Postgame Notes: No. 21/20 Purdue at Penn State

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Jan. 12, 2014

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue (11-4/1-2) at Penn State (11-4/2-1)

January 12, 2014 ● Bryce Jordan Center ● Attendance: 4,853

No. 21/20 Purdue Boilermakers 84, No. 14/15 Penn State Lady Lions 74

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 758-402 all-time.
  • Purdue is 172-83 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 289-148.
  • The Boilermakers are 351-178 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
  • Purdue is 242-216 all-time on the road, including a 149-117 mark against Big Ten opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 206-121 all-time in the month of January, including an 87-79 record on the road and a 7-4 mark on Jan. 12.
  • Purdue is 28-11 all-time in its 15th game of the season.
  • The Boilermakers improved to 27-17 all-time against Penn State, and 9-10 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
  • Sunday marked the 25th meeting in series history in which both Purdue and Penn State were ranked. The Boilermakers are now 11-14 when both are ranked and 7-10 when the Lady Lions are the higher-ranked team.
  • Purdue is 100-140 all-time against ranked opponents, 84-85 when both the Boilermakers and their opponents are ranked and 47-114 against higher-ranked teams.
  • Sunday’s win snapped a two-game slide for the Boilermakers and was their first Big Ten Conference win of the season.
  • Purdue’s 13 turnovers matched a season-low, equaling their mark against Belmont on Nov. 22.
  • The Boilermakers converted 24-of-28 free throws.
  • Purdue surpassed 20 offensive rebounds for the second straight game, grabbing 21 after a season-high 25 at Northwestern on Thursday.
  • The Boilermakers are now 6-0 on Sundays this season.

 

 

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Courtney Moses hit at least six three pointers for the nine time in her career, totaling 25 points. She was six-of-10 from behind the arc and has 199 for her career, one shy of becoming the third player in school history to make 200 career threes.
  • KK Houser posted 18 points, seven rebounds, five assists and a pair of steals. Her five assists give her 418 for her career and tie her with head coach Sharon Versyp for eighth all-time at Purdue.
  • Whitney Bays scored nine points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds.
  • Liza Clemons finished with 12 points, marking the fourth time in the last five games she scored in double-figures.  
  • Bridget Perry matched a career-high with nine points and secured a career-high seven rebounds in a career-most 19 minutes.