Thursday's college basketball: Indiana shuts down No. 13 OSU, 68-51

Associated Press

Bloomington, Ind. — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Indiana used stifling defense down the stretch to pull away for a 67-51 victory over No. 13 Ohio State on Thursday night.

Jackson-Davis made 11 of 17 from the field for the Hoosiers (11-3, 2-2 Big Ten), who went on a 13-0 run while holding Ohio State without a field goal for more than five minutes.

Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) reacts after his team defeated Ohio State.

Malaki Branham led the Buckeyes (9-3, 3-1) with 13 points, and E.J. Liddell scored 11.

Ohio State was held to 30.8% shooting and committed 15 turnovers, including five in the last 6:41. The Hoosiers held a 41-33 rebounding edge.

Indiana shot 41% but made only 2 of 15 3-point attempts as it bounced back from a loss at Penn State on Sunday.

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(At) Illinois 76, Maryland 64: Kofi Cockburn posted his seventh straight double-double, Trent Frazier scored 16 points and Illinois rallied after squandering an early lead to beat Maryland 76-64 on Thursday night.

Cockburn scored 23 points and tied a career-high with 18 rebounds after early foul trouble. He made 9-of-12 shots with many coming thunderous dunks from the powerful 7-footer listed at 285 pounds.

Illinois' Alfonso Plummer (11) drives around Maryland's Hakim Hart.

After Eric Ayala's 3-pointer gave Maryland a 47-42 lead with 14:31 left, Illinois went on a 12-0 run and led the rest of the way.

The Illini sprinted to a 21-7 lead with Cockburn scoring a third of those points. His last basket of the first half put Illinois up 14 with 10:50 left before the break, but 16 seconds later he picked up his second foul and went to the bench.

Maryland took advantage and erupted with a 23-7 burst and took its first lead 30-28 on Donta Scott's 3 with 2:30 before halftime. The Terrapins led 34-30 at halftime, Scott missed just one of seven shots and had 15 at intermission.

Scott finished with 17 points and Ayala had 16.

(At) No. 23 Wisconsin 87, Iowa 78: Johnny Davis had 26 points and nine rebounds and No. 23 Wisconsin defeated Iowa 87-78 on Thursday night in a game that featured two of the nation’s top three scorers.

Wisconsin (12-2, 3-1 Big Ten) withstood a 27-point performance from Iowa’s Keegan Murray to win its fourth straight and snap the Hawkeyes’ four-game winning streak.

Wisconsin's Johnny Davis, second from right, grabs a defensive rebound against Iowa's Kris Murray (24) and Patrick McCaffery, right,.

Murray entered the night with a Division I-leading 24.5 points per game while Davis was third with 22.3 points per game. Davis was coming off a 37-point, 14-rebound performance in a 74-69 victory Monday at No. 3 Purdue, and Murray had 35 points and eight rebounds the same night in Iowa's 80-75 win over Maryland.

On Thursday, they played to a virtual standoff, but Davis got more help from his teammates. Brad Davison scored 18 points, Tyler Wahl had 16, Steven Crowl had 12 and Chucky Hepburn 11 for Wisconsin, which shot 50%.

Jordan Bohannon and Kris Murray scored 12 each for Iowa (11-4, 1-3), which also got 10 from Patrick McCaffery.

Women's state hoops

Oakland 63, (at) IPFW 60: The Oakland Golden Grizzlies were down to just six players, yet erased a 16-point deficit to defeat Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, 63-60.

Alona Blackwell hit a game-winning three to seal the deal for Oakland (6-7, 4-2 Horizon), finishing with a game-high 17 points. Kayla Luchenbach and Kendall Folley each added 12 points. 

IPFW (2-10, 1-4 Horizon) started off strong with a 42-30 lead going into halftime, but Oakland clawed their way back to outscore the Mastodons 33-18 in the second half to pull out the victory. 

Sylare Starks and Shayla Sellers each scored 11 points to lead IPFW, while Jazzlyn Linbo added 10 points and seven rebounds. 

Wayne State 60, (at) Ferris State 45: In a matchup between the top two teams in the GLIAC conference, Wayne State University took care of business on the road, defeating Ferris State, 60-45.

Kate Sherwood led the Warriors (7-3 overall, 3-2 GLIAC) with a season-high 25 points, while Sam Cherney chipped in 12 points and 21 rebounds.

Wayne State guard Kate Sherwood drives past a defender

Ferris State (10-3 overall, 4-1 GLIAC) was led by Mallory McCartney with 13 points and six rebounds, with Kadyn Blanchard adding 10 points.  

Wayne State has won six of the last seven matchups against Ferris State. The Warriors bullied the Bulldogs down low, collecting 50 rebounds compared to the Bulldogs' 29.