Dec. 15, 2002
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Ohio State beat No. 19/24 Arizona, 94-65, today in Value CityArena in front of 2,596 people. Today’s attendance (2,596) was thelargest crowd the Buckeyes have competed in front of this season.The last time an Ohio State team beat a ranked squad was againstNo. 25 Wisconsin in the final regular-season game last season. TheBuckeyes beat the Badgers, 82-55, in Value City Arena Feb 24, 2002.Senior DiDi Reynolds scored a season-high 11 points off 4-of-8shooting, including 2-of-5 from behind the three-point line. OhioState outrebounded Arizona 37-28. The Buckeyes have beaten everyopponent on the boards this season. LaToya Turner earned acareer-high five assists. LaToya Turner earned her seconddouble-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds againstthe Wildcats. This is Turner’s seventh career double-double. Thisis the third game that four Buckeyes have scored in double figures.Coleman (18), Matter (16), Reynolds (11) and Turner (14) alltallied double-digit scores today. Freshman Kim Wilburn recordedher second consecutive start for the Buckeyes and dished out acareer-best eight assists. Caity Matter has scored in doublefigures in five out of six games this season. Twelve turnovers is aseason-low for the Buckeyes.