Ohio State kept it close for much of the second half, and Meechie Johnson Jr.’s 3-pointer cut Indiana’s lead to 52-48 with 6:41 left. But Ohio State only made one basket the rest of the game.
Xavier Johnson hit a pull-up jumper with 5 seconds left in the first half to give the Hoosiers a 33-30 lead. That was his only basket of the game. Jackson-Davis scored 16 points in the first half.
Ohio State: Former Indiana player Joey Brunk, who sat out last season with the Hoosiers after back surgery, scored six points, all in the first half.
Indiana: Trey Galloway returned to action for the first time since breaking his left wrist on Nov. 17. He had eight points and two steals.
The Buckeyes with likely drop several spots after a 16-point loss to an unranked foe, although Indiana was a one-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Ohio State: Hosts Northwestern on Sunday.
Indiana: Hosts Minnesota on Sunday.