11Purdue
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66 - 59 Final
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Purdue pulls away late to sink Utah

Mar 24, 2008 - 3:51 AM WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana (Ticker) -- FahKara Malone and Kalika France scored 17 points apiece to help ninth-seeded Purdue topple No. 8 Utah, 66-59, on Sunday in a first-round game of the NCAA Tournament's Oklahoma City Regional.

Danielle Campbell added 14 points and Natasha Bogdanova had 12 for the Boilermakers (19-14), who advance to play top-seeded Tennessee on Tuesday night.

With the scored tied at 52-52, Malone hit a jumper with 6:43 to play to put Purdue ahead for good.

Bogdanova buried a 3-pointer to cap an 11-3 run that extended the lead to 63-55 with just 1:03 remaining. She hit 4-of-6 shots from the arc.

Morgan Warburton scored 18 points and Kalee Whipple and Leilani Mitchell added 14 apiece for Utah (27-5), which lost despite a 35-27 edge on the boards.








  • OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    AT WEST LAFAYETTE IN
    NCAA WOMENS BB OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    PURDUE (9) 29 37 66
    UTAH (8) 28 31 59 FINAL

    Mar 23 9:01 PM
  • 54
    roots
    shopgirl Added 5 roots

    Purdue(9) 29, Utah(8) 28  HalfMar 23 8:40 PM
  • 49
    roots
    lpickrell Added 5 roots

    Purdue(9) 29, Utah(8) 28  HalfMar 23 8:17 PM


  • OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL
    AT WEST LAFAYETTE IN
    NCAA WOMENS BB (9) PURDUE 29
    (8) UTAH 28 HALFTIME

    Mar 23 8:14 PM
  • 44
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 44 roots (Upset)

    Purdue(9) 29, Utah(8) 28  HalfMar 23 8:14 PM