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Lady Boilers Outsed From NCAA Tourney By Top Ranked UConn

Last updated on Wednesday, March 23, 2011

(STORRS, CT) - The Purdue women’s basketball team saw firsthand why Connecticut is the number-one team in the nation.

Tiffany Hayes scored 23 points and Maya Moore added 16 as the Huskies pounded the Boilermakers 64-40 to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the 18th-straight year.

It was Uconn's 22nd win in a row and their 83rd-straight victory at home.

No Boilermaker reached double figures as Drey Mingo led Purdue with nine points and Brittany Rayburn finished with eight.

Connecticut improves to 34-1 while the boilers end their season with a 21-12 mark.

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