Aaliyah Patty scored five points in overtime to lead Ohio State to an 80-74 victory over Nebraska on Sunday in a Big Ten women’s basketball game in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Patty had a three-point play on a layup and free throw that gave the Buckeyes (12-9, 5-5) the lead for good at 75-74 with 1:06 left in overtime.Get the news delivered to your inbox: Sign up for our BuckeyeXtra newsletter
Patty finished with 12 points. Braxtin Miller led Ohio State with 17. Kierstan Bell added 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Ohio State, which trailed 68-62 with 3:25 left in the fourth quarter, scored the final six points of the period to force overtime. Bell’s jumper at 1:03 tied it at 68.
Nebraska (15-7, 5-6) hit 17 of 31 shots from the field in the first half and led 49-34 at halftime.
Rebeka Mikulasikova led Ohio State in the first half with 10 points.