Buckeyes surge past Wolverines for fourth straight win

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- DiDi Reynolds had 22 points, and Ohio State used a 20-9 surge in the second half to defeat Michigan (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) 77-66 Thursday night.

It was the fourth straight win for the Buckeyes (9-7, 4-1 Big Ten). It was the fourth loss in five games for the Wolverines (11-5, 1-4) and another setback in their Big Ten picture after they went 10-1 before beginning conference play.

The teams were tied at 57 with six minutes left when Ohio State began its decisive spurt.

Ashley Allen tied a career-high with 19 points, including four
3-pointers. Lauren Shenk added 16 points and D'Wan Shackleford had
14 points and nine rebounds for the Buckeyes. Alayne Ingram had 17
points and Stephanie Gandy 16 for Michigan.