McMahon scores season-high 24, No. 3 Ohio State beats Albany
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Freshman Cotie McMahon scored a season-high 24 points and No. 3 Ohio State beat Albany 82-57 on Friday night.
Ohio State improved to 11-0 for the first time since the 2011-12 team started 15-0 before losing on Jan. 7.
McMahon scored 20 or more points for the third time this season, this time on 10-for-15 shooting. She added seven rebounds.
Taylor Mikesell added 13 points and Madison Greene had 11 for Ohio State. Rebeka Mikulasikova was held to four points on 2-of-6 shooting. The Buckeyes were once again without Jacy Sheldon, who is out with a lower-leg injury.
Helene Haegerstrand scored 21 points, Freja Werth added 13 and Morgan Haney 10 for Albany (6-7). Ellen Hahne, averaging a team-high 14.9 points per game, did not play due to an illness.
NO. 7 NORTH CAROLINA 89, USC UPSTATE 47
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 20 points to lead North Carolina.
Kelly shot 8 of 11 from the floor and grabbed four rebounds as the Tar Heels (9-1) won their third straight game. Eva Hodgson added 16 points, four assists and four steals and Paulina Paris chipped in a season-best 15 points.
The Spartans (3-7) were led by Trinity Johnson’s 13 points and five steals.
NO. 22 KANSAS 81, TULSA 62
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Zakiyah Franklin scored 26 points, Taiyanna Jackson and Ioanna Chatzieonti each had a double-doubles and Kansas pulled away in the second half.
Franklin sank 9 of 14 shots with three 3-pointers for the Jayhawks (10-0). Jackson finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Chatzieonti added 13 points and 12 rebounds. Chandler Prater had 13 points before fouling out.
Jessika Evans led Tulsa (8-3) with 15 points. Temira Poindexter added 14 points, while Delanie Crawford pitched in with 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Maya Mayberry scored 10.
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