NCAA Postgame Notes: No. 5 Oklahoma State at No. 4 Purdue

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Oklahoma State (25-8) vs. Purdue (22-9)

March 24, 2014 ● Mackey Arena ● Attendance: 3,083

No. 5 Oklahoma State Cowgirls 73, No. 4 Purdue Boilermakers 66

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 769-407 all-time.
  • Purdue is 183-88 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 300-153.
  • The Boilermakers are 46-23 in 24 NCAA Tournament appearances, including a mark of 12-11 in the second round of tournament play.
  • Versyp is 11-8 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including an 11-7 mark in seven appearances at Purdue.
  • Purdue is 403-124 all-time in Mackey Arena, including a 20-8 record in the NCAA Tournament and a 196-61 mark against non-conference opponents.
  • The Boilermakers are 121-60 all-time in the month of March, including a 40-16 mark in Mackey Arena and a 5-1 mark on March 24.
  • Purdue is 15-5 all-time in its 31st game of the season.
  • Saturday's first-round game was the first-ever meeting between Purdue and Oklahoma State.
  • The Boilermakers are 359-180 all-time against non-conference opponents and 15-11 against the Big 12 Conference.
  • Purdue connected on just 37.7 percent from the field, including a five-for-16 showing from behind the arc. The Boilermakers were 8-6 this season when shooting under 40 percent.
  • Oklahoma State was 22-of-32 from the free throw line, while Purdue made just 15-of-23 attempts at the stripe. Purdue is 4-7 this season when making fewer free throws than its opponent.
  • Oklahoma State edged out Purdue on the boards, 41-40, despite 14 offensive rebounds from the Boilermakers.

 

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Courtney Moses finished as Purdue’s career leader in three-pointers, making two on Monday to give her 240 for her career. She’s 11th all-time in the Big Ten in the category as well.
  • Moses posted 11 points and three assists in Monday’s loss.
  • Whitney Bays put up her second straight double-double, finishing with 21 points and 13 rebounds. She’s one of 10 Boilermakers in school history to tally eight double-doubles in a season and carries an active streak of eight straight double-figure rebounding games into next season.
  • Bridget Perry was two-for-two from behind the arc, scoring seven points, and snagged a career-high four steals.
  • Camille Redmon blocked three shots and grabbed five rebounds.