1997-98 Women's Basketball Archives

Mar. 23, 1998 - 1997-98 Final Season Statistics
Sept. 19, 1997 - 1997-98 Season Outlook

Nov. 20, 1997 - Former Head Coach Nell Fortner Visits this Weekend
Nov. 12, 1997 - Women's Basketball Signs Two to National Letters-of-Intent
Oct. 15, 1997 - Purdue Well Represented In Second ABL Season
Sept. 23, 1997 - White a Preseason Candidate for 1998 Naismith Award
June 23, 1997 - Big Ten Women's Basketball All-Stars Split Weekend's Games
June 16, 1997 - Women's Basketball Names Kushkin as Assistant Coach
May 21, 1997 - Peck Named as an Assistant for the Jones Cup Team
April 9, 1997 - Roland Named Women's Basketball MVP
April 1, 1997 - Peck Named Head Coach

Coaching History OVERALL Conference Conference W L PCT W L PCT Finish 1997-98 Carolyn Peck 23 10 .697 10 6 .625 T3rd Peck (1 year) 23 10 .697 10 6 .625 Totals (23 years) 373 267 .583 171 109 .611

Honors and Awards

Kodak All-American
1998 -- Stephanie White (HM)

Academic All-American
1998 -- Stephanie White (3rd Team)

WBCA/Kodak All-District Four
1998 -- Stephanie White

NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team
1998 -- Ukari Figgs
Stephanie White

Academic All-District
1998 -- Stephanie White

All-Big Ten
1998 -- Stephanie White (1st/1st Team)
Ukari Figgs (2nd/2nd Team)
Katie Douglas (--/HM)

Academic All-Big Ten
1998 -- Danielle Bird
Amy Shaffer
Stephanie White

All-Time Rosters

1997-98
Bird, Danielle      q      G
Cooper, Camille            C
Crawford, Candi            F
Curless, Mackenzie *       F
Douglas, Katie           G/F
Duhart, Michelle  *        F
Figgs, Ukari  *    c2      G
Langston, Mo-nique       G/F
Murdock, Connie            F
Potter, Shayla             G
Shaffer, Amy        q      F
White, Stephanie  *c#1Qq G/F
Young, Tiffany             G

Year-By-Year Results

1997-98 (23-10)

  • Big Ten: 10-6 (3rd place -- tie)
  • NCAA Tournament: Elite Eight
  • Final National Ranking: 21st AP, 11th USA Today/ESPN
  • Head Coach: Carolyn Peck
  • Captains: Ukari Figgs and Stephanie White
    1997-98 Results
    11/4 E-Kosarlabda (Hungary) 99-57
    11/11 E-SKA Samara (Russia) 79-60
        Big 4 Classic -- West Lafayette, Ind.
    11/16 W-Indiana State 89-58
    11/23 W-#4 Stanford 79-68
    11/26 L-at #2 Old Dominion 62-72
        Florida International Thanksgiving Tournament
          -- Miami, Fla. (2nd of 4)
    11/28 W-Furman 84-51
    11/29 L-at Florida International 67-79
    12/2  W-Ohio 85-52
    12/5  W-at Northern Illinois 75-45
    12/10 L-at Notre Dame 71-77
        Big Ten/Southeastern Conference Challenge
    	  -- Knoxville, Tenn.
    12/12 W-#10 Florida 71-61
        Boilermaker BlockBuster
    	  -- Indianapolis, Ind.
    12/20 W-#7 Arizona 68-54
    12/28 L-at #13 Illinois 76-78
    1/4   W-Michigan State 70-60
    1/6   W-#15 Wisconsin 70-65
    1/9   L-at Michigan 59-67
    1/11  W-at Iowa 75-66 (OT)
    1/13  W-at Northwestern 81-64
    1/18  W-at Penn State 88-71
    1/23  W-Ohio State 66-54
    1/25  L-at Indiana 71-85
    1/30  W-Minnesota 92-48
    2/6   L-Iowa 67-73
    2/8   L-Michigan 60-62
    2/13  W-at Michigan State 67-62
    2/15  L-at #19 Wisconsin 69-80
    2/20  W-Northwestern 79-67
    2/22  W-#9 Illinois 71-68
      Big Ten Tournament
        -- Indianapolis, Ind. (1st of 11)
    2/28  W-Indiana 65-56
    3/1   W-#25 Iowa 61-60
    3/2   W-Penn State 59-49
    NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional First Round
      -- West Lafayette, Ind.
     3/14 W-Washington 88-71
     
    NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Second Round
      -- West Lafayette, Ind.
     3/16 W-Colorado State 77-63
     
    NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Seminals
      -- Lubbock, Texas
     3/21 W-Notre Dame 70-65
     
    NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Finals
      -- Lubbock, Texas
     3/23 L-#4 Louisiana Tech 65-72