10:22 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Wisconsin Outruns Purdue Women In 65-56 Win

Whitney Bays led the Boilermakers with 18 points scored.
Credit Charlotte Tuggle / WBAA

 Long scoring droughts plagued both ends of the court, but Wisconsin was able to make up for lost time with a late second-half run that led to a 65-56 win.

While Wisconsin shot 45-percent from the field, Purdue flailed, making just 31-percent of its shots. This meant longer dry spells for the Boilers and more time for the Badgers to bank 12 points off of 11 Purdue turnovers.

"Our transition defense was God-awful in the last four minutes and that's when they got a run," Purdue coach Sharon Versyp said.

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4:35 pm
Sat October 13, 2012

Wisconsin runs through Purdue, 38-14

Wisconsin represented the Leaders Division in last year’s inaugural Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis.

Purdue believed it would have a chance to do the same this season, especially with Ohio State and Penn State ineligible, but knew an important step in doing so was beating the Badgers.

The Boilers had their chance, Saturday, at home inside Ross-Ade Stadium, but Wisconsin proved it is not ready to relinquish its title as the division’s best just yet.

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The Two-Way
10:45 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Mystery Solved? 'Microquakes' Blamed For Wisconsin Booms

There's a new explanation for why the citizens of Clintonville, Wis., have been hearing booms this week:

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11:01 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

Consistency a Concern in Boilers 67-62 Loss to Wisconsin


Two of the iconic symbols at Purdue University are a hard hat and hammer.  They represent the blue collar work of Boilermakers.

That type of lunch pail mentality has been represented by the school’s basketball team for years, but this season, there have been games when the Boilers only punch in for a half day.  Thursday was the most recent example.

“For the most part, from the time most of us have been here we’ve been pretty consistent,” said senior forward Robbie Hummel. 

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5:41 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Houser Lifts Boilers Past Badgers

The Purdue women’s basketball team remains perfect in conference play.

The Boilers beat Wisconsin 63-52 at Mackey Arena.

KK Houser scored 17-points and held the Badgers leading scorer Taylor Wurtz scoreless.

The win is the sixth in a row for Purdue which is now 13-3 on the season and 3-0 in the Big Ten.

The Boilers have a week off before traveling to Minnesota, Thursday, to face the Gophers.