WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WFLI) - Purdue women's basketball tipped-off practice on Tuesday by holding its first practice on Keady Court.
The Boilermakers are led by the guards this season. Senior guards Dee Dee Williams, KK Houser, and Courtney Moses will provide leadership amongst the team. All three of them have played extended minutes since their freshman seasons.
"We are really excited for the guard play that we have," said Moses. "When we do drills there are lots of guards, so you get a little bit of a break which is good this year. Just as far as leadership goes, Dee Dee, KK, and I are focused on being good leaders for this team and leaving a legacy.
"We are quick and I know we say that every year but we really are," said Houser. "We are moving up and down the court a lot quicker and also our post players are a lot quicker than what we have had in the recent years."
The Boilers need a couple players to step forward in the post positions. Purdue graduated Drey Mingo and Sam Ostarello last season. Those two leave big shoes to fill in the post for the Boilers.
"The two people are Camille Redmon, who is 6-foot-4 and can score down low and she has a good eight to ten foot shot. Then Liza Clemons had a lot of experience her freshman year but not as much last year. So, she has a big skill set," said Purdue head coach Sharon Versyp."
Purdue will play its first game against Clarke on November 3 at Mackey Arena. Tip-off is set for 2 pm.
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