Postgame Notes: No. 16/22 Purdue at No. 2 Duke

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Dec. 5, 2013

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PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue (5-2) at Duke (9-0)

December 5, 2013 ● Cameron Indoor Stadium ● Attendance:

No. 16/22 Purdue Boilermakers 78, No. 2/2 Duke Blue Devils 99

 

GAME NOTES

  • This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 752-400 all-time.
  • Purdue is 166-81 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 283-146.
  • The Boilermakers are 354-180 all-time against non-conference opponents and 19-19 against the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • Purdue is 99-142 all-time against ranked opponents, 83-87 all-time when the Boilermakers are ranked as well and 46-116 when their opponent is ranked higher. Purdue is 0-8 all-time against the No. 2 team in the nation.
  • Purdue is 239-214 all-time on the road, including a 3-5 record in North Carolina.
  • The Boilermakers are 175-79 all-time in the month of December, including a 56-45 mark on the road and a 3-7 mark on Dec. 5.
  • Purdue is 1-6 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, earning its first victory last season over Georgia Tech.
  • Tonight was the ninth all-time meeting between Purdue and Duke. Purdue trails the all-time series, 3-6.
  • The Boilermakers had three players in double figures for the fourth time this season.

GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • KK Houser became the 28th 1,000-point scorer in Purdue history, finishing with 20 points. Her 1,012 career points rank 26th all-time at Purdue, surpassing Lakisha Freeman and Mary Jo Noon.
  • Houser moved into eighth-place all-time at Purdue with 210 career steals, surpassing Stacey Lovelace on the record list. Today is Lovelace’s birthday.
  • April Wilson finished with 14 points, six assists and four rebounds, including a career-high four three-pointers.
  • Whitney Bays posted 11 points and five rebounds, while Liza Clemons had nine points and five rebounds.