Nov. 22, 2006
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Att. 3,598 The game Tuesday was the second double-overtime gameat Value City Arena and the first since Ohio State dropped a 74-71decision to Purdue in two extra sessions Feb. 11, 2001. Ohio Statenow is 2-1 in overtime under head coach Jim Foster, including 1-0at Value City Arena and 1-0 in double-overtime. The Buckeyes’ lasttwo overtime games have both come against Boston College, includingTuesday night and last season, a 66-61 win at BC Dec. 3. TheBuckeyes trailed Boston College, 16-9, at the 13:55 mark of thefirst half, but used a 13-0 run from 11:53 to 4:20 to take a 22-16lead and took a 26-23 advantage into halftime. The Buckeyes openedthe second half on an 8-0 to take a 34-23 lead with 15:59 to play.Ohio State outscored Boston College 10-2 in the second overtime.Ohio State limited BC to just one field goal during the first 9:43of the second half. The Buckeyes attempted a season-high 33 freethrows Tuesday, their most since they attempted 33 against Canisiusin a 90-58 win Dec. 22, 2005 in Value City Arena. Ohio State andBoston College met for the 10th time in the series Tuesday. TheBuckeyes lead the all-time set, 7-3. Ohio State won the first fivemeetings in the series. The Buckeyes are 13-1 in their last 14non-conference regular season games. Ohio State outscored BC,42-22, in the paint. In its three games this season, Ohio State hasoutscored its opponents in the paint 124-50. Jessica Davenportscored 19 points and now has scored in double figures in 54 of herlast 55 contests. She also had 11 rebounds to record the 34thdouble-double of her career.
Davenport missed her first free throw this season Tuesday. She came into the game 12-for-12. Davenport was 7-9 from the line Tuesday.
Maria Moeller had a game and career-high seven steals Tuesday,giving her 13 steals in her last two games Ohio State led 26-23 athalf. With the victory Tuesday, the Buckeyes have won 59 of theirlast 61 games when leading at the break. In the last two seasons,Ohio State is now 32-1 when scoring at least 60 points. The onlyloss came to Boston College, 79-69, in the second round of the 2006NCAA Tournament. With the win Tuesday, Ohio State moved to 18-2 ingames played in November in the four-plus seasons under head coachJim Foster. Overall, Ohio State has won 23 of its last 24 games.BC’s Kindyll Dorsey made seven 3-point attempts Tuesday, setting aValue City Arena record for most 3-point FG by an Ohio Stateopponent. The previous record was five 3-point field goals by PennState’s Kelly Mazzante Jan. 25, 2004.