Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball

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Ohio State Buckeyes
2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team
Ohio State Buckeyes athletic logo
University The Ohio State University
Conference Big Ten
Location Columbus, OH
Head coach Kevin McGuff (1st year)
Arena Value City Arena
(Capacity: 19,500)
Nickname Buckeyes
Colors

scarlet and gray

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA/AIAW Tournament Final Four
1993
NCAA/AIAW Tournament Elite Eight
1975, 1985, 1987, 1993
NCAA/AIAW Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2011
NCAA/AIAW Tournament second round
1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011
NCAA/AIAW Tournament appearances
1975, 1978, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Conference tournament champions
2006, 2009, 2010, 2011
Conference regular season champions
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

The Ohio State women's basketball team represents The Ohio State University and plays its home games in the Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, which they moved into in 1998. Prior to 1998, they played at St. John Arena. They have won 12 Big Ten titles, which is the most in the conference[1] and have twenty appearances in the NCAA Tournament, the most recent being in 2010. In 1993, they lost to Sheryl Swoopes and the Texas Tech Red Raiders 84-82 for the national title. They captured the NIT title in 2001, beating the New Mexico Lobos 62-61.[2] Notable alumni include former All-Americans Katie Smith and Jessica Davenport. They are currently coached by Kevin McGuff, who was most recently the head coach at the University of Washington.

2013–14 Roster[edit]

2013–14 Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year High School/Junior College Home town
C 33 Adams, AshleyAshley Adams 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Sr Siloam Springs Siloam Springs, Ark.
G 14 Alston, AmerystAmeryst Alston 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So McKinley Canton, Ohio
F 1 Beach, KalpanaKalpana Beach 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) RS So Westlake Westlake, Ohio
C 21 Blair, LisaLisa Blair 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) So Nazareth Regional Brooklyn, N.Y.
G 13 Craft, CaitCait Craft 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Liberty-Benton Findlay, Ohio
C 15 Dobranic, AleksandraAleksandra Dobranic 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) RS Sr Isidora Sekulic Novi Sad, Serbia
F 23 Ellerbe, MartinaMartina Ellerbe 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sr Saint Mary's Teaneck, N.J.
G 31 Ferguson, RavenRaven Ferguson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Jr Africentric Columbus, Ohio
G 11 Honeycutt, ShelbiShelbi Honeycutt 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Siloam Springs Siloam Springs, Ark.
G 12 Kynard, MaleekaMaleeka Kynard 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Start Toledo, Ohio
C 22 Moore, DarryceDarryce Moore 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sr Boardman Youngstown, Ohio
G 25 Scullion, AmyAmy Scullion 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) RS Jr Salem Salem, Ohio
Head coach

Kevin McGuff

Assistant coach(es)

Joy Cheek
Patrick Klein
Mark Mitchell


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-08-16

Year by year results[edit]

Conference tournament winners noted with # Source [3]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason Coaches' poll AP poll
Phyllis J. Bailey (Independent) (1965–1970)
1965-66 Phyllis J. Bailey 3–4
1966-67 Phyllis J. Bailey 5–3
1967-68 Phyllis J. Bailey 5–1
1968-69 Phyllis J. Bailey 8–2 CIAW First Round
1969-70 Phyllis J. Bailey 7–0
Phyllis J. Bailey: 28–10
Mary Combs (Independent) (1970–1972)
1970-71 Mary Combs 4–2
1971-72 Mary Combs 10–4 MAIAW
Mary Combs: 14–6
Debbie Wilson (Independent) (1972–1980)
1972-73 Debbie Wilson 15–1 MAIAW
1973-74 Debbie Wilson 18–2 MAIAW
1974-75 Debbie Wilson 19–5 AIAW First Round
1975-76 Debbie Wilson 26–6 MAIAW
1976-77 Debbie Wilson 21–7 MAIAW
1977-78 Debbie Wilson 23–8 AIAW First Round 16
1978-79 Debbie Wilson 19–11 MAIAW
1979-80 Debbie Wilson 16–18 MAIAW
Debbie Wilson: 157–58
Tara VanDerveer (Independent, Big Ten) (1980–1985)
1980-81 Tara VanDerveer 17–15 MAIAW
Big Ten Conference
1981-82 Tara VanDerveer 20–7 3–0 1st# NCAA First Round
1982-83 Tara VanDerveer 23–5 15–3 T-1st
1983-84 Tara VanDerveer 22–7 17–1 1st NCAA First Round 19
1984-85 Tara VanDerveer 28–3 18–0 1st NCAA Quarterfinals 7
Tara VanDerveer: 110–37 53–4
Nancy Darsch (Big Ten) (1985–1997)
1985-86 Nancy Darsch 23–7 16–2 1st NCAA Sixteen 17 12
1986-87 Nancy Darsch 26–5 17–1 T-1st NCAA Quarterfinals 8 10
1987-88 Nancy Darsch 25–5 16–2 2nd NCAA Sixteen 9 6
1988-89 Nancy Darsch 24–6 16–2 T-1st NCAA Sixteen 9 14
1989-90 Nancy Darsch 18–12 11–7 T-4th NCAA Second Round (Play-In)
1990-91 Nancy Darsch 11–17 8–10 T-5th
1991-92 Nancy Darsch 15–13 9–9 5th
1992-93 Nancy Darsch 28–4 16–2 T-1st NCAA Finals 2 3
1993-94 Nancy Darsch 14–14 7–11 T-7th
1994-95 Nancy Darsch 17–13 7–9 T-7th
1995-96 Nancy Darsch 21–13 8–8 T-6th NCAA Second Round
1996-97 Nancy Darsch 12–16 3–13 10th
Nancy Darsch: 234–125 134–76
Beth Burns (Big Ten) (1997–2002)
1997-98 Beth Burns 15–12 7–9 8th
1998-99 Beth Burns 17–12 9–7 4th NCAA First Round
1999-2000 Beth Burns 13–15 5–11 T-8th
2000-01 Beth Burns 22–11 6–10 T-8th WNIT Champions
2001-02 Beth Burns 14–15 8–8 T-5th
Beth Burns: 81–65 35–45
Jim Foster (Big Ten) (2002–present)
2002-03 Jim Foster 22–10 10–6 T-4th NCAA Second Round 20
2003-04 Jim Foster 21–10 11–5 3rd NCAA Second Round 21
2004-05 Jim Foster 30–5 14–2 T-1st NCAA Sixteen 9 8
2005-06 Jim Foster 29–3 15–1 1st# NCAA Second Round 10 2
2006-07 Jim Foster 28–4 15–1 1st NCAA First Round 18 8
2007-08 Jim Foster 22–9 13–5 T-1st NCAA First Round 25
2008-09 Jim Foster 29–6 15–3 1st# NCAA Sixteen 9 10
2009-10 Jim Foster 31–5 15–3 1st# NCAA Second Round 15 8
2010-11 Jim Foster 24–10 10–6 T-3rd# NCAA Sixteen 17 18
2011-12 Jim Foster 25–7 11–5 T-2nd NCAA First Round 22 16
2012-13 Jim Foster 18–13 7–9 T-8th
Jim Foster: 279–82 136–46
Kevin McGuff (Big Ten) (2013–present)
Kevin McGuff:
Total: 903–383

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Awards[edit]

Consensus All-American selections[edit]

Frani Washington (1979) Tracy Hall (1987-1988) Nikita Lowry (1989) Katie Smith (1993, 1996)
Jessica Davenport (2005-2007) Jantel Lavender (2010-2011)

First-Team All-Big Ten[edit]

Yvette Angel (1983, 1985) Carla Chapman (1984) Francine Lewis (1984-1985) Tracy Hall (1986-1988)
Nikita Lowry (1988-1989) Lisa Cline (1989) Averrill Roberts (1992-1993) Nikki Keyton (1993)
Katie Smith (1994-1996) Marrita Porter (1998-1999) Jessica Davenport (2005-2007) Jantel Lavender (2008-2011)
Samantha Prahalis (2010,2012) Tayler Hill (2012)

Big Ten Player of the Year[edit]

Tracey Hall (1986-1987) Lisa Cline (1989) Katie Smith (1996) Jessica Davenport (2005-2007)
Jantel Lavender (2008-2011) Samantha Prahalis (2012)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Championship Teams" (PDF). History and Tradition. Ohio State Athletic Department. p. 172. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  2. ^ "2001 Postseason WNIT". www.womensnit.com. Retrieved 2008-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Media Guide". Ohio State University. Retrieved 9 Aug 2013. 

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