Patberg’s 17 points, 9 rebounds lead No. 18 Indiana women

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg had 17 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and No. 18 Indiana beat Purdue 66-54 on Monday night for the Barn Burner Trophy.

Indiana keeps the annual trophy for the fourth straight season after winning eight of the last 11 meetings.

Jaelynn Penn and Grace Berger each added 15 points for Indiana (18-5, 8-3 Big Ten). The Hoosiers shot 46.4% overall despite going 2 for 10 from 3-point range.

Berger and Patberg combined for 19 points in the first half as Indiana built a 34-21 lead. Purdue was just 7-of-24 shooting in the first half with eight turnovers.

Dominique Oden scored 24 points to lead Purdue (15-8, 6-5), which had a three-game winning streak snapped. Ae’Rianna Harris, the reigning Big Ten player of the week, had 16 points and seven rebounds. Oden and Harris combined to go 17 of 34 from the field, but the rest of their teammates were 4 for 25.

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