Jan. 4, 2001

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Ohio State’s record drops to 10-3 overall and 0-3 in theconference. Its lead in the series now stands at 35-15. TheBuckeyes’ loss to Michigan State marks their third straight thisseason and comes on the heels of establishing the second best startin program history at 10-0. The Michigan State loss is the secondconsecutive determined in the final seconds of play. Penn Statedowned Ohio State Dec. 31 (66-63) with three free throws in thelast three seconds of the game. LaToya Turner’s knee sprain at the6:32 mark of the first half, capped her career run of games indouble-figure scoring at 12. Turner exited with seven points overnine blocks. Turner rejected one shot and with that effort sharesthe No. 4 slot on the Ohio State career blocks ledger with MindySmith at 66. D’wan Shackleford tied her career rebounding high,collecting nine caroms. DiDi Reynolds enjoyed a career shootingperformance from the three-point line, converting 4-of-6 attempts.Guard Jamie Lewis fell one assist shy of recording her fourthdouble-double of the season with 11 points and nine assists vs.MSU. The latter effort brings her career total to 510, 53 assistshy of edging OSU’s all-time leader Yvette Angel (562).