No. 5 Ohio State wins 10th straight game, 71-47 over Minnesota

Ohio State guard Celeste Taylor (12) works toward the basket as Minnesota guards Amaya Battle (3) and Janay Sanders (30) defend during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cotie McMahon had 13 points and nine rebounds, Jacy Sheldon shrugged off a tough shooting night with 12 points and six assists, and fifth-ranked Ohio State beat Minnesota 71-47 on Thursday for its 10th consecutive victory.

Celeste Taylor added 14 points and two blocks and Rebeka Mikulasikova scored 11 points to help the Buckeyes (20-3, 11-1) keep pace with Iowa and stay tied for first place in the Big Ten.

Ohio State has won 13 straight games against Minnesota.

Ohio State will play at Michigan State on Sunday.

Minnesota will play at Rutgers on Tuesday.

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