#7/7 Ohio State (3-0) vs. East Tennessee State (2-1)
Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 – 7 p.m. ET
Value City Arena
Columbus, Ohio – (AP/USA Today rankings)

The Broadcasts
Radio: The Fan 1460 AM (Marty Bannister, Kristin Watt)

Fastbreak Points

  • The Buckeyes have opened the season 3-0 after posting road wins at Temple and LSU and a home victory over Eastern Michigan
  • Jantel Lavender is averaging a Big Ten-best 26.7 points per game and 11.3 rebounds. She scored a career-high 37 points in the victory at Temple
  • Ohio State is 128-10 at home overall under Jim Foster and 101-6 since the start of 2004-05
  • Ohio State has won 111 of 113 at home against unranked opponents.
  • Monday is the first meeting between East Tennessee State and Ohio State
  • Ohio State is averaging 72.3 points per game and lead the Big Ten in free throw percentage at .845 percent
  • Ohio State has been ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 for 117 straight weeks
  • Lavender has scored in double figures in all 105 career games, the longest active streak in Division I
  • Ohio State has 170 wins over the last six full seasons, the sixth most among NCAA Division I teams in that span. The .841 winning percentage is the seventh best in that span

Buckeyes Pick Up Road Win at LSU
Tayler Hill scored 15 points, including a driving layup that broke a tie in the final minute, as No. 7 Ohio State pulled out a 59-55 win at LSU last Wednesday night to improve to 3-0. With the score tied at 53, Hill made a short shot to give the Buckeyes the lead with 37 seconds remaining. On the Lady Tigers’ next possession, LaSondra Barrett missed the front end of a one-and-one and Ohio State came away with rebound. Two free throws by both Brittany Johnson and Hill in the last 25 seconds clinched the victory for the Buckeyes. Taylor Turnbow made a layup at the buzzer for LSU (0-2). Jantel Lavender scored 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Buckeyes.

Scouting ETSU
The East Tennessee Buccaneers (Lady Bucs) are a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference and located in Johnson City, Tenn., with an enrollment of 14,677. The Lady Bucs finished 23-9 last season, winning their conference with an 18-2 mark before advancing to the NCAA tournament. They return three starters and seven letterwinners from last year’s team. ETSU is 2-1 on the season with wins at Chattanooga (77-60) and at home against Richmond (96-84) before losing to Appalachian State, 75-56, Friday night. Senior guard Tara Davis led the Lady Bucs in scoring in each of those games with 23, 27 and 20 points, respectively. Karen Kemp (Berry College, 1985) is in her 17th year as head coach with a record of 239-226 overall.

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