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TRIPLE CROWN CANCUN CHALLENGE AT CANCUN MEXICO
Final/OT
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Brittany Rayburn, Purdue outlast Kansas St. in overtime

CANCUN, Mexico -- Brittany Rayburn scored 16 points and Purdue (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) outlasted Kansas State 46-42 in overtime on Friday night in the Cancun Challenge.

KK Houser added 11 while Sam Ostarello had seven points and 11 rebounds for the Boilermakers (6-0), who are off to their best start since 2006-07.

Ostarello hit the only basket for Purdue in overtime to break a 40-40 tie. Rayburn made two free throws with 1:03 left and Houser added two more with 48.4 seconds to play to seal the victory.

Jalana Childs scored 23 points to lead Kansas State (3-2), which lost both of its games in Mexico.

Neither team shot well from the field with Purdue making just 30 percent while Kansas State was at 29 percent.

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