Dec. 30, 2001

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The Buckeyes’ upset of No. 24 Penn State is their first againsta ranked team since a 53-51 upset of No. 18 Purdue on Jan. 13,2000. Penn State’s advantage in the series is now 25-7. OhioState’s victory is its second ever in State College. The first wasrecorded Dec. 28, 1998 when the Buckeyes upset the ranked LadyLions 72-54. D’wan Shackleford scored a career-high 21 points. Herprevious best was 20, set last season vs. Long Beach State(12/3/00). Freshman Charisse Crews grabbed a game- and career-highnine rebounds. Her previous high was seven against Sacred Heart(12/20). Tomeka Brown notched two steals to move into the No. 14slot on the OSU all-time steals ledger with 131 career steals. Shepasses Geneva Sanford (130).