March 7, 2009
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The Boilermakers' win against the Badgers moves Purdue to 11-1 in Big Ten Tournament semifinals games.
The win puts Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament championship game for the fourth-straight season.
Purdue is 3-0 against Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament play. The Boilermakers' last win came in 2007, an 82-79
The Boilermakers are the only team to win three consecutive Big Ten Tournament championships, with back-to-back-to-
back titles in 1998, 1999, and 2000. With seven titles overall, Purdue has tournament championships than any other Big
Purdue led by one at halftime and by as many as 20 at one point in the second half.
The Boilermakers went on an 18-3 run in the first 7:34 of the second half. Purdue never trailed after that second-half run.
Senior forward Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton has scored in double-figures 24 times this season and 88 times in her career.
Against the Badgers, Wisdom-Hylton scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, shooting 8-of-13 from the floor.
With 17 points Wisdom-Hylton has 1,549 career points, which is 11th on the Purdue scoring list.
Wisdom-Hylton has 289 rebounds this season, the third-highest single-season total in school history. She is 13 rebounds
shy of tying her own season record of 302 in 2006-07. She is also Purdue's all-time leading rebounder with 927 boards.
Senior center Danielle Campell had 16 points, four rebounds and two assists against the Badgers. The senior shot 6-of-8
from the floor.
Purdue had 38 points in the paint, 16 more than Wisconsin.
The Boilermakers are 18-2 when they out-rebound their opponent.
Head coach Sharon Versyp is a perfect 8-0 in Big Ten Tournament games as Purdue's head coach. She is 10-1 overall
in Big Ten Tournament play.
Purdue shot 59 percent in the second half, while the Badgers shot 36 percent.
Junior guard FahKara Malone added two steals to her Big Ten Tournament career record, now with 31 in eight games.
The game against the Boilermakers marked Wisconsin's second time in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
The No. 7 seed is now 1-2 against the No. 3 seed in Big Ten Tournament play.
Junior guard Rae Lin D'Alie had six points and two rebounds with two assists. D'Alie also had one steal against the
Boilermakers and has 12 overall in the tournament. She is now tied for fourth on the all-time single Big Ten Tournament
steals list with former Purdue Boilermaker Katie Douglas (1999).
In her last eight games, D'Alie has totaled 31 assists while turning the ball over 19 times. She also has 26 steals, and has
had four or more steals in five of her last eight games, including a season-high six vs. Michigan State.
The Badgers are now 0-3 vs. Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament. The Badgers lost 74-65 to the Boilermakers in the 2000
quarterfinals and 82-79 in overtime in the 2007.
Sophomore guard Alyssa Karel was Wisconsin's leading scorer with 18 points, shooting 7-of-16 from the floor. Karel shot
4-of-7 from behind the arc, which is her highest made three-pointers total since she drained three against Penn State Jan.
Karel has led the Badgers in scoring 18 games this season.
Wisconsin is now and 14-9 when it has more than one player score in double figures.
Sophomore forward Tara Steinbauer scored 15 points with five rebounds against the Boilermakers. The sophomore shot
6-of-10 from the floor.
Wisconsin is now 5-1 in neutral-court games this season.
Head coach Lisa Stone is 4-6 in Big Ten Tournament games. The four wins ties the most by a Wisconsin head coach in
tournament play (Jane Albright).