Buckeyes Hold 16-10 Lead at Half

Pasadena -- The Ohio State Buckeyes went to the lockerroom holding 16-10 lead over the Oregon Ducks in the 2010 Rose Bowl. Terrelle Pryor was 15-for-24, 149 yards a TD, while Jeremiah Masoli was 5-12 for 49 yards. Kenjon Barner is the leading rusher for the game with 50 yards on three carries.

Ohio State started the scoring off on the first drive of the game by going 74 yards highlighted by 24-yard run by Buckeye quarterback Terrelle Pryor. The drive finished when Pryor hit Brandon Saine for a 13-yard strike.

OSU added another 3-points after Pryor hit Saine again on a 46-yard pass to put the ball on the Duck 4. Oregon held OSU and forced a 19-yard field goal by Devin Barkley.

Oregon got onto the scoreboard at the start of the 2nd quarter when Morgan Flint kicked a 24-yard field goal. The Ducks drive was boosted by a 34-yard run by Kenjon Barner.

LeGarrette Blount made his first appearance of the game and promptly smashed in from the 3, even though a review of the play had to be made to determine that he was on top of other players and was not down when he extended the ball over the goal line. After the point after the score was tied at 10.

With 1:05 left on the clock, Ohio State's Devan Barkley hit a 30-yard field goal to make the score 13-10.

Ohio State's Ross Homan intercepted a Jeremiah Masoli pass and Aaron Petrie converted a 45-yard field goal to increase the score to 16-10 Ohio State as time expired in the first half.


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