Dec. 28, 2013
PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Central Michigan (4-7) at Purdue (10-2)
December 28, 2013 ● Mackey Arena ● Attendance: 8,144
Central Michigan Chippewas 97, No. 17/19 Purdue Boilermakers 109
- This is the 39th season in Purdue Women’s Basketball history. The Boilermakers are 757-400 all-time.
- Purdue is 171-81 under head coach Sharon Versyp, who is in her eighth season with the Boilermakers. She has a career record of 288-146.
- The Boilermakers are 359-179 all-time against non-conference opponents and 57-17 against the Mid-American Conference. The Chippewas were Purdue's fourth MAC opponent of the season.
- Purdue is 396-121 all-time at home, including a 195-60 mark against non-conference opponents.
- The Boilermakers are 180-79 all-time in the month of December, including a 91-19 record at home and an 9-1 mark on Dec. 28.
- Purdue is 25-14 all-time in its 12th game of the season.
- The Boilermakers are 28-11 all-time in their first game back from the holiday break, including a 7-1 mark under Versyp.
- The Boilermakers surpassed 100 points for the first time since Nov. 21, 2004 (107 vs. IPFW).
- Purdue’s 109 points is the fourth-most in a game in school history.
- The Boilermakers hit a season-high 15 threes, matching the No. 1 single-game total in school history (at Minnesota Jan. 12, 2012).
- Saturday’s win is the first in Purdue history when giving up more than 90 points to an opponent. The Boilermakers were previously 0-35 when team surpassed the 90-point mark.
- Saturday was Purdue’s second game of the season with five players in double-figures and their first to see multiple players score at least 20.
- After scoring just eight combined points in the last two games, the Purdue bench scored 32 points, marking the fourth time this season they’ve scored more than 30.
GAME HIGHS AND LOWS/INDIVIDUAL NOTES
- Whitney Bays scored a career-high 24 points on eight-of-11 field goals and eight-of-nine free throws, in addition to posting a career-high five assists.
- Liza Clemons made eight-of-10 shots for a career-high 20 points to go with a team-best five rebounds
- KK Houser posted her second career double-double, finishing with 21 points and a career-high 11 assists.
- Courtney Moses scored all 20 of her points in the second half after playing just three first-half minutes after picking up two fouls. She matched her season-high with six threes and surpassed Stephanie White for fourth all-time in career three-pointers.
- Moses is now tied for third all-time with Jodi Howell with 188 career threes.
- April Wilson had her third straight game in double figures, scoring 16 points, including four threes. She also chipped in eight assists and three steals.
- Bridget Perry had six points and a career-high three steals.