Patriot League Women's Basketball Recap - 12.9.12

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Emily Homan had six points for Lafayette in Sunday's loss at Ohio State.
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Emily Homan had six points for Lafayette in Sunday's loss at Ohio State.
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Dec. 9, 2012

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Danielle Fiacco scored 10 points with eight rebounds, but Lafayette couldn't keep up with No. 20 Ohio State in an 81-41 loss in Columbus.

The Leopards trailed 38-16 at halftime after shooting under 25 percent from the floor. On the other side, the Buckeyes hit on 50 percent of their opportunities to build the 22-point lead.

Ohio State expanded the lead to as many as 47 points in the second before finalizing the 40-point margin.

Emily Homan and Alicia Manning added six points apiece for Lafayette. Ten of the Leopards' 14 buckets had assists, while they were nearly even with Ohio State on the boards. The Buckeyes finished with a 32-30 edge.

Army is the only team in action Monday, as it hosts Loyola Maryland at 7 p.m.

at No. 20/20 Ohio State 81, Lafayette 41