Purdue women win at Michigan 65-56

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Ashley Morrissette and April Wilson each sank 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes to help No. 25 Purdue put away Michigan 65-56 on Sunday.

The Wolverines moved out to a 27-13 lead in the first half after two 3-pointers by Madison Ristovski. Purdue countered as Whitney Bays had two layups, a jumper and two free throws to fuel a 14-2 run to close the half.

Purdue pushed toward a six-point lead at the midway mark, but Michigan pulled within one, 51-50 with 5:19 remaining. Morrissette and Wilson each sank 3-pointers, and Purdue sank their next eight free throws to end the game on a 14-6 run.

The Boilermakers (17-7, 7-5) were led by Bays, who finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Wilson scored 14 points and Camille Redmon added 10 with eight boards.

Cyesha Goree paced Michigan (15-9, 6-5) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

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