Iowa women rout No. 18 Purdue 72-52

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February 18th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Samantha Logic scored 26 points Sunday to lead Iowa to a 72-52 win over No. 18 Purdue. Logic made 10 of 13 shots and contributed nine assists, while Theairra Taylor had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. The Hawkeyes (17-10, 6-7 Big Ten) ended a five-game losing streak and won for the first time in West Lafayette since 1998; Purdue had won the last 12 meetings at home.

Morgan Johnson scored 12 points and Melissa Dixon scored 10 for Iowa. The Hawkeyes swept Purdue – winning the earlier meeting 62-46 in Iowa City – and are 7-1 against ranked teams, losing only to No. 8 Penn State 81-69 on Thursday. Sam Ostarello led Purdue with 15 points and 11 rebounds. The Boilermakers (19-6, 8-4) lost for the second time at home in 11 games.