CHATTNOOGA, Tenn. (WLFI) - Purdue women's basketball advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAATournament by defeating North Carolina 85-70 in a second-round NCAATournament matchup Monday, March 23 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had a huge game for the victoriousBoilermakers, scoring 18 points, grabbing eight rebounds, dishingout six assists, and blocking four shots.
Attica native Brittany Rayburn added 18 points for the Boilers.Ki-Ki Freeman chipped in 16 points while Danielle Campbell andFahKara Malone tallied 12 points each.
The Boilermakers had been eliminated by the Tar Heels in the2006 and 2007 NCAA Tourneys.
Purdue will face Rutgers Sunday, March 29 in a regionalsemifinal game in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
A shooting on Lafayette's south side is under investigation.
It's been nearly a month since a tornado damaged Southwestern Middle School and Mintonye Elementary School, giving faculty the task of helping students transition to their new surroundings.
Donations are being accepted to help around 300 seniors receive a holiday gift.