Postgame Notes: No. 19/16 Purdue at Michigan State

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Feb. 2, 2014

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue (15-7/5-5) at Michigan State (15-7/7-2)

February 2, 2014 ● Breslin Center ● Attendance: 13,172

No. 19/16 Purdue Boilermakers 73, Michigan State Spartans 89

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 762-405 all-time.
  • Purdue is 176-86 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 293-151.
  • The Boilermakers are 355-181 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
  • Purdue is ranked for the 86th time in their last 89 games, sitting 19th in the AP Poll and 16th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll.
  • Purdue is 244-217 all-time on the road, including a 151-118 mark against Big Ten opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 162-115 all-time in the month of February, including a 61-66 record on the road and a 4-6 mark on Feb. 2.
  • Purdue is 18-19 all-time in its 22nd game of the season.
  • The Boilermakers are 38-28 all-time against Michigan State, including a 12-21 mark  in East Lansing.
  • Michigan State outshot the Boilermakers, 50 percent to 44.9 percent, and outrebounded Purdue 39-27.
  • The Boilermakers had just nine assists on 22 field goals, while committing 17 turnovers.
  • Purdue attempted a season-low seven three-pointers, connecting on just three of them.
  • Michigan State posted a 50-30 advantage on points in the paint, and a 16-2 edge in fast break points.
  • Purdue’s bench accounted for 39 of their 73 points, its second-highest contribution of the season.

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Whitney Bays scored a team-high 22 points on six-of-10 shooting and a 10-of-12 performance at the foul line. She also added six rebounds and a pair of steals.
  • April Wilson chipped in 13 points off the bench.
  • KK Houser posted 17 points and three assists before leaving the game with an apparent knee injury in the second half.