Purdue
Iowa
68 - 58 Final
  for this game

Gearlds carries 11th-ranked Purdue past Iowa

Jan 4, 2007 - 7:02 AM IOWA CITY, Iowa (Ticker) -- Senior Katie Gearlds was not ready to absorb a conference loss just yet.

Gearlds scored 27 points and FahKara Malone had 12 and six assists as No. 11 Purdue posted a 68-58 victory over Iowa in a Big Ten Conference matchup.

Gearlds connected on 9-of-18 shots, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range, and made all four free throws. She also collected two steals.

The Boilermakers (14-2, 3-0 Big Ten) outscored the Hawkeyes, 28-10, in the points in the paint and recorded 13 fast-break points.

Purdue shot 50 percent (13-of-26) from the floor in the second half, keeping Iowa at bay after holding a 32-24 advantage at intermission.

Kristi Smith scored 24 points and Wendy Ausdemore chipped in 12 and six rebounds for the Hawkeyes (9-7, 1-2), who shot 38 percent (22-of-57).








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    PURDUE (11) 32 36 68
    IOWA 24 34 58 FINAL

    Jan 3 9:11 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    PURDUE (11) 32
    IOWA 24 HALFTIME

    Jan 3 8:13 PM