Feb. 2, 2014
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
- 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.