Feb. 24, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rachel Banham scored 21 points Sunday, but No. 22 Purdue defeated Minnesota 75-63.
KK Houser and Drey Mingo scored 14 points each, and Sam Ostarello had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Boilermakers (20-7, 9-5 Big Ten), who had lost two in a row. Purdue is tied for third in the Big Ten.
Minnesota only trailed 65-63 with 3 1/2 minutes left, but the Gophers didn't score again. Purdue scored the final 10 points, the last eight from the free-throw line.
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