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Allen leads Ohio State to crucial Big Ten victory

Jan 30, 2007 - 7:29 AM WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana (Ticker) -- Star Allen scored 21 points to lead No. 7 Ohio State to a 64-55 victory over 13th-ranked Purdue in a Big Ten Conference showdown.

Allen was 10-of-12 from the field and added 13 rebounds and three assists for Ohio State (19-1, 8-0 Big Ten), which has won its last 25 games vs. league opponents.

The Buckeyes' conference streak is the longest since they won 36 straight vs. Big Ten foes from 1983-86.

Purdue (19-4, 8-1) took advantage of 15 Ohio State turnovers in the first half to build a 33-30 lead. But the Buckeyes had only three turnovers in the second period while holding the Boilermakers to 8-of-32 shooting from the field.

Marscilla Packer scored 13 points and Brandie Hoskins and Jessica Davenport each added 12 for Ohio State.

Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 13 points and eight rebounds and Katie Gearlds added 12 points for Purdue.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    OHIO ST (7) 30 34 64
    PURDUE (13) 33 22 55 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: OHIO ST - STAR ALLEN 21
    PURDUE - LINDSAY WISDOM-HYLTON 13

    Jan 29 8:53 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    OHIO ST (7) VS PURDUE (13)
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    OHIO ST - STAR ALLEN 8
    PURDUE - JODI HOWELL 11

    Jan 29 7:44 PM
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    Ohio State vs. PurdueJan 29 7:04 PM