March 21, 2009
FIRST ROUND GAMES
No. 3 Ohio State 77, No. 14 Sacred Heart 63: It was a big moment for Samantha Prahalis. She didn't waste it.
Making her first appearance in an NCAA game, Ohio State's dynamic freshman point guard scored a career-high 23 points to go with seven assists and lead the Buckeyes past Sacred Heart 77-63 on Saturday in the first round.
No. 6 Purdue 65, No. 11 Charlotte 52: Another year, another early win for Purdue in the NCAA tournament.
Danielle Campbell scored 12 points, and No. 6 seed Purdue downed 11th-seeded Charlotte 65-52 Saturday for its 12th straight first-round win, this time in the Oklahoma City Regional.