Ohio State held off a late-charging Bearcats squad for a 64-56 win at Cincinnati.
It was OSU's first regular-season visit to Cincinnati in 98 years.
It started off quickly for the Bucks, who led 27-18 at the half.
Kaleb Wesson scored a team-high 15 points for the Buckeyes and Kyle Young added 10.
UC's Jarron Cumberland led all scorers with 22 points, but was the only Bearcat in double-digits.