COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Tayler Hill scored 21 points, and No. 20 Ohio State shot 67.3 percent (35 of 52) from the field as the Buckeyes defeated Cincinnati 87-49 Wednesday night.
Amber Stokes and Raven Ferguson added 16 points apiece, and Ashley Adams pulled down 10 rebounds for Ohio State.
Stokes and Hill both made 8-of-12 shot attempts for Ohio State (1-1), which shot 77.3 percent (17 of 22) from the field in the first half en route to a 42-21 lead at intermission.
Ohio State opened the game on a 10-2 run and never let Cincinnati get any closer than 10 the rest of the game.
Dayeesha Hollins led Cincinnati (1-1) with 15 points, but no other player hit double figures as the Bearcats shot just 29.7 percent (19 of 64) from the field and lost the rebounding battle 38-30.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.