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Forward DiDi Reynolds missed her first collegiate game due toan injury. The Buckeyes’ No. 2 scorer and rebounder injured herlarynx during shooting practice earlier in the day and sat out thegame as a precaution. Frosh Charisse Crews made her firstcollegiate start in her absence.%^$

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The Buckeyes shot better than 55 percent from the floor in thefirst half led by Courtney Coleman who was perfect from the floor,sinking 7-of-7 FGs. She led all players at the break with 15 pointsand tied her season scoring high of 21 (Nov. 18 vs. Ohio).%^$

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Tomeka Brown’s 10 points against Xavier extends her string ofdouble-figure scoring games to six. Brown is averaging 11.2 ppg. inthe run.%^$

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Lauren Shenk, who distributed a then career-high seven assistsvs. Louisville Friday night, eclipsed the mark against Xavier witheight, six in the first half. Shenk also bettered her seasonscoring high with 18 points and equaled her career high for stealswith four.%^$

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Freshman Charisse Crews, who scored a career high seven pointsFriday vs. Louisville, erased the mark with career bests of eightpoints and five assists vs. Xavier.%^$

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Ohio State’s 96-68 win represents its largest margin of victoryand most points scored since a 100-35 victory vs. Akron Dec. 19,2000.%^$

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The Buckeyes’ 30 assists vs. Xavier established a Value CityArena team record.%^$

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Three triples by Ashley Allen fueled a career scoring effort of19 points.%^$