Postgame Notes: Wisconsin at No. 21 Purdue

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Feb. 23, 2014

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Wisconsin (10-17/3-12) at Purdue (20-7/10-5)

February 23, 2014 ● Mackey Arena ● Attendance: 8,267

Wisconsin Badgers 54, No. 21/21 Purdue Boilermakers 72

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 767-405 all-time.
  • Purdue is 181-86 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 298-151.
  • The Boilermakers are 360-181 all-time against Big Ten Conference opponents.
  • Purdue is 401-123 all-time at home, including a 206-63 mark against Big Ten opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 167-115 all-time in the month of February, including a 99-44 record at home and a 7-4 mark on Feb. 23.
  • The Boilermakers are 10-1 on Sunday’s this season and finish 5-1 in February, their best record in the month since 2009.
  • Purdue is 25-8 all-time in its 27th game of the season.
  • Purdue leads the all-time series against Wisconsin, 47-17, including a 26-4 edge in Mackey Arena.
  • The Boilermakers outscored Wisconsin in the paint, 34-24, including a 22-10 edge in the second half, and finished with a 41-33 rebounding edge.
  • Purdue held Wisconsin to just 33.9 percent shooting, including 29 percent (9-31) in the second half. The Boilermakers finished 27-of-61 (44.3 percent), including a 55.6 percent clip (15-27) after halftime.
  • The Boilermaker bench outscored the Badgers’, 28-13.

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • April Wilson tied a career-high with 18 points to go with eight assists, five boards and a pair of steals. She finished five-of-eight from the field and three-for-four from three.
  • Wilson’s 121 assists this season are sixth-best by a Boilermaker sophomore in school history, just four shy of teammate KK Houser’s No. 2 total of 125 in 2011-12.
  • Whitney Bays put up her fifth double-double of the year and her third in the last four games, posting 12 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Liza Clemons chipped in 10 points and four rebounds.
  • Courtney Moses was three-of-six from the floor, including her 230th career three, finishing with seven points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals.   
  • Moses missed her only free throw attempt of the day, snapping a streak of 29 straight makes at the charity stripe, dating to the Northwestern game on Jan. 9.
  • Dee Dee Williams had five points and matched a season-high with four assists.
  • Bridget Perry had seven points in just five minutes of play, making a pair of field goals and going three-for-three at the free throw line.