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WEST LAFAYETTE – KK Houser scored 19 points, hitting all 10 of her free-throw attempts, and added 10 assists Wednesday night to help No. 14 Purdue beat Georgia Tech 85-73.

Drey Mingo had 16 points, Courtney Moses scored 15 and April Wilson added 12 points for the Boilermakers (6-1) in a game that was part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Tyaunna Marshall led all scorers with 26 points for the Yellow Jackets (3-3). Dawnn Maye had 16 points and seven assists for Georgia Tech, and Jasmine Blain contributed 10 points and eight rebounds. The Yellow Jackets had a 40-28 rebounding advantage.

Purdue shot 52 percent from the floor and pulled away in the second half from a 37-35 lead at the break.