The Boilermakers finished 25-9 with a second-straight Big Ten Tournament title.
Sam Ostarello led Purdue with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
The Boilermakers knock off Nebraska 77-64 to play for the Big Ten title for the 13th time in school history.
Boilermakers use big second half run to put the Badgers away.
The defending Big Ten Tournament champions open tournament play Friday at approximately 3 p.m. ET.
Purdue vs. Liberty - 03/24/13 - NCAA Tournament
Purdue at No. 21 Nebraska
Purdue vs. MSU - AP Photos
Purdue vs. Michigan - AP Photos
Purdue travels to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Lady Lions
Averaged 15.6 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 2.9 blocks as a senior...Named 2012 Miss Show-Me Basketball for the state of Missouri...Selected as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro Player of the Year as a senior...In her senior year, recorded a quadruple-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, and 10 steals...First team all-state her senior and junior years...Awarded Conference MVP as a senior...Named Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year her senior year...Averaged 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists as a junior...Basketball coach was Dan Rolfes.
Full name is Taylor Brenee Elizabeth Manuel...Born December 5, 1993...Parents are Richard and Michelle May...Has two older brothers, Richard, Jr. and Rashad...Has one older sister, Kristina Muldrew...Plans on majoring in communications...Wants to be a sports commentator.
Ranked No. 10 at her position and No. 76 overall by HoopGurlz...Transferred from Hazelwood Central to Incarnate Word during her sophomore year...Her basketball team won the Class 5A State Championship her junior year...Played AAU basketball with Louisville Elite and The Elite Basketball Academy.