Purdue 67 at Wake Forest 53

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Ostarello leads Purdue women over Wake Forest
Friday, Nov 23, 2012

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP)—Sam Ostarello had 15 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 14 Purdue beat Wake Forest 67-53 on Friday night in the Paradise Jam.

Chantel Poston and Courtney Moses each added 11 points for the Boilermakers (5-0), who will face No. 2 Connecticut on Saturday night.

Trailing by seven at the half, Wake Forest (2-3) cut it to 47-46 on Dearica Hamby’s layup with 9:24 left. KK Houser then scored six straight points with a three-point play and a 3-pointer that started a 15-5 run. Poston closed the burst with a layup and then a free throw with 2:22 left that made it 62-51.

Purdue hit five of six free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

Chelsea Douglas scored 16 points, and Hamby added 12 for the Demon Deacons.

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 Top Performers
 Purdue
Sam Ostarello Sam Ostarello
5-8,  15 Pts
15 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Wake Forest
Chelsea Douglas Chelsea Douglas
6-15,  16 Pts
2 Rebs, 5 Assists

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