Purdue
Illinois
58 - 48 Final
  for this game

Gearlds leads Purdue over Illinois

Feb 26, 2007 - 12:08 AM CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (Ticker) -- Katie Gearlds scored 21 points and had four steals to lead No. 15 Purdue to an 58-48 Big Ten Conference victory over Illinois.

Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton collected 14 points, three blocks and three steals for the Boilermakers (25-5, 14-2 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight game and finished second in the conference standings.

Erin Lawless had seven points and five rebounds for Purdue, which shot 46 percent (25-of-55) from the field.

The Fighting Illini (18-10, 8-8) were led by Jenna Smith, who scored 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting and grabbed six rebounds.

Rebecca Harris added nine points and four assists for Illinois, which shot 40 percent (20-of-50).

Gearlds had nine points in the first half to help Purdue to a 23-20 lead. Purdue shot just 33 percent (10-of-30) before the break.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    PURDUE (15) 23 35 58
    ILLINOIS 20 28 48 FINAL

    Feb 25 4:36 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    PURDUE (15) 23
    ILLINOIS 20 HALFTIME

    Feb 25 3:40 PM