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   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ameryst Alston scored 21 points as No. 7 Ohio State cruised to an 87-61 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night.
 
   The Buckeyes (18-4, 10-1) took control late in the first quarter and never looked back as five players scored in double figures for coach Kevin McGuff's team.
 
   Shayla Cooper scored 16 points off the bench while Alexa Hart had 12 and Asia Doss had 11. Kelsey Mitchell, the Big Ten's leading scorer, overcame a slow start to finish with 16 points.
 
   Cooper, who sat out the previous game in what McGuff termed a coach's decision, also had 10 rebounds against Wisconsin for her sixth double-double of the season.
 
   Nicole Bauman led Wisconsin (6-15, 2-9) with 19 points while Cayla McMorris had 12 while Michala Johnson had 10.
 
   Ohio State extended its winning streak to seven games while the Badgers lost for the seventh time in a row.

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