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