Texas Tech 53, Purdue Boilermakers 69
Purdue earned its 20th NCAA First Round victory on Saturday.
Whitney Bays scored 20 points to lead Purdue
Courtney Moses scores 24 points in defeat.
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AP Photos: No. 16 Purdue at No. 10 Ohio State
2013-14 - Senior
Started 26 of 31 games, averaging 19.6 minutes per game ... grabbed a team-best five rebounds against Stanford (Nov. 26) ... put up 10 points on four-of-five shooting against IPFW (Dec. 8) ... scored 10 points, including a career-best eight-for-eight performance at the free throw line vs. Ohio State (Feb. 6) ... posted 10 points, including two threes, and four assists vs. Iowa (Feb. 16) ... dished out a career-high six assists vs. Nebraska (March 2) ... grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament Second Round game vs. Iowa (March 7) ... had 11 points, five assists and four rebounds in NCAA First Round win over Akron (March 22) ... limited Big Ten scoring champion Rachel Banham of Minnesota to eight points on one-of-17 shooting (Feb. 20) ... held Nebraska's Jordan Hooper to nine points on two-of-10 shooting (Jan. 19) and 11 points on four-of-nine shooting (March 2), marking two of the lowest single-game totals for the Big Ten's No. 3 scorer ... held the nation's No. 9 scorer, Akron's Hanna Luburgh to three-of-19 from the field and nine points in the NCAA First Round (March 22) ... 132 career games played is tied for 11th in school history ... 216 career assists ranks 22nd in school history.
2012-13 - Junior
Started 28-of-34 games on the season, averaging 24.6 minutes per game with 3.4 points, 2.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds per contest ... had seven points and four assists in 26 minutes against Central Michigan ... scored a career-high 14 points at Oakland, connecting on all four three-point attempts while dishing out three assists ... equaled season-bests with two steals and two blocks to go with four points, three assists and five rebounds against Minnesota ... matched her career-best with six rebounds against Iowa ... averaged 4.0 points and 3.7 assists per game at the Big Ten Tournament, including six points, four assists and four rebounds against Nebraska in the semifinals ... her 71 assists on the year were good for fourth-best on the squad, while her 1.3 assist/turnover ratio was a team best.
2011-12 - Sophomore
Played in every game and started three ... Averaged 1.3 points and 1.5 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game ... Scored season-high five points vs. Minnesota, also recorded three rebounds, an assist and two steals ... Pulled down season-high four rebounds on three occasions: vs. Tulane, at Minnesota and at Ohio State ... Played a season-high 21 minutes against Notre Dame.
2010-11 - Freshman
Played in every game and started 10 ... Defensive stopper; often guarded opponent's best player ... Played all three guard positions ... Was third on the team for assists (62) ... Scored season-high 10 points vs. Western Illinois ... Made first career start at Northwestern ... Named most valuable player for the Barn Burner Trophy game at IU; was scoreless but held IU's leading scorer to four points in the 27 minutes guarding her ... Played complete game vs. SIUE with eight points, two rebounds, two assists and season-high five steals ... Recorded season-high four blocks, tied season high with five assists vs. Iowa ... Hit first three-pointer of the season at UConn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
High School Highlights
Averaged 9.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.0 steals as a senior ... Averaged 7.6 points and 4.0 assists as a junior ... Area leader in assists as a sophomore, with 94 on the season ... As a freshman, averaged 6.8 points, a team-high 4.1 assists and 5.4 rebounds ... Two-time class 4A state champion ... Led team to four year record of 100-8 that included two undefeated seasons ... Helped lead team to a 30-0 record as a junior that included a state championship and recognition as the high school girls basketball national champions ... Part of the first high school girls team in Indiana to win 30 games in a season ... Completed a 28-0 record as a senior ... Class 4A Mental Attitude Award winner as a senior ... 2010 John Wooden Citizenship Award winner ... 2010 AP first team All-State ... First team ICGSA All-State as a senior ... Runner up for Indiana Miss Basketball ... 2009-10 Marion County Girls Athlete of the Year ... Indianapolis Star Girls Basketball Super Team Player of the Year ... Indiana Junior Core All-Star Team member.
Full name is Dorothy Yvonne Williams ... Born August 12, 1992 ... Parents are Richard and Charlene Williams ... Has two brothers, Richard Williams II and Russ and five sisters, Chakysha, Octavia, Cierra, Christi and Darienne ... Majoring in sociology.
Rated No. 39 overall by Collegiate Girls Basketball ... National champion and MVP at USSSA 15U ... All-county volleyball player ... Member of National Honor Society ... Honor Roll all four years ... Senior mentor ... Homecoming and prom princess.