Sunday, November 28, 2021

Number 22 West Virginia women harass Purdue | NWN News

scheduled tribe. Petersburg, Fla. (NWN) — Kirsten Dean scored 12 points with six assists, 10 of 11 climbers scored and No. 22-ranked West Virginia faced a tough challenge from Purdue, 65-57, at the St. Pete Showcase Thursday night . ,

Purdue, under former Seattle Storm guard and two-time NAIA Coach of the Year Katie Geralds, stayed within eight points of West Virginia for most of the game and dropped 10 3-pointers to remain a threat.

West Virginia’s defense tightened as Kari Niblak and Savannah Samuel blocked successive Purdue shots, taking less than three minutes to end a capture. Esmeri Martinez stole the ball to finish next and scored from the sharp break, allowing the Mountaineers to lead nine, 63–54 with 1:23.

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For West Virginia (4-0), Ariana Gray scored 10 and Madison Smith, Jasmine Carson and Samuel scored eight each. West Virginia beat Purdue 42-16 in the paint.

Purdue (4-2) was led by Brooke Moore with 13 points and Cassidy Hardin on 12 points, who scored four 3-pointers.

West Virginia had scored no fewer than 78 points this season. Purdue was aiming for its first win over a ranked rival since 2019, having dropped the last 18.


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