NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Saltsburg native leads American in loss to Ohio State
Amir Williams scored a career-high 16 points and Shannon Scott added 13 to lead No. 8 Ohio State to a 63-52 victory over American University on Wednesday night.
The Buckeyes (4-0) struggled all night to make shots, finishing just 20 of 56 (36 percent) from the field.
Scott tied a career best with nine rebounds.
Saltsburg native Jesse Reed, a graduate of Greensburg Central Catholic High School, scored 15 points, Tony Wroblicky had 14 and Darius Gardner 10 for the Eagles (1-2).
NO. 14 WICHITA ST 77, TULSA 54: Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker each scored 21 points and No. 14 Wichita State finished with a 26-6 run to shake free of pesky Tulsa.
NO. 20 BAYLOR 69, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 64: Cory Jefferson had 16 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double already this season and Isaiah Austin also scored 16 points as No. 20 Baylor beat Charleston Southern.
NO. 21 IOWA ST 90, BYU 88: Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane each scored 21 points, leading No. 21 Iowa State to a come-from-behind win over Brigham Young (4-1).