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Purdue women knock off No. 8 Texas

Monday, January 5, 2009

By CLIFF BRUNT

AP Sports Writer

WEST LAFAYETTE -- Freshman guard Brittany Rayburn scored 19 points to lead Purdue to a 66-55 victory over No. 8 Texas on Monday night.

Danielle Campbell had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Lakisha Freeman scored 12 points and Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Boilermakers (9-5).

Erika Arriaran scored 14 points and Brittainey Raven added 13 for Texas (12-2), which has lost two of three. Texas dropped four spots in the Top 25 on Monday following its loss at San Diego State on Dec. 30.

Purdue was coming off an overtime loss to Michigan State during which it lost starting point guard FahKara Malone for 4-to-6 weeks with a dislocated right ring finger.

Purdue was 0-3 against ranked teams this season, losing to Stanford in overtime, Notre Dame and Maryland.

PURDUE 66, No. 8 TEXAS 55

TEXAS (12-2)

Williams 1-6 0-0 2, Lindsey 3-8 2-2 8, Cortijo 1-9 1-2 4, Arriaran 5-9 0-0 14, Raven 4-12 2-2 13, Ka.Nash 3-8 0-0 7, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Gayle 1-2 1-1 3, Kr.Nash 0-0 0-0 0, Fontenette 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 20-59 6-7 55.

PURDUE (9-5)

Wisdom-Hylton 5-8 0-2 10, Campbell 4-10 8-8 16, Howell 0-1 0-0 0, Mioton 0-2 2-2 2, Freeman 4-10 4-4 12, Bogdanova 2-4 1-2 5, Rayburn 5-10 6-9 19, Poston 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-46 21-27 66.

Halftime--Purdue 36-19. 3-Point Goals--Texas 9-20 (Arriaran 4-6, Raven 3-8, Cortijo 1-2, Ka.Nash 1-3, Williams 0-1), Purdue 3-7 (Rayburn 3-5, Howell 0-1, Mioton 0-1). Fouled Out--None. Rebounds--Texas 34 (Ka.Nash 9), Purdue 33 (Campbell 11). Assists--Texas 18 (Raven, Williams 4), Purdue 13 (Campbell 4). Total Fouls--Texas 21, Purdue 11. A--8,525.



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