January 24, 2010
Sullinger and Thomas show off bright future
The matchup between Northland High School and Bishop Luers wasn't much of a contest. The Vikings from Northland absolutely overwhelmed Luers from the very beginning, but none the less it was still an important one for the future of Ohio State. Both Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas had big time games in the Vikings 88-67 win.
There aren't many players in the country who can matchup with Sullinger, and certainly none of them were on Luers roster. Only Thomas, who goes about 6-foot-6 and 220 pounds, has the size to even remotely matchup with Sullinger, but even he doesn't really come close.
With a huge size advantage down low, Sullinger went to work early and often against Luers. Sullinger was able to do it not only inside, but outside as well, and that is due to his hard work in the gym.
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