March 21, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Jantel Lavender scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half to set an NCAA record with her 135th straight double-figure scoring game, leading Ohio State past Georgia Tech 67-60 Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Lavender, who had been tied with Oklahoma’s Courtney Paris with 134 consecutive games of 10 or more points, also grabbed 11 rebounds. She dominated in the paint as the Buckeyes advanced to a regional semifinal Saturday against top-seeded Tennessee in Dayton.
Samantha Prahalis added 16 points and eight assists, and Ashley Adams scored 11 for the fourth-seeded Buckeyes (24-9), who have won 11 in a row.
Metra Walthour had 15 points to lead the fifth-seeded Yellow Jackets (24-11).