Thursday's Results

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Michigan 70, Northwestern 68
Freshman guard Siera Thompson scored a career-best 25 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.6 seconds left to break a 68-68 tie, as the University of Michigan women's basketball team knocked off Northwestern, 70-68, on Thursday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Thompson scored 16 of her 25 points in the second half, hitting a career-best five three-pointers in the contest. Junior forward Cyesha Goree went for 16 points, with junior guard Nicole Elmblad going for 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals. Senior forward Val Driscoll contributed four points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two assists for the Maize and Blue, which shot 50.9 percent (27-for-53) from the floor. RECAP

Iowa 73, Penn State 70
Crucial points from junior Bethany Doolittle and freshman Ally Disterhoft in the final 72 seconds lifted the University of Iowa women's basketball team to a 73-70 upset at No. 9 Penn State on Thursday in the Bryce Jordan Center. Doolittle made her only field goal of the second half (in six attempts) with 1:12 left, putting the Hawkeyes ahead 71-70. After Samantha Logic rebounded a miss by Penn State's Maggie Lucas with 41 seconds remaining, Disterhoft drove to the hoop and was fouled with a second on the shot clock. She made both free throws with 8.7 seconds left for the game's final points. RECAP

Purdue 74, Ohio State 58
Courtney Moses scored 18 points and No. 25 Purdue made 27 of 29 free throws to turn back Ohio State 74-58 Thursday. Liza Clemons added 14 points, April Wilson and reserve Whitney Bay both had 12 and Dee Williams added 10 for the Boilermakers (16-7, 6-5 Big Ten). Ameryst Alston had 26 points for Ohio State (14-12, 4-6) and Raven Ferguson had 13 off the bench. The Boilermakers led 33-24 at the half and pulled away by making all 22 of their free throws after the break. It was Purdue's first game without senior point guard KK Houser, who is out with a left knee injury suffered against Michigan State on Sunday. RECAP

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