1:49 PM ET, March 19, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State coach Jim Foster has usually been able to count on one thing for four years: at least 10 points and 10 rebounds from star post player Jantel Lavender.Lavender didn't disappoint in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday, scoring 30 points and grabbing 11 rebounds for her 75th career double-double to lead the fourth-seeded Buckeyes past pesky Central Florida 80-69.Foster compared Lavender to one of the greatest players in NBA history.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-63 (.397)||32-61 (.525)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-19 (.421)||3-11 (.273)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-12 (.917)||13-18 (.722)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|