Postgame Notes: No. 22/19 Purdue at No. 18/16 Nebraska

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Jan. 19, 2014

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue (13-5/3-3) at Nebraska (13-4/3-2)

January 19, 2014 ● Pinnacle Bank Arena ● Attendance: 6,196

No. 22/19 Purdue Boilermakers 77, No. 18/16 Nebraska Cornhuskers 75

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 760-403 all-time.
  • Purdue is 174-84 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 291-149.
  • The Boilermakers are 353-179 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
  • Purdue is 243-216 all-time on the road, including a 150-117 mark against Big Ten opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 208-121 all-time in the month of January, including an 88-79 record on the road and a 7-5 mark on Jan. 19.
  • Purdue is 30-9 all-time in its 18th game of the season.
  • The Boilermakers are 101-142 all-time against ranked opponents, 85-87, when both Purdue and its opponent are ranked and 48-116 versus higher-ranked teams. Purdue is 6-1 all-time against the No. 18 team in the country.
  • The Boilermakers outrebounded Nebraska, holding the top-rebounding team in the conference to just 34 boards, and just seven on the offensive end.
  • Purdue outscored Nebraska, 16-11 off turnovers, 12-6 on second-chance points and 21-8 from the bench.
  • Purdue had less than 15 turnovers for the second straight game, committing just 14 on Sunday.
  • The Boilermakers are 7-0 on Sundays this season.
  • Purdue shot zero free throws in the first half, their previous low was three at Toledo on Nov. 17. The Boilermakers finished seven-of-11 from the free throw line.
  • The Boilermakers were 10-of-19 from behind the arc (52.6).

 

 

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Whitney Bays scored 19 points for the Boilermakers with every one of them coming in the second half, including the game-winning bucket. She also had seven rebounds and three steals.
  • KK Houser returned to her hometown of Lincoln, Neb., for the final time in her career, posting 16 points, six assists, six steals and four rebounds. She’s had at least five steals in four of her five career meetings against Nebraska.
  • Courtney Moses hit her first five threes of the game en route to a game-high 21 points.
  • April Wilson scored in double-figures with 13 points, in addition to four rebounds and a pair of steals.