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Feb. 10, 2005

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Attendance: 5,938 The 2004-05 Ohio State women’s basketballteam is 23-2 overall and 10-1 in Big Ten play. Overall, theBuckeyes are 66-22 all-time and 43-4 at home under head coach JimFoster. This season, Ohio State is 15-0 in Columbus. The last timean Ohio State team was undefeated in Columbus was the 2002-03season, when then-first year head coach Jim Foster’s OSU teamdefended its home court (14-0) for the first time since 1992-93.Eight Buckeye teams have gone undefeated in Columbus throughoutprogram history. The last time the Buckeyes were 23-2 was the1984-85 season. Ohio State’s 23 wins is the most for Jim Foster inhis three seasons as head coach of the Buckeyes. The last time anOhio State squad recorded 23 wins was the 1992-93 season. That yearthe Buckeyes finished 28-4. The Buckeyes have won 12 games in arow. The last time a Buckeye team won 12 in a row was the 1992-93season, when Ohio State put together 14 victories en route to thenational championship contest. Ohio State leads the all-time serieswith Michigan 39-8, including the last six in a row. The Buckeyesare 21-2 against the Wolverines in Columbus. The Buckeyes led 44-16at the half and are 21-0 when leading at the break. Ohio State hasheld eight opponents (Saint Joseph’s 13, Ohio 16, Nebraska 19, Penn20, Purdue 17, Indiana twice – 8 and 18, and Michigan 16) to 20points or less in the first half Sophomore Stephanie Blanton madeher second-consecutive start against Michigan. The Buckeyes are17-0 when scoring 70 or more points. Jessica Davenport tallied herthird-consecutive and eighth double-double of the season with 16points and 15 boards. Davenport has 12 career double-doubles.Junior Kim Wilburn tallied a season-high 10 points against theWolverines. Her previous season-best was nine points, which shescored for the second time against Indiana Feb. 6. Senior AshleyAllen recorded a season-best four steals. Jessica Davenport and KimWilburn scored double figures for Ohio State vs. IU. The Buckeyesare 4-2 when two players score double digits. This is thesecond-consecutive game during which Ohio State has had two playersscore in double figures. Ohio State heads to Iowa to battle theHawkeyes at 3 p.m. EST Sunday in Carver Hawkeye Arena.