Associated Press, Published February 24 2013
No. 22 Purdue pulls away from Gophers women lateMINNEAPOLIS – Courtney Moses scored 23 points Sunday and No. 22 Purdue defeated Minnesota 75-63.
KK Houser and Drey Mingo scored 14 points each, and Sam Ostarello had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Boilermakers (20-7, 9-5 Big Ten), who had lost two in a row. Purdue is tied for third in the Big Ten.
Rachel Banham led Minnesota (16-12, 5-9) with 21 points. Micaella Riche had 13 points and nine rebounds, Sari Noga added 12 points and Kionna Kellogg scored 10 for the Gophers.
Minnesota only trailed 65-63 with 3½ minutes left, but the Gophers didn’t score again. Purdue scored the final 10 points, the last eight from the free-throw line.