No. 19 Purdue Takes Down Illinois, 80-68
January 28, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
PURDUE PRESS RELEASE
- Courtney Mosesled a balanced scoring attack with 22 points as No. 19 Purdue beat Illinois for the sixth consecutive time, 80-68 on Monday.
Purdue will host No. 12 Penn State, which sits atop the conference, on Thursday. The Boilermakers beat the Lady Lions 84-74 on Jan. 12.
Jacqui Grant scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Illinois (9-11, 2-5). Ivory Crawford added 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Illinois pulled within 56-54 midway through the second half after two consecutive baskets by Grant.
Then Purdue went on a 12-2 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Moses with 6:26 left, and the Boilermakers led by double digits from the 5-minute mark on.