From the April 5, 2010 issue of ESPN The Magazine: Ryan McGee on the final possession in NCAA tournament games -- the classics, how you diagram it, where the fear lies, who needs the ball, who needs to sweat it out, and more.
Jantel Lavender broke out of a shooting lump to score 11 points during a big second-half surge, and No. 3 Ohio State beat California (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) on Sunday 83-71 in the finals of the Buckeye Classic.
Evan Turner had 26 points and 14 rebounds, his fourth double-double in as many games, and No. 15 Ohio State beat California (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) 76-70 on Friday night in the third-place game of the 2K Sports Classic.
Andrea Walker had 14 points off the bench and Samantha Prahalis and Jantel Lavender each scored 13 to lead Ohio State (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) to a 72-47 victory over Boston University in the Buckeye Classic on Saturday.