No. 7 Ohio State rallies to defeat Northwestern 76-73

BY foxsports • January 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Kelsey Mitchell scored 27 points for No. 7 Ohio State to fuel a fourth-quarter comeback and the Buckeyes rallied to beat Northwestern 76-73 on Thursday night.

Mitchell had 3 points and a steal during a 7-0 run that gave the Buckeyes the lead for good in the final two minutes.

Northwestern led by as many as nine in the third quarter, but the teams traded the lead five times in the fourth.

Alexa Hart and Cait Craft scored 14 points apiece for Ohio State (16-4, 8-1) while Ameryst Alston added 11.

Nia Coffey led Northwestern with 23 points while Christen Inman had 18 and Maggie Lyon scored 14.

The Wildcats (13-8, 2-7) have dropped four in a row.