout and drew up a play designed to take advantage of a Hoosiers defense expecting Kaleb Wesson to get the ball. Instead, senior guard C.J. Jackson fed Andre Wesson with a pass along the right wing and the junior forward threw down the goahead dunk with 20 seconds remaining in a 55-52 win. “It’s fun,” Andre said of slamming home the dunk. “That’s something you dream of when you’re little.” It was the first time this season the Buckeyes (16-7, 6-6 Big Ten) had used that See MEN, C9 ! " #! # ! 5 #5 7 5 2 2 7 " 5 2

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