Postgame Notes: No. 21/21 Purdue at Minnesota

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Feb. 20, 2014

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue (19-7/9-5) at Minnesota (17-10/6-7)

February 20, 2014 ● Williams Arena ● Attendance: 2,690

No. 21/21 Purdue Boilermakers 63, Minnesota Golden Gophers 42

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 766-405 all-time.
  • Purdue is 180-86 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 297-151.
  • With the win, Versyp takes over second all-time in coaching victories at Purdue, surpassing Kristie Curry. Linn Dunn is the all-time wins leader with 206.
  • The Boilermakers are 359-181 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
  • Purdue is 246-217 all-time on the road, including a 153-118 mark against Big Ten opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 166-115 all-time in the month of February, including a 64-66 record on the road and an 9-3 mark on Feb. 20.
  • Purdue is 21-14 all-time in its 26th game of the season.
  • The Boilermakers are 42-17 all-time against Minnesota, including a 19-12 record at Williams Arena.
  • The Boilermakers outrebounded Minnesota by 23, grabbing a season-high 55 rebounds, including 22 on the offensive end.
  • Purdue held the Golden Gophers to just 26.8 percent from the floor (15-56), including a three-for-19 performance from three.
  • Thursday’s game was the first of the season when just one Boilermaker scored in double-figures (Moses).

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Courtney Moses moved into 11th-place on the Boilermakers’ all-time scoring list, surpassing Versyp and Camille Cooper on Thursday with 1,591 career points. She poured in 27 points, including four three’s and a perfect, seven-for-seven at the free throw line.
  • Moses’ four threes move her career total to 229, just five shy of the Big Ten all-time top-10 and nine short of the Purdue career record.
  • Liza Clemons was just shy of a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds.
  • Camille Redmon was outstanding, finishing with seven points and matching a career-high with 11 rebounds. She also added a block and a career-high three steals.
  • Whitney Bays fell short of her third straight double-double, tallying six points and 10 boards.
  • Torrie Thornton chipped in five points, eight rebounds and a pair of assists.
  • April Wilson dished out seven assists, moving her season total to 113, good for the sixth-best single-season total for a sophomore in Purdue history.
  • Minnesota’s Rachel Banham, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, was held to just eight points on one-of-17 shooting.