MINNEAPOLIS -- Courtney Moses scored 23 points Sunday and 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.
Rachel Banham led Minnesota (16-12, 5-9) with 21 points. Micaella Riche had 13 points and nine rebounds, Sari Noga added 12 points and Kionna Kellogg scored 10 for the Gophers.
Minnesota only trailed 65-63 with 3½ minutes left, but the Gophers didn't score again. Purdue scored the final 10 points, the last eight from the free-throw line.
Stephanie White, Lin Dunn and Carolyn Peck know what it takes to succeed in women's basketball. Their return to the college level should boost the SEC and is good for the game overall.