Northwestern 30

(6-15, 0-8 Big Ten)

(12) Purdue 72

(19-3, 8-0 Big Ten)

    7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2007

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    NW 13 1730
    #12PUR 41 3172

    Purdue stomps Northwestern, hands it 14th consecutive loss 

    Associated Press

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton scored 17 points and Erin Lawless had 11 points and 11 rebounds in Purdue's 72-30 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night.

    Katie Gearlds scored 14 points and Lakisha Freeman added 10 for the Boilermakers (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP).

    Nadia Bibbs led Northwestern (6-15, 0-8) with 15 points.

    The Boilermakers (19-3, 8-0 Big Ten) were dominant in their tuneup for Monday's home game against Ohio State (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP). Purdue held Northwestern without a field goal for more than 8 minutes to start the second half and led 55-14 with 12:13 remaining.

    Purdue beat Northwestern for the 17th straight time. It was the lowest point total Purdue has allowed this season and the second lowest Purdue has ever allowed against a Big Ten team.

    The Boilermakers beat the Wildcats 73-41 last Thursday.

    Purdue went on a 20-0 run early in the game to take control. The Boilermakers held the Wildcats to five field goals in the first half to take a 41-13 lead. Northwestern shot 23 percent in the first half and committed 15 turnovers, while Purdue shot 53 percent and outrebounded the Wildcats 22-10.

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