Scores

Final

Michigan State 64

(20-11, 11-5 Big Ten)

(21) Purdue 73

(22-8, 11-5 Big Ten)

    8:25 PM ET, March 2, 2012

    1 2 T
    MSU 27 3764
    #21PUR 38 3573

    Top Performers

    Michigan State: L. Johnson 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Purdue: B. Rayburn 29 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Brittany Rayburn helps Boilermakers oust Spartans from Big Ten tourney

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Brittany Rayburn scored 29 points to lead Purdue (No. 25 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) to a 73-64 victory over Michigan State Friday night in the Big Ten women's tournament quarterfinals.

    Rayburn was 7 of 10 from 3-point range. Courtney Moses added 14 points and Chantel Poston scored 10 for the fourth-seeded Boilermakers (22-8), who will play No. 9 Penn State, the top seed, in Saturday's second semifinal.

    Purdue led 38-27 at halftime and built its biggest lead, 54-34, with 15:14 to play. Michigan State never came closer than nine points after that.

    Lykendra Johnson led fifth-seeded Michigan State (20-11) with 23 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots. Jasmine Thomas had 12 points and Porsche Poole added 10 points for the Spartans.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSU
    PUR
    Points 64 73
    FG Made-Attempted 22-59 (.373) 24-54 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 10-16 (.625)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 15-16 (.938)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 20

    Game Leaders

     
    MSU
    PUR
    PointsL. Johnson 23B. Rayburn 29
    ReboundsL. Johnson 11S. Ostarello 11
    AssistsK. Johnson 3K. Houser 4
    StealsK. Bell 2K. Houser 1
    BlocksL. Johnson 5S. Ostarello 2

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 23, 2012 @PUR 67, MSU 49Recap | Box Score
    Feb 19, 2012 @MSU 67, PUR 52Recap | Box Score
    » Mar 2, 2012 @PUR 73, MSU 64Recap | Box Score