Score: Michigan 69, Ohio 46
Location: Ann Arbor, Mich.
The Short Story: The Ohio womenâs basketball team (7-1) suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Michigan (9-3), 69-46, on Tuesday night.
OHIO STARTERS: #0 Taylor Agler, #5 Quiera Lampkins, #12 Yamonie Jenkins, #15 Jasmine Weatherspoon, #22 Hannah Boesinger
MICHIGAN STARTERS: #2 Siera Thompson, #3 Katelynn Flaherty, #11 Jillian Dunston, #20 Danielle Williams, #30 Hallie Thome
How It Happened:
- Michigan scores first, taking a 2-0 lead on a Hallie Thome layup with 8:30 left in the first quarter.
- Quiera Lampkins tied it up seconds later with a layup of her own.
- Jasmine Weatherspoon would give Ohio a 5-2 lead when she hit her first three of the game with 8:06 left in the first quarter.
- Michigan took a 6-5 lead with 5:40 left in the first quarter on two made free throws.
- The Bobcats tied the game at 6-6 when Yamonie Jenkins hit a free throw with 5:33 left in the first quarter.
- Michigan took an 8-6 lead going into the first media timeout on a made layup.
- Ohio would get another point off of a Hannah Boesinger free throw to make the score 10-7.
- Michihgan would hit a field goal in the final seconds of the first to take a 12-7 at the end of the first quarter.
- Ohio would make the score 12-8 in the opening seconds of the second quarter on a made free throw by Weatherspoon.
- Michigan would respond seconds later with a made jumper, taking a 14-8 lead.
- Ohio would then go on a run, with back-to-back layups to butt the game to 14-12.
- Ohio then took the lead on a made three-pointer by Katie Barker with 6:21 left in the second quarter.
- Michigan would connect on a layup with 5:32 left in the second quarter to take a 16-15 lead.
- Michigan would take a 27-21 lead into halftime.
- Leading the Bobcats was Lampkins with seven points, with one assist and one steal.
- Weatherspoon would add six points and six rebounds, along with two blocks and four steals.
- As a team, Ohio was 7-of-29 from the field, 2-of-13 from three-point range and 5-of-10 from the free throw line.
- The Bobcats also forced 16 Michigan turnovers and scored 10 points off of them.
- The Bobcats also had seven first half steals and five first half blocks.
- Leading Michigan at the half Hallie Thome and Katelynn Flaherty, who each had eight points.
- Siera Thompson added six rebounds for Michigan.
- The Bobcats opened the third quarter with Boesinger driving and connecting on a layup and drawing a foul, making the free throw and cutting the lead to 27-24.
- Michigan would come back with a layup and then would get two free throws to take a 31-24 lead with 9:05 left in the third quarter.
- Michigan would go on a 9-0 run until the 5:37 mark when Weatherspoon would make a free throw.
- Ohio would cut the lead to 39-27 when Jenkins made a layup.
- Ohio would pull within 12 at the 3:56 mark when Lampkins made a free throw.
- At the end of the third quarter, Michigan would lead 56-35.
- Ohio would score 11 points in the fourth quarter, with Tmisht Stinson hitting a three-pointer with 2:28 left.
- Michihgan would win by the final of 69-46.
- Lampkins led the Bobcats with 15 points, going 5-of-12 from the field and 5-of-7 from the free throw line.
- Weatherspoon added seven points and 10 rebounds, going 2-of-8 from the field, 1-of-3 from beyond the arc and 2-of-4 from the free throw line. She also had five steals and two blocks.
- Jenkins also finished with seven points.
- Overall, Ohio was 13-of-58 (.224) from the field, 3-of-23 (.130) from beyond the arc and 17-of-28 (.607) from the free throw line.
- Overall, Ohio forced 25 turnovers and scored 13 points off of them. The Bobcats also dished out four assists, had five blocks and had 12 steals.
- For Michigan, Flaherty finished with 25 points, going 7-of-17 from the field, 3-of-8 from three-point range and 8-of-8 from the free throw line.
- Hallie Thome finished with 13 points, going 3-of-3 from the field.
- Thompson finished with 10 points and a team-leading 13 rebounds.
- Overall, Michigan shot 15-of-32 form the field, 4-of-10 from three-point range and 20-of-23 from the free throw line.
- Michigan grabbed 63 rebounds, dished out 14 assists, had three blocks and nine steals.
Beyond the Boxscore:
- This was the Bobcatsâ first loss of the season.
- Michigan now leads the all-time series 5-1.
- The Bobcats are now 4-33 all time against the Big Ten
- Lampkins scored in double figures for the third-straight game and the sixth time this season.
- Lampkins now needs four more point to move into sixth all-time in scoring in Ohio history.
- Redshirt freshman Hannah Thome played against her twin sister, sophomore Hallie Thome for the first time in their careers.
âWe missed a lot of our shots today and lacked energy. Michigan exposed some weaknesses that we need to address going into our next game. Our girls wanted to play a challenging schedule and they were challenged today.â â Head Coach Bob Boldon
The Bobcats return to Athens on Monday, Dec. 19 when the Bobcats play host to Binghamton. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.