Last Second Basket Pushes Purdue Past Penn State, 68-66

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Brittany Rayburn's driving layup with 1.4 seconds left gave No. 21 Purdue a 68-66 win over No. 9 Penn State in a Big Ten tournament semifinal.

Rayburn finished with 14 points, while Courtney Moses scored 21
and Antionette Howard had 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds
for the Boilermakers (23-8). Purdue outrebounded Penn State 54-32.

Indianapolis native Alex Bentley led Penn State with 22 points,
but she fouled out in the final minute. Nikki Greene scored 12
points and Mia Nickson added nine points and 13 rebounds for the
Nittany Lions (24-6), who had won eight straight. Maggie Lucas, who
scored 28 points in a regular-season win over Purdue, finished with
nine.

The Boilermakers advanced to play No. 24 Nebraska in the
championship game Sunday. The Cornhuskers defeated No. 14 Ohio
State 77-62 earlier on Saturday. Nebraska defeated Purdue 93-89 in
three overtimes on Feb. 2.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 141325863