The Ohio State Buckeyes dropped their second game in a row losing to Rutgers 64-61 on the road in New Jersey.
Struggling early against Rutgers' zone defense the Buckeyes found themselves down by eleven points before mounting a rally in the second half that just fell short.
Kaleb Wesson led the team with 18-points while Luther Muhammad scored 13 and C.J. Jackson added ten.
The loss drops the Bucks record to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the Big Ten.
Ohio State will look to end their slide when they next play on Saturday against the Hawkeyes in Iowa.