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Purdue women fall at Michigan State

Jan. 24—EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Purdue women's basketball team's slump continued Wednesday as Michigan State beat the Boilers 97-70 in a Big Ten game at the Breslin Center.

Purdue has lost five in a row to fall to 9-10 overall and 2-6 in the Big Ten. Michigan State improved to 14-5 and 4-4.

Former Northwestern High School stars Madison Layden and McKenna Layden both played for the Boilers. Madison Layden made all three of her shots from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers, and scored nine points. She also had two rebounds and a steal in 17 minutes. She is shooting a Big Ten-best 49.4% from 3-land (43 of 87). She broke a tie with Stephanie White for No. 8 in career 3-pointers in program history. She has 185.

McKenna Layden had four assists, three rebounds and a steal in 25 minutes off the bench. She had a team-best plus-minus of seven.

Purdue hosts No. 12-ranked Ohio State on Sunday.