No. 3 Notre Dame rolls past No. 13 Purdue 66-38

Natalie Novosel scored 17 points and Devereaux Peters added 16

points and 11 rebounds to help No. 3 Notre Dame defeat No. 12

Purdue 66-38 on Saturday.

Skylar Diggins added nine points, seven assists and six rebounds

for the Fighting Irish

Notre Dame (9-1) has won six straight since losing at No. 1

Baylor 94-81 on Nov. 20.

Courtney Moses scored 14 points and Antionette Howard added 13

for Purdue (7-2), which was coming off a 60-51 win over No. 4 Texas

A&M, the defending national champion, on Sunday. Purdue’s

Brittany Rayburn, Purdue’s leading scorer for the season, was held

to four points on 1-for-7 shooting. She was ill and played just 24

minutes.

Purdue produced one of its lowest offensive performances in

school history. The Boilermakers shot just 24 percent from the

field.

Notre Dame shot 44 percent against Purdue, which had been

holding opponents to 31 percent shooting.