Feb. 6, 2005
Recap | Box Score | Quotes
Attendance: 10,434 (Season High) The 2004-05 Ohio State women’sbasketball team is 22-2 overall and 9-1 in Big Ten play. Overall,the Buckeyes are 65-22 all-time and 42-4 at home under head coachJim Foster. This season, Ohio State is 14-0 in Columbus. The lasttime an Ohio State team was 14-0 in Columbus was the 2002-03season, when then-first year head coach Jim Foster’s OSU teamdefended its home court for the first time since 1992-93. – In total,eight Buckeye teams have gone undefeated in Columbus in programhistory. The last time the Buckeyes were 22-2 was the 1984-85season. The last time a Buckeye team won 22 games was in the2002-03 season – Jim Foster’s first season at Ohio State. The2002-03 Buckeyes finished the year 22-10, with a trip to the secondround of the NCAA tourney. The Buckeyes have won 11 games in a row.The last time a Buckeye team won 11 in a row was the 1992-93season, when Ohio State put together 14 victories en route to thenational championship contest. Ohio State leads the all-time serieswith Indiana 37-15, is on a three-game win streak vs. IU and is 2-0this season vs. the Hoosiers. Jessica Davenport, who entered thegame averaging a team-best 18.7 points per game, was held without abucket until 4:36 left in the first half. – Davenportended the half with five scores and netted 16 total points.Davenport tallied her seventh-season and second-consecutivedouble-double with 16 points and 15 boards. Davenport has 11 careerdouble-doubles. Davenport matched her personal-best mark of 15rebounds vs. Indiana. She has collected 15 boards three times inher career and one time this year. – Davenport’s 15rebounds ties a Value City Arena record by an Ohio State player.Ohio State led 35-18 at the half and is 20-0 when leading at thebreak. Sophomore Stephanie Blanton marked her first start of theseason vs. Indiana. Blanton, who started 11 games last year, playedin a career-best 29 minutes. Kim Wilburn tied her season-high ofnine points vs. Indiana. She also netted nine vs. Arizona Nov. 17.Blanton matched her personal-high of three steals vs. IU. She hastallied three steals five times in her career. Ohio State shot.442. The team is 8-2 when shooting less than 50 percent from thefield. Ohio State is 16-0 when scoring 70 or more points. JessicaDavenport and Caity Matter scored double figures for Ohio State vs.IU. The Buckeyes are 3-2 when two players score double digits and18-0 when three or more players score in double figures. Today’sattendance of 10,434 is the largest crowd to watch a women’sbasketball game under head coach Jim Foster. It ranks No. 3 on theall-time Value City Arena attendance list. Ohio State plays host toMichigan at 7 p.m. Thursday in Value City Arena.