(14) Purdue 51

(12-2, 4-0 Big Ten)

Michigan 43

(6-10, 0-4 Big Ten)

    2:00 PM ET, January 8, 2006

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    #14PUR 27 2451
    MICH 16 2743

    Purdue beats Michigan for eighth win in a row

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Aya Traore scored 13 points and Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton scored six points during a key stretch to lead No. 14 Purdue to a 51-43 win over Michigan on Sunday.

    The Boilermakers (12-2, 4-0 Big Ten) won their eighth straight, hanging on after leading by as many as 14 in the second half.

    The Wolverines (6-10, 0-4), led by Katie Dierdorf's 10 points, cut the deficit to 43-41 with 3:15 left. But Purdue, which went more than 5 minutes without scoring, used Wisdom-Hylton's strong play in the final minutes to help seal the win.

    Purdue led by as many as 11 points in the first half and limited Michigan to only 16 first-half points. The Wolverines were hampered by 12 turnovers and 21.7 percent (5-of-23) shooting from the field. Michigan went nearly 8 minutes between its first and second field goals, falling behind 11-2.

    Despite the offensive troubles, Michigan trailed by only two points with 5:07 remaining in the half. But the Boilermakers ended the first half on a 14-5 run to take a 27-16 halftime lead.

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