Boilers Defeat Penn State 70-44

Dec. 31, 2006

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 13 Purdue to a 70-44 victory Sunday over Penn State.

Katie Gearlds finished with 12 points and Erin Lawless and Danielle Campbell each scored 11 for the Boilermakers (13-2, 2-0 Big Ten), who won their sixth consecutive game after a Dec. 6 loss at Notre Dame.

Amanda Brown had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Penn State (7-8, 0-2), which fell to 4-11 all-time in West Lafayette and dropped its fourth straight game in the series.

Purdue led 21-7 after jumpers by Erin Lawless and Lauren Mioton with 7 minutes left in the first half, but the Lady Lions went on an 8-0 run.

Despite shooting 33 percent from the field, Penn State went into halftime trailing 25-21 following Brown's layup with 2.8 seconds left.

The Boilermakers wasted little time taking control in the second half, starting with a 14-3 run. Wisdom-Hylton's three-point play capped the rally to give Purdue a 39-24 lead.

Following consecutive baskets by Brown, bringing Penn State to within 11, the Boilermakers scored the next eight points to take a 47-28 lead with 13 minutes left.




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