Columbus, OH – Samantha Prahalis scored 28 points and Tayler 84 victory over Illinois on Sunday.
Amber Stokes contributed 16 points and six rebounds, while Darryce Moore totaled 10 with five boards and three assists for the Buckeyes (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten).
Karisma Penn poured in 23 points and Adrienne Godbold had 18 with seven rebounds for the Fighting Illini (6-14, 0-7).
OSU led 44-36 at intermission, then opened up an 11-point edge, 53-42, less than three minutes into the second half.
Illinois forged a 76-76 deadlock with 5:12 to go, but Hill drained a three- pointer to fuel a 14-4 burst that left the hosts ahead 90-80 with 2:06 left after a Prahalis layup.