No. 14 Purdue 67, Wake Forest 53

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.