Jan. 14, 2001

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Ohio State improves its series record against Michigan to 33-5. The Buckeyes, 12-4 overall, 2-4 Big Ten, are 15-4 against the Wolverines in Ann Arbor. The 76-68 victory also snaps Michigan’s two-game winning streak against the Buckeyes.

Courtney Coleman scored a career-high 23 points in the game, bettering her scoring high in three consecutive games. Coleman posted previous career highs of 22 points vs. Illinois Thursday and 19 a week ago at Northwestern (Jan. 7).

Jamie Lewis sank four 3-point goals vs. Michigan to extend her streak of consecutive games with at least one trey made to 18 (including exhibitions). Lewis finished the game four (of nine) from behind the arc.

Lewis moves closer to the top of the Ohio State assists chart. Distributing eight at Michigan, the Oak Hill, Ohio, native has 523 in her coffer and is 40 short to all-time leader Yvette Angel (562).

Lewis also continued to move up the all-time steals ledger, posting four in the contest, she has 163 for her career. Lewis is six short of moving into the seventh-place spot held by Audrey Burcy (168).

Playing with just six healthy players three nights ago vs. Illinois (Jan. 11), the Buckeyes will be aided the remainder of the season by two Buckeye student-athletes who have completed their fall season campaigns. Soccer goalkeeper Amber Barnes, 6-1, and volleyball middle blocker Dana Stearns, 6-2, both suited up this weekend.