Scores

Final

(19) Ohio State 71

(16-3, 7-1 Big Ten)

Purdue 60

(13-7, 6-3 Big Ten)

    5:00 PM ET, January 25, 2009

    1 2 T
    #19OSU 35 3671
    PUR 16 4460

    Top Performers

    Ohio State: J. Lavender 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Blk

    Purdue: L. Wisdom-Hylton 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Ohio State forces 19 turnovers, holds off Purdue's rally

    Associated Press

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Jantel Lavender scored 21 points to help Ohio State (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) beat Purdue 71-60 on Sunday.

    Samantha Prahalis had 13 points and six assists and Ashlee Trebilcock added 12 points for the Buckeyes (16-3, 7-1 Big Ten). With Indiana's loss at Illinois, Ohio State moved into sole possession of first place in the conference.

    Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton scored all 16 of her points in the second half, and Danielle Campbell scored 14 points for Purdue (13-7, 6-3). The Boilermakers have lost two of their past three games after winning the previous four.

    Ohio State held Purdue to 5-for-18 shooting in the first half and forced 14 turnovers to take a 35-16 lead. The Buckeyes had 12 offensive rebounds in the second half, allowing them to drain the clock and hold off Purdue's rally.

    Ohio State won for the 10th time in 11 games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OSU
    PUR
    Points 71 60
    FG Made-Attempted 22-61 (.361) 20-47 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 4-10 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-24 (.875) 16-22 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 2

    Game Leaders

     
    OSU
    PUR
    PointsJ. Lavender 21L. Wisdom-Hylton 16
    ReboundsS. Allen 9L. Wisdom-Hylton 8
    AssistsS. Prahalis 6L. Mioton 5
    StealsS. Little 4L. Freeman 2
    BlocksJ. Lavender 2L. Wisdom-Hylton 1

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 25, 2009 OSU 71, @PUR 60Recap | Box Score
    Feb 5, 2009 @OSU 59, PUR 47Recap | Box Score
    Mar 8, 2009 @OSU 67, PUR 66Recap | Box Score