Staff and wire reports
COLUMBUS -- Ashley Adams led all five Ohio State starters in double figures with 16 points and the Buckeyes used an 18-2 first-half run to take control in a 67-60 win over Michigan State Monday night at Value City Arena.
Adams was 8-of-10 from the field and added three assists and three blocks. Ameryst Alston was 7-of-8 from the field for 15 points, while Tayler Hill scored in double-digits for the 51st consecutive game with 14 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists.
The Buckeyes took control of the game midway through the first half with their 18-2 run over a six-minute span, which was ignited by a Raven Ferguson 3-pointer.
Michigan State led 13-10 at the 10:14 mark and six minutes later, Ohio State was up 28-15 and never looked back.
The Spartans kept plugging away and would cut the lead to three late in the second half, but that would be as close as they would come as Hill scored the next four points to ice the victory, improving the Buckeyes to 15-12 and 5-9 in Big Ten play.
MSU falls to 20-7 and 8-6 in conference play.
Ferguson, who started for the first time since Jan. 27, finished with 10 points, six rebounds and two assists. Amber Stokes added 12 points, four rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals.
The Buckeyes are now 15-4 this season when holding opponents to 60 points or less.
Jasmine Thomas led the Spartans with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting.
Griner, No. 1 Baylor women smash Oklahoma 86-64
NORMAN, Okla. -- Brittney Griner scored 15 points, tied her season-high with 15 rebounds and blocked seven shots to lead top-ranked Baylor to its 25th straight victory, 86-64 Monday night against Oklahoma.
After sitting out the last 111⁄2 minutes of the first half with two fouls, Griner returned and hit the first two baskets in a 10-0 run that pushed the Bears' lead out to 47-30. Baylor (27-1, 16-0 Big 12) led by at least 12 the rest of the way,
Griner moved past Connecticut's Maya Moore into fourth in career scoring in women's basketball. Only Jackie Stiles of Missouri State, Patricia Hoskins of Mississippi Valley State and Lorri Bauman of Drake have more than Griner's 3,045 points.
Aaryn Ellenberg had 19 points to lead Oklahoma (19-9, 9-7). Morgan Hook had 15 points and nine turnovers.