Dec. 21, 2004
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Attendance: 4,352 (season-high) Ohio State senior guard CaityMatter hit her 219th career 3-point field goal at 14:02 to breakthe school record for treys in a career. Katie Smith held therecord for eight years.
Matter, who ended the night with 19 points, finished the night with a 3-of-6 performance from behind the 3-point arc to reach 221 career treys.
The Buckeyes are 54-21 all-time and 31-3 at home under headcoach Jim Foster. In games played in December in Columbus,Foster-coached Buckeye squads are 11-0 overall in three seasons.Ohio State is 11-1 for the first time under head coach Jim Foster.The last time a Buckeye squad had an 11-1 mark was the 1992-93season when Ohio State went 11-1 in the first 12 games of thatseason. The 1992-93 Buckeyes went on to win two more games beforedropping to 13-2 after a loss to Penn State. The Buckeyes lead theall-time series against UCLA, 5-3, and are an undefeated 4-0 inColumbus. Ohio State also is 15-3 all-time against PAC-10 schools,including three wins this season against Arizona, Oregon and UCLA.Ohio State was 29-of-56 (.518) from the field against the Bruins.The Buckeyes are 9-0 when shooting 50 percent of better from thefield. The Buckeyes are 11-0 when leading at halftime. Against theBruins, the Buckeyes led at the break, 40-26. With the win overNo.17/20 UCLA, the Buckeyes are 3-1 this season against Top 25teams. Sophomore center Jessica Davenport recorded her secondconsecutive and third double-double of the season with 20 pointsand 12 rebounds against the Bruins. It marked the seventh careerdouble-double for Davenport. Davenport has scored double figures inevery game this season. Matter has recorded double digit scoringnumbers in 10-of-12 games and Hoskins in 8-of-11 games. Inaddition, Davenport has had three 20-point games this season.Senior guard Ashley Allen set a season high with nine assists. Tenassists is her career high for a game.