Moving On

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.




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