Prahalis helps Ohio State outlast PurdueFeb 13, 2012 - 2:17 AM Ohio State fend off No. 16 Purdue, 80-71, in a Big 10 clash.
Amber Stokes and Ashley Adams chipped in 14 and 13 points, respectively, for the Buckeyes (22-3, 9-3 Big Ten), who lost to Illinois on a last-second shot on Thursday.
Sunday was another close finish, but Prahalis' three-pointer with 41 seconds remaining pushed Ohio State's lead to 76-71. Prahalis then forced a turnover and the Buckeyes, who connected on 20-of-27 at the foul line, made four free throws in the final 24 seconds to seal the win.
Purdue (19-6, 9-3) was led by Brittany Rayburn's 22 points and Sam Ostarello's double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Boilermakers committed 18 turnovers in their third loss in four games.
- PURDUE: 71
OHIO STATE: 80
Feb 12 7:05 PM
- PURDUE: 37
OHIO STATE: 31
Feb 12 5:51 PM
- PURDUE: 0
OHIO STATE: 0
1st Half - 20:00
Feb 12 5:09 PM
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