Hart scores 18, No. 5 Ohio State routs Nebraska 96-70
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Alexa Hart had 18 points to lead five players in double figures and No. 5 Ohio State cruised to a 96-70 win over Nebraska on Thursday night.
Ohio State led for nearly 39 minutes and extended its winning streak to 10 games. It maintained its one-game lead in the Big Ten standings over Maryland, a 76-56 winner against Michigan on Wednesday night.
Kelsey Mitchell and Ameryst Alston scored 16 points apiece for the Buckeyes (22-4, 14-1 Big Ten), while Asia Doss added 13.
Shayla Cooper tallied 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds off the OSU bench for her eighth double-double of the season.
Jessica Shepard led Nebraska (17-9, 8-7) with 20 points and eight rebounds. Jasmine Cincore had nine for the Cornhuskers.