Mitchell ties record, No. 18 Buckeye women whip Penn St

Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell (3) drives around Rutgers guard Shrita Parker (5) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis, Friday, March 4, 2016. Ohio State defeated Rutgers 73-58. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Kelsey Mitchell scored 27 points to move into fourth in NCAA history and Stephanie Mavunga and Linnae Harper had double-doubles to lead No. 18 Ohio State past Penn State 94-64 on Wednesday night.

Mitchell has 3,125 points for her career. She made a 3-pointer for the 80th straight game, tying the NCAA record. Her five treys were her most since draining seven on Nov. 24. She also had six rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Mitchell had 12 points in the first quarter as the Buckeyes (18-5, 7-3 Big Ten) used a 14-0 run to grab a 24-10 lead. Mavunga, who finished with 11 rebounds, had 11 of her 19 points in the second quarter and Ohio State had the game under control by the half with a 49-28 lead.

Harper had a season-high 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for her third straight double-double. Sierra Calhoun scored 12 points.

Jaida Travascio-Green had 14 points for the Nittany Lions (13-10, 4-6).

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