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OSU Hoping For Lighty's Return

Lighty (left) is still recovering.

He has not played a game since Dec. 17, but that has not stopped David Lighty from having a big impact on Ohio State's season. His head coach might not always want to talk about how much his absence has hurt the team, but Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo had no problem doing so following the Spartans' win in Columbus.

Both Thad Matta and Tom Izzo know that Ohio State is missing a key member of its team. The difference between the head coaches for OSU and Michigan State lies in their desire to discuss that player. Following the Spartans' victory Jan. 25 on OSU's home court, Izzo cited injured Buckeye David Lighty as one of the chief reasons why his team was able to control the glass and earn the victory against... Recommended Stories