No. 18 Purdue 64, Illinois 63

Courtney Moses made a 3-pointer from the top of the key as time

expired, giving No. 18 Purdue a 64-63 win against Illinois on

Monday.

Ivory Crawford made two free throws with 25 seconds left to give

Illinois a 62-61 lead, but Lydia McCully hit just 1 of 2 free

throws with 7 seconds left for a two-point lead before Moses nailed

the game-winner.

Brittany Rayburn had 17 points to lead Purdue (12-3, 2-0 Big

Ten), including 13 in the second half.

The Boilermakers held Illinois (6-9, 0-2) to 37 percent

shooting. Kersten Magrum led all Illini players with 18 points,

while Crawford had 14 points, all in the second half.

Purdue jumped out with a 12-1 run to start the game, but

Illinois had a 12-2 run of its own to draw to 28-24 at

halftime.

Illinois didn’t hold a lead until there was 8:40 left in the

second half, when Karisma Penn’s jumper gave the Illini a 48-46

advantage.