POSTGAME NOTES: #5 Ohio State 97, Indiana 70

Jan. 7, 2016

Recap |  Final Stats

Ohio State Individual Notes

  • Shayla Cooper scored a career-high 23 points to go along with eight rebounds. Cooper was 10-of-16 from the floor
  • Alexa Hart scored 18 points and grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds for her third double-double of the year and the 16th of her career
  • Over the last eight games, Alexa Hart is shooting 76.7 percent (46-of-60) from the floor including 8-of-11 against Indiana
  • Ameryst Alston scored 14 points and moved into seventh on the OSU career scoring charts with 1,822 points. She passed Averrill Roberts who scored 1,818 points from 1990-93
  • Kelsey Mitchell scored a game-high tying 23 points, marking the 12th time she has hit the 20-point mark this year
  • Asia Doss tied a season-high with five assists
  • Freshman Makayla Waterman grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in 14 minutes of action
  • Lisa Blair is 5-0 as a starter this year and 5-1 as a starter in her career

Ohio State Team Notes

  • The Buckeyes have now won nine-straight games against Indiana and 20 of the last 22 in the series
  • Ohio State has won seven-straight games this season, marking its longest win-streak since opening the 2011-12 season with 15-straight wins
  • The Buckeyes improve to 62-11 as a top-5 ranked team
  • This was the first game for Ohio State as a top-5 ranked team since Jan. 31, 2010 which was also against Indiana
  • The Buckeyes have won the battle in the paint in each of the last nine games including tonight, besting the Hoosiers inside 56-34
  • In the last five games, Ohio State has outscored opponents 93-43 on points off turnovers. The Buckeyes held a 16-2 against Indiana
  • Indiana came into the game leading the conference at the free throw line, making a conference-best 16.4 per game but was just 8-of-13 from the stripe
  • This was the sixth time this season the Buckeyes have topped the 90-point mark and they are a perfect 6-0 in those games
  • Ohio State committed a season-low six turnovers
  • The Buckeyes won the rebounding battle 50-36 and grabbed a season-high 23 offensive rebounds
  • All nine Buckeyes that played in the game scored at least two points, marking a season-high
  • The Buckeyes have made a three-point field goal in 91-straight games