No. 12 Maryland 72, Ohio State women 62 | Terrapins pull away in second half

Staff Writer
Buckeye Xtra
Ohio State guard Braxtin Miller, left, and Maryland guard Blair Watson compete for the ball during the second half of the game Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in College Park, Md. [Julio Cortez/The Associated Press]

Kaila Charles scored 18 of her 28 points in the second half to lead No. 12 Maryland to a 72-62 victory over Ohio State on Monday night in a Big Ten women’s basketball game in College Park, Maryland.

Charles scored eight points during a game-changing 13-0 run midway through the fourth quarter for the first double-digit lead of the game with 3:52 left.

Dorka Juhasz and Jacy Sheldon each finished with 12 points to lead Ohio State (8-6, 1-2), which led 42-35 at halftime.

The Buckeyes, who hit 17 of 30 from the field in the first half, cooled to just 8 of 28 in the second half, when they were outscored 37-20.

Braxtin Miller added 11 points for the Buckeyes, who committed 25 turnovers.

Charles hit 8 of 13 from the field to lead the Terrapins (11-3, 2-1) in the second half. She finished 13 of 19 from the field.

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