Women's Hoops falls at No. 18 Ohio State
Nov. 25, 2011
Columbus, Ohio - Stony Brook University's women's basketball team fell to the No. 18 Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday at Value City Arena as OSU shot 57.4 percent on its way to a 84-37 victory over the Seawolves.
"I'm happy with the way our players competed from start to finish today," Stony Brook head coach Beth O'Boyle said. "Give credit to Ohio State, they're a terrific team and they showed that this afternoon."
Junior Jessica Previlon (Brooklyn, N.Y.) led the Seawolves with seven points and five rebounds while junior Sam Landers (Springfield, Va.) chipped in with six points. Samantha Prahalis led Ohio State with 25 points and 11 assists.
OSU got off to a quick start, scoring the first 10 points of the game. Previlon hit two free throws for the Seawolves first points of the game and freshman Kellie Krueger (Wilsonville, Ore.) then hit a short jumper to make it 12-4. But the Buckeyes scored 13 of the next 14 points to take a 25-5 lead with 8:03 to go in the first half.
Previlon scored an inside hoop to end the Ohio State run but OSU answered with 13 straight points to take its largest lead of the game. Jacobs scored an inside hoop with less than three minutes remaining and junior Sam Landers (Springfield, Va.) knocked down a jumper just before halftime but the Buckeyes took a 42-12 advantage into the break.
Horsey hit a three to open the second half and Jacobs then drilled a baseline jumper following a jumper from Prahalis. But the Buckeyes then ran off seven straight points before Landers hit two free throws to end the spurt.
Ohio State answered thought with a 12-4 run to make it 58-21. Junior Talisha Bridges (Kalamazoo, Mich.) scored five second half points for the Seawolves.
Stony Brook returns to action on Wednesday, traveling to take on Sacred Heart. Game time is set for 7 p.m.