COLUMBUS, Ohio – Samantha Prahalis broke out of a shooting slump with 23 points and Jantel Lavender had a career-high 22 rebounds to go with 22 points to lead No. 20 Ohio State to an 83-65 win over Indiana on Wednesday night.
Prahalis made 9 of her 14 shots after missing 17 of her previous 21 over the last two games. Lavender's rebound total matched the third most in Ohio State history.
Tayler Hill added 12 points and Amber Stokes 10 for the Buckeyes (10-4, 1-1), the Big Ten's six-time defending champions who have been cold of late. They had lost four of six after climbing to No. 6 in The Associated Press poll after winning their first seven games.
Jori Davis had 21 points and Whitney Lindsay 20 for Indiana (8-7, 2-1).