Postgame Notes: No. 17/19 Purdue at Ohio State
Jan. 2, 2014
PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Purdue (10-3/0-1) at Ohio State (11-6/1-0)
January 2, 2014 ● Value City Arena ● Attendance:
No. 17/19 Purdue Boilermakers 78, Ohio State Buckeyes 89
- This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 757-401 all-time.
- Purdue is 171-82 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 288-147.
- The Boilermakers are 350-177 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
- Purdue is 241-215 all-time on the road, including a 148-116 mark against Big Ten opponents.
- The Boilermakers are 205-120 all-time in the month of January, including an 86-78 record on the road and a 5-7 mark on Jan. 2.
- Purdue is 23-16 all-time in its 13th game of the season.
- The Boilermakers are 19-13 in their first Big Ten Conference game of the season and 22-17 in their first game of the calendar year. Versyp is 5-3 in conference openers and 4-4 in her first game of the New Year at Purdue.
- Purdue falls to 27-41 all-time against Ohio State, who is the only team in the Big Ten with a winning record against the Boilermakers. The Buckeyes have won eight straight in Columbus.
- Ohio State shot 56.4 percent from the field (31-55), including 70.8 percent in the second half (17-24) and 63.6 percent from three (7-11).
- Ohio State’s 89 points are its most in a game since scoring 91 against Florida Atlantic on Nov. 10, 2013.
GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES
- KK Houser set career-highs for scoring and three-point field goals, hitting seven threes en route to 25 points.
- Whitney Bays got her first career start on Thursday night, finishing with 16 points and six rebounds before fouling out for the first time in her career.
- Courtney Moses was the third Boilermaker in double-figures, finishing with 13 points and four rebounds.
- April Wilson had a team-high four assists and three steals.