LIVE BLOG: Women's Basketball Tournament Game #10

Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament

Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament

March 8, 2009


We are live courtside from Conseco Fieldhouse for the 2009 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament Championship Game ... #1 Ohio State vs. #3 Purdue will tip soon!

(20:00, 1st Half):  Purdue wins the tip and scores a quick bucket.  Great crowd at Conseco Fieldhouse tonight .... Purdue 2, Ohio State 0.

(15:17, 1st Half):  First media timeout and Ohio State has emerged leading 8-6.

(10:48, 1st Half):  Purdue has taken a 14-12 lead ... Jantel Lavender will shoot two free throws when we return from the under-12 media timeout.

(7:51, 1st Half):  Purdue 18, Ohio State 17 ... under-8 media timeout. 

(5:48, 1st Half):  Timeout, Purdue ... Ohio State leads 24-21 after the made 3.

(3:09, 1st Half):  Under-4 media timeout ... Ohio State 30, Purdue 26.  Great crowd at Conseco Fieldhouse in a back and forth affair thus far.

(Halftime):  The 3 at the buzzer gives Ohio State a 37-33 lead.  What a half and what an atmosphere!

(15:25, 2nd Half):  Ohio State 42, Purdue 38 as each team has scored five points in the first four and a half minutes.

(13:03, 2nd Half):  Timeout, Ohio State.  We've got a GREAT ballgame here -- Ohio State 44, Purdue 44. 

(11:11, 2nd Half):  Ohio State 51, Purdue 48.  Under-12 minute timeout.   Brittany Rayburn has 14 points for Purdue and Jantel Lavender has 20 to lead OSU.

(7:57, 2nd Half):  Ohio State 56, Purdue 54 as the Boilermakers call timeout.

(7:33, 2nd Half):  Ohio State remains up 56-54 as we go the under-8 media timeout. 

(4:14, 2nd Half):  Purdue calls a 30-second timeout.  Ohio State 62, Purdue 60.



(2:47, 2nd Half):  GREAT GAME!  Under-4 media timeout and we are tied at 64-64.

(1:54, 2nd Half):  Ohio State ball -- still tied.

(1:25, 2nd Half):  Putback by Jantel Lavender and OSU leads by 2.  Purdue timeout -- down 2 with 1:25 left.

(0:55, 2nd Half):  Purdue ties it and Ohio State calls timeout -- 66-66.

(0:12, 2nd Half):  Shot clock violation for Purdue ... and the Buckeyes call timeout side out with 12.2 seconds left on the clock.

(0:06, 2nd Half):  Lavender gets fouled ... and misses the first one ... second one still coming!

(0:06, 2nd Half):  Second shot is GOOD!  Ohio State calls timeout with 6.2 seconds left, leading 67-66.

OHIO STATE WINS THE BIG TEN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FOR 2009!  Final score from Conseco Fieldhouse ... Ohio State 67, Purdue 66 in a thriller!