Gonzaga vs. Ohio State (March 17)

March 17, 2012 5:10 p.m.  •  2 comments

Jared Sullinger scored 18 points, including two big baskets in the final 3 minutes to lead the Buckeyes past Gonzaga 73-66 on Saturday and into the round of 16 for the third straight year.

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Mike Hart of Gonzaga, center, battles with Deshaun Thomas, left, and William Buford of Ohio State during their game in Pittsburgh.

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Mike Hart of Gonzaga, right, battles with Deshaun Thomas, of Ohio State for a defensive rebound during their game in Pittsburgh.

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Gary Bell Jr. of Gonzaga is reflected in the shiny court of the ConSol Energy Center Arena during their game against Ohio State.

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Gary Bell Jr. of Gonzaga drives into the lane for a shot and score during their game against Ohio State.

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Elias Harris of Gonzaga battles hard for an offensive rebound against Ohio State in their game in Pittsburgh.

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Elias Harris of Gonzaga, right, battles hard for an offensive rebound with Jared Sullinger of Ohio State.

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Rob Sacre, Gary Bell Jr. of Gonzaga and an official watch as Aaron Craft of Ohio State goes horizontal in a dive to try and save a loose ball during their game.

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Rob Sacre of Gonzaga watches his dunk settle in the bottom of the net against of Ohio State during their game.

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David Stockton drives the lane against the defense of Jared Sullinger of Ohio State during their game in Pittsburgh.

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Elias Harris of Gonzaga goes over two Ohio State defenders to score in their game in Pittsburgh.

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Elias Harris of Gonzaga goes up to score against Ohio State in their game in Pittsburgh.

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Gary Bell Jr. of Gonzaga drives into the lane for a shot and score over the defense of William Buford during the game against Ohio State.

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Rob Sacre of Gonzaga puts up a jump hook against of Ohio State during their game in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Pittsburgh.

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Aaron Craft of Ohio State drives the lane and is fouled by Guy Landry Edi of Gonzaga during their game.

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Guy Landry Edi, center, of Gonzaga fights for an offensive rebound during the game against Ohio State.

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Kevin Pangos of Gonzaga drives into the lane for a shot and score during their game against Ohio State.

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A dejected Robert Sacre sits in the media room and answers questions on the loss to Ohio State 73-66 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Zag fans in Pittsburgh signal a three point score as Gonzaga pulls close to Ohio State during the final minutes of their game in Pittsburgh and the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Gary Bell Jr. of Gonzaga elevates to hit a three point shot and bring the Zags within 4 in the last seconds during their game against Ohio State.

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Rob Sacre of Gonzaga, left, is unable to stop Jared Sullinger of Ohio State from scoring in the final minutes of their game in Pittsburgh.

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Elias Harris of Gonzaga, left, comforts Mathis Monninghoff after he missed a three point shot with just seconds to go in their game.

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With 47 seconds left in the game and Gonzaga down by 5, Rob Sacre battles two Ohio State players for a loose ball during their game.

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Rob Sacre of Gonzaga is forced to foul Jared Sullinger of Ohio State in the final seconds as Ohio State pulls out a 73-66 win during their game.

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Mathis Monninghoff launches a last second three point try but misses and Ohio State pulls out a 73-66 win during their game.

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Gonzaga Assistant coach Donny Daniels turns to Kevin Pangos to make a point about strategy in the final minutes of the game against Ohio State in Pittsburgh.

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A dejected Robert Sacre, center, sits with his Gonzaga teammates as the final second ticks off the clock on the loss to Ohio State 73-66 at their game in Pittsburgh.

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David Stockton, center, and the Gonzaga team meets at midcourt to salute the fans at the end of their game in Pittsburgh.

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A quiet and dejected Gonzaga teams sits in the locker room after their game in Pittsburgh.

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