Dec. 20, 2002

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Attendance: 1,891

Ohio State is 2-0 all-time against Youngstown State and 12-4versus teams in the Horizon League. The Buckeyes are 4-0 at homethis season and 7-2 overall. After not hitting a three-pointer forthe first time this season against Virginia Wednesday night,sophomore Caity Matter was 4-for-13 tonight from beyond thethree-point arc and scored a total of 16 points. Ohio Stateoutrebounded Youngstown State, 41-28, tonight. The Buckeyes havebeaten every opponent on the boards this season. Fourteenthree-point attempts is a season-high for Caity Matter. Eight madethree-pointers for the Buckeyes this season equaled the seasonhigh. Ohio State also had eight threes against Wisconsin-Green Bayand Arizona. Junior Erika Christenson played her first minutes as aBuckeye tonight and scored her first point for the Scarlet andGray. Christenson, a transfer from Indiana, was recently granted aredshirt season and will have the remainder of this year and nextyear to play for the Buckeyes. Every player who was in uniform forthe Buckeyes saw action on the hardwood tonight. The Buckeyesreturn to action against Austin Peay Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. in ValueCity Arena before opening up regular-season conference play againstNorthwestern New Year’s Eve at 2 p.m. in Value City Arena.