STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Ameryst Alston hit eight 3-pointers and finished with 26 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat Penn State 77-63 on Sunday, its ninth-straight win.
Lindsey Spann led Penn State (9-16, 4-10) with 21 points while Brianna Banks added 14.
The Buckeyes (21-4, 13-1) looked like they would have trouble keeping their win streak going. Penn State bounced back from a 37-30 halftime deficit with a 12-6 run to pull within a point midway through the third quarter. But the Buckeyes pulled away with a 17-6 run over the final 5:35 to close out the game.
Ohio State pulled down 41 rebounds to Penn State's 30 and scored 18 points off 16 Penn State turnovers.
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