September 16, 2014

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Ohio State women fall to Auburn in Buckeye Classic final

COLUMBUS – Sherell Hobbs scored 21 points, Whitney Boddie had 20 and DeWanna Bonner added 16 to lead No. 24 Auburn past No. 15 Ohio State 67-58 and in the championship game of the Buckeye Classic on Sunday.
Hobbs had 13 points in the first half as the Tigers (6-0) built the lead to 16 before the Buckeyes (5-1) rallied to trail 40-30 at the break. Jantel Lavender scored 16 of her 22 points in the second half for Ohio State.
The Buckeyes pulled to 63-55 with 3:50 to play, but Boddie put in an uncontested rebound after Trevesha Jackson missed both free throws to put an end to Ohio State`s comeback bid.
Auburn hit 56.3 percent (18 of 32) from the field in the first half but was just eight of 28 in the second. The Tigers were able to maintain the lead by making 10 of 17 free throws in the final 20 minutes. Ohio State was averaging 80.2 points per game but missed all 10 three-point attempts and committed 14 turnovers to 12 for the Tigers.

Auburn 67, Ohio State 58
AUBURN (6-0): Greenleaf 2-5 0-0 4, McCorvey 0-3 0-0 0, S.Hobbs 9-13 2-4 21, Bonner 6-12 3-5 16, Boddie 7-17 6-7 20, Jackson 2-7 2-5 6, Smalley 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-60 13-21 67.
OHIO STATE (5-1):
S.Allen 3-8 1-2 7, Lavender 10-15 2-8 22, Trebilcock 2-7 0-0 4, Little 3-6 0-0 6, Packer 3-15 1-2 7, Moeller 0-0 0-0 0, Mason-Cox 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-4 4-4 6, Riley 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 25-58 8-16 58.
Halftime – Auburn 40-30. 3-Point Goals – Auburn 2-5 (Bonner 1-1, S.Hobbs 1-1, Smalley 0-1, McCorvey 0-2), Ohio St. 0-10 (Johnson 0-1, Trebilcock 0-2, Packer 0-7). Fouled Out – Trebilcock. Rebounds – Auburn 38 (Boddie 10), Ohio St. 37 (Lavender 17). Assists – Auburn 14 (Boddie 7), Ohio St. 12 (Little, Packer 3). Total Fouls – Auburn 13, Ohio St. 15. A – 2,891.