COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 15: Jimmy Sotos #3 of the Bucknell Bisons strips the ball away from Kaleb Wesson #34 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the second half on December 15, 2018 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Bucknell 73-71. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Photo: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images
Photo: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

Ohio State basketball suspends leading scorer

Ohio State’s push for an NCAA tournament bid took a hit Friday with the suspension of Kaleb Wesson. 

The school announced the sophomore center he is out after violating athletics department policy. 

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The announcement does not say how long he will be sidelined but that he will return this season. 

Wesson is Ohio State’s leading scorer (14.6 points per game) and rebounder (6.7). 

The 18-10 Buckeyes have three regular season games left, starting Saturday at No. 14 Purdue.