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Jan. 21, 2001

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Despite the 76-63 loss to Michigan, Ohio State still enjoys a33-6 lead in the all-time series. Michigan’s win today is itssecond-consecutive in Value City Arena. Ohio State’s 76-63 loss toMichigan drops its record to 13-5 overall and 3-5 in league play.U-M improves to 11-7, 4-4. Guard Jamie Lewis, the Buckeyes’ secondall-time assists leader, distributed eight vs. Michigan to bringher career total to 545. The senior co-captain needs another 18 toassume the No. 1 position held by Yvette Angel (563). CourtneyColeman’s team-leading 17 points marks the fifth game that the 6-2forward has carried the Buckeyes’ in the scoring column. Coleman,averaging 13.8 ppg on the season, has posted 21.4 ppg in the run.The largest crowd of the season, 10,392, was on hand in Value CityArena to witness the retiring of the No. 30 jersey worn by Olympianand Buckeye All-American Katie Smith. Smith was honored duringhalftime ceremonies.