Nov. 25, 2003
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Attendance: 1,915 The Buckeyes continued their unbeaten homerecord tonight vs. UNC Wilmington. Under Jim Foster, Ohio State is17-0 in Columbus dating back to the beginning of the 2002-03season. Additionally, the current Buckeye win streak is 19consecutive games, dating back to the final two games of the2001-02 season. Nineteen wins is tied for second in Ohio Statehistory. The longest home winning streak is 26 games, which beganin the January of the 1987 season and last until December of 1988.Junior guard Caity Matter led all scorers with 20 points. Mattterdrained 5-of-9 3-pointers, which is one from a VCA record of six,held by Lauren Shenk vs. Akron Dec. 19, 2001. In only her secondgame back since suffering a season-ending injury at Illinois lastyear, junior Ashley Allen racked up 15 points, including 4-for-4from the 3-point line, in 16 minutes. Four treys ties hercareer-best mark for 3-pointers made, which was first set vs.Michigan Jan. 10, 2002. The Buckeyes have outrebounded every teamthis season. Tonight, they dominated the boards 27-19. Afteropening with .385 and .375 mark from behind the arc vs. Ohio andFlorida A&M, respectively, Ohio State shot a season-best .667(12-of-18) from 3-point land vs. UNCW. Ohio State’s 12 3-pointersas a team is a Buckeye Value City Arena record for makes from3-point land. Their .667 3-point percentage is also a VCA recordfor Ohio State teams. Ohio State was .714 from the free-throw line.They opened the season with .615 and .565 marks from the FT linevs. Ohio and Florida A&M, respectively. Kim Wilburn distributedeight assists, a season-best mark. The Buckeyes play host to IUPUIat 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1 in Value City Arena.