COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tayler Hill scored 20 points to lead No. 15 Ohio State to its 27th consecutive home victory, 78-33 over Evansville in a nonconference game Saturday.
Ashley Adams added 14 points and all 13 players scored for the Buckeyes (5-2), who led 40-23 at halftime and began the second half with a 25-0 run to take complete command.
Ohio State, coming off a 57-54 loss to No. 22 North Carolina, shot 63 percent (17 of 27) in the first half and 63.6 percent (14 of 22) in the second. The Purple Aces (2-5) struggled to a 23.1 percent overall mark (12 of 52), including just 15.6 percent (5 of 32) in the second half.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY 66, NO. 17 ST. JOHN’S 49
In Boston, Chantell Alford scored 22 points and Rashidat Agboola had a double-double to lead Boston University (5-3) to an upset of St. John’s (4-2).
Alford knocked down six 3-pointers, shooting 7 of 12 from the floor for the Terriers. Agboola finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds – six offensive – and Danielle Callahan added 14 points.
Boston snapped the four-game winning streak of the Red Storm, who struggled to keep pace.
Amber Thompson was the only St. John’s player to score in double figures with 11 points.
NO. 18 OKLAHOMA STATE 91, TEXAS SOUTHERN 49
In Stillwater, Okla., Liz Donohoe and Lindsey Keller scored 18 points apiece as Oklahoma State (6-0) routed Texas Southern (1-6).
Toni Young added 16 points for the Cowgirls, who have won 12 in a row dating to last season’s WNIT title. It’s the nation’s longest winning streak.
Morgan Toben scored 12 and Brittney Martin added 11 points. Oklahoma State’s Tiffany Bias had 10 assists, more than the Tigers who finished with nine. Keller and Kendra Suttles had eight rebounds for the Cowgirls who had a 44-23 edge on the boards.
Gianne Fleming led Texas Southern with 13 points.
NO. 21 NEBRASKA 60, IDAHO STATE 51
In Lincoln, Neb., Jordan Hooper scored a season-high 29 points to lead Nebraska (6-2) over Idaho State (3-3).
Hooper needed just eight points to become the 16th player in school history to reach 1,200 career points. Hooper’s double-double performance included 10 rebounds. She was 12 of 23 from the field.
Lindsey Moore had 13 points and five assists for the Cornhuskers (6-2).
The Cornhuskers led 31-23 at halftime and never trailed during the second half, shooting 37.7 percent (20 of 53) from the field for the game.
Lindsey Reed scored 16 for the Bengals. Cydney Horton had 11 points and eight rebounds.
NO. 23 DAYTON 82, NEVADA LAS VEGAS 58
In Tempe, Ariz., Samantha MacKay scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures and Dayton (8-0) routed Nevada Las Vegas (2-5).
Andrea Hoover added 14, Ally Malott 13 and Cassie Sant 12 for the Flyers.
UNLV’s Kelli Thompson led all scorers with 27 points.