Moving On

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Erin Lawless led the Boilermakers with 22 points in the win over New Mexico.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Erin Lawless led the Boilermakers with 22 points in the win over New Mexico.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

March 20, 2005

Box Score

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Boilermakers solved the full-court press put on by the New Mexico Lobos to win 68-56 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Purdue, the No. 9 seed in the Philadelphia Regional, will face the winner of the Tennessee-Western Carolina game at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday.

Erin Lawless led the Boilermakers with 22 points. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 17, including two of three from behind the arc. Katie Gearlds contributed 16 and three assists. Emily Heikes had six points and eight rebounds.

Purdue, with a 17-12 record, is now 12-1 in NCAA Tournament first-round play.

The Lobos, who were seeded eighth, finish the year with a 26-5 record.