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Paul's 43 leads Illini past Ohio State, 79-74
Illini junior Paul had record night on the way to 79-74 upset of No. 5 Buckeyes
By The Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) ' Brandon Paul scored a career-high 43 points including, a 3-pointer with less than a minute to play, to help Illinois upset No. 5 Ohio State 79-74 on Tuesday night.

The Illini (15-3, 4-1 Big Ten) led 71-70 when Paul sank his 3-pointer with 43 seconds to play. He followed that up with four free throws that put the game out of reach.

Ohio State (15-3, 3-2) led 39-34 at halftime and was up 64-61 with just over five minutes to play.



Paul's 43 points was the third-highest scoring performance in Illini history.

Meyers Leonard added 14 for Illinois.

Deshaun Thomas scored 23 points and Jared Sullinger added 21 for Ohio State.


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