No. 12 Ohio State women beat Alabama State 118-61 (Dec 16, 2016)

BY AP • December 16, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Stephanie Mavunga returned to action with 23 points, 13 rebounds and six steals to help No. 12 Ohio State beat Alabama State 118-61 on Friday night.

Mavunga last played on Nov. 27 against then-No. 5 Baylor and missed the four games since because of knee soreness. The Buckeyes (9-3) went 3-1 over that stretch.

Linnae Harper and Kelsey Mitchell added 15 points each, Shayla Cooper and Sierra Calhoun scored 13 each, Tori McCoy had 11 and Kiara Lewis 10.

Ohio State never trailed, led 70-27 at halftime and had its largest lead at 113-45 with 5:35 left in the fourth quarter. The Buckeyes committed 24 turnovers but shot 52.6 percent from the field and 10 of 22 from 3-point range.

Zomoria Clark had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets (1-7), who had 31 turnovers and shot 30.6 percent from the field. Daniele Ewert added 12 points.