Jackson leads Buckeyes to home win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Photo by Andre Hollis
Sports Editor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Buckeyes opened their home basketball season with a huge second half, beating Purdue Fort Wayne 107-67. The Mastodons kept up with Ohio State for the first twenty minutes of play, ending the half trailing 34-41.
C.J. Jackson was the standout shooter for OSU with a career high 25 points in 30 minutes. Jackson was on fire in the second half, hitting three straight from outside the circle. The senior guard drained four of his seven 3-point shots and went 8-11 in field goals. See Monday's DDD Sports page for the full story.