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Cold-shooting Falcons ripped by No. 18 Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Bowl­ing Green State Univer­sity women’s bas­ket­ball team strug­gled with its shoot­ing and suf­fered a 59-45 loss Mon­day to No. 18 Pur­due at Mackey Arena.

The Fal­cons made just 28 per­cent of their shots and con­nected on just 27 per­cent of their 3-point­ers.

Se­nior Da­nielle Havel led BG with nine points, while se­nior Chrissy Stef­fen and ju­nior Alexis Rogers each had eight, with Rogers add­ing a team-best seven re­bounds.

Drey Mingo fin­ished with 13 points and 12 re­bounds to lead the Boil­er­mak­ers (3-0), while Sam Ostarello also posted a dou­ble-dou­ble with 12 points and 12 boards. Chan­tel Poston added 12 points.

Pur­due broke on top early, scor­ing the game’s first six points be­fore a bucket by Rogers at the 18:41 mark of the first half. The Boil­er­mak­ers led 10-2 be­fore the Fal­cons cut their def­i­cit to 12-8 with 13:27 left in the pe­riod.

Pur­due scored the next seven points, and BG needed a 6-2 fin­ish to nar­row the half­time mar­gin to 25-18.

Stef­fen made a layup on BG’s first pos­ses­sion of the sec­ond half, only to see the Boil­er­mak­ers score the next nine points as part of a 15-3 run that made the score 40-21 with 15:02 still to play.

From that point, the Fal­cons never were able to cut the mar­gin to sin­gle dig­its.

BG’s next games will come in Las Vegas when it plays in the Lady Rebel Round-up. The Fal­cons face Vil­lanova on Satur­day at 6:30 p.m. Toledo time. The next day BG will play ei­ther Montana or UNLV.

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