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Walker's double-double keeps Pittsburgh undefeated

ATHENS, Ohio (Ticker) -- Marcedes Walker kept Pittsburgh among
the nation's unbeaten teams.


Walker scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Pittsburgh (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today) turned back a strong challenge from Ohio with a 77-69
victory.


A 6-3 center, Walker hit 13-of-18 shots in helping the Panthers
(10-0) shoot 64 percent (18-of-28) in the second half. Her
presence allowed Pittsburgh to outscore Ohio 56-38 in the
paint.


Shavonte Zellous added 21 points and eight rebounds and Xenia
Stewart had 11 and seven for the Panthers, who led 32-31 at
halftime.


Lauren Kohn scored 21 points to pace the Bobcats (5-2) in the
back-and-forth contest. There were 14 ties and the lead changed
hands 22 times.


Simone Redd scored 16 points and Domenica Silva and Rachel
Frederick had eight apiece for Ohio.