The start was Buford’s 113th donning the Scarlet and Gray, good for ninth place in career games started at Ohio State.
Buford is just the fourth Buckeye in recorded history to reach 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists. Buford’s current totals are 1,665/536/310.
Buford scored eight points for the Buckeyes, improving his career total to 1,665, which is eighth all-time in Ohio State career scoring. He is 91 points behind Jay Burson (1,756) for seventh place.
Buford had four rebounds to push his career total to 536. He is one of 17 former Buckeyes in the prestigious 1,500 point and 500 rebound club.
Buford had three assists. He now has 53 this season and 310 for his career.
Buford finished 2-2 from the free-throw line. The 80 percent shooter has made 25-consecutive shots from the stripe.
Buford is on pace to become the fifth player in Ohio State history to join the 400 (made field goals) and 4,000 (minutes played) Club. After the Indiana loss, Buford has now tallied 627 made field goals and 3,883 minutes played in 121 career games (J. Diebler, D. Lighty, J. Butler and H.Williams are the other Buckeyes to achieve this feat).