Horace Broadnax just hopes his team gains something from a road beating.
Arnold Louis came off the bench to score 14 points but there was little production elsewhere as Savannah State came out on the wrong end of an 85-45 drubbing at the hands of No. 7 Ohio State on Wednesday night.
''We did some bad-habit things and if it carries over to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference it's going to be a long season for us,'' Broadnax said.
Hassan Rashad scored the first basket of the game but it was all downhill from there for the Tigers (5-5), who fell behind 42-18 at the half while shooting just 33 percent.
Savannah State shot 37 percent from the field, made just 1 of 10 3-point attempts and was only 4 of 9 at the line, plus was outrebounded 48-21 and had 20 turnovers.
What disappointed Broadnax even more was the way his team guarded the Buckeyes (7-1).
''On the defensive end we were trying to get some things accomplished,'' he said. ''I'm going to look at the defensive clips; I'm not ...