GREEN BAY, Wis. -- KK Houser hit three of four free throws in the final 11 seconds and scored 17 points as No. 18 Purdue escaped with a 49-45 win a Green Bay Wednesday night.
The Boilermakers (8-2) shot 35 percent but pounded the boards (45-31) and made 17 of 21 free throws. April Wilson added 12 points and Courtney Moses had 11. Whitney Bays had 10 rebounds.Green Bay (6-4), which lost its third straight, shot just 28.4 percent and missed its only free throw. Tesha Buck and Megan Lukan had 10 points each.Green Bay led at the half 20-18 but Purdue opened the second half with 10 straight points. The Boilermakers' big lead was 12 and two free throws by Liza Clemons at 3:08 had the Boilermakers up 44-33 with 3:06 to go. The Phoenix reeled off 10 straight points, pulling within one on a 3 by Mehryn Kraker with 49 seconds to play.