Walker-Kimbrough scores 41, No. 5 Maryland women beat Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored a career-high 41 points to lead No. 5 Maryland to an 87-67 victory over Purdue on Tuesday night.
Kristen Confroy and Brionna Jones each scored 13 points, and Malina Howard added 12 to hlep Maryland (20-2, 9-1 Big Ten) win its eighth straight.
Ashley Morrissette scored 19 points to lead Purdue (16-6, 7-4).
Walker-Kimbrough, a junior forward, finished with the highest scoring total ever by a Boilermakers opponent, and topped her previous career-best of 26 on Nov. 18, 2015 against High Point. She broke her career high with a field goal with 4:51 remaining in the third quarter, which gave Maryland a 55-42 advantage.
Purdue closed to 70-63 early in the fourth quarter, but Jones' three-point play and Confroy's 3-pointer gave Maryland a 76-63 advantage with 4:48 remaining.