COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Buckeyes women’s basketball showed is ability to overcome adversity on Sunday and cemented its ranking in the AP Poll once again.
Ohio State (17-0, 6-0) have kept its No. 3 spot in the new Associated Press poll after an 83-71 Thursday win over Minnesota and an incredible comeback victory over Illinois 87-81 on Sunday at the Schottenstein Center.
The Buckeyes trailed by 17 in the second-half to a resurgent Illini side that was primed for an upset, but Ohio State refused to go down. A 13-0 third quarter run got the game tied and the Buckeyes took the lead to start the fourth, never looking back afterwards.
The Scarlet & Gray is one of three division one teams in the nation that is undefeated alongside No. 1 South Carolina and No. 5 LSU. OSU is back in action on Saturday as they take on Nebraska at 2:30 p.m. in Lincoln.
AP Poll (Jan. 9, 2023)