Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 3/24/12
BOSTON (AP) -- Aaron Craft doesn't get as much publicity as some of his Ohio State teammates. Jared Sullinger is the star. Deshaun Thomas is the shooter. But Craft is the stopper, the pesky defender who irritates dribblers and takes the ball away. "He takes great pride in what he's doing every single possession," Buckeyes coach Thad Matta said Friday. "That's why I've said it all year. He's the best defender in college basketball." On Saturday night, Craft will be pestering Syracuse guards Scoop Jardine, Brandon Triche and Dion Waiters in the East regional final as the second-seeded Buckeyes try to return to the Final Four for the first time since 2007 when they lost the championship game to Florida. "He's just one of those guys who's always up on you," Triche said. "He's good with his hands. He gets into the passing lane. He pretty much just makes it tough, sliding left and right. He's one of those guys who never gives up." Craft tied his season high of six steals in Thursday...
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