January 15, 1999
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Marrita Porter scored 21 points to help No. 17 Ohio State beat Indiana 78-60 Friday night.
Indiana (12-8, 1-5 Big Ten) cut Ohio State’s lead to 34-30 on Summar Maines’ layup early in the second half. But the Buckeyes then went on a 14-6 run to take a 48-36 lead on Lauren Shenk’s 3-pointer with 14:38 left.
Michaela Moua added 13 points and Larecha Jones 11 for the Buckeyes (12-3, 5-0 Big Ten). Porter had six rebounds and three assists.
Jill Chapman had 17 points and 14 rebounds for Indiana, which shot only 34 percent from the field and committed 20 turnovers.
Ohio State shot 51 percent and committed 12 turnovers.