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2018 Purdue Women’s Basketball Schedule Revealed

The full slate of Purdue Women’s Basketball games have been released.

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After a third-round loss last season in the Women’s NIT to in-state rivals Indiana, Coach Versyp and her Lady Boilermakers look to turn things around for the 2018-19 season and get back to the real dance. They finished 20-14 last season and 7th in the Big Ten.

As part of a rebuilt effort, Coach Versyp has hit the transfer market to bolster a roster that’s been affected by transfers of her own. Most exciting is 5’11” Lyndsey Whilby, a sophomore guard transfer from Texas Tech. She led the Red Raiders in three-pointers last season. She will be seeking a waiver to become immediately eligible after she left a drama-filled program.

If she isn’t deemed immediately eligible, she will still be a nice bolster going forward for a program with some young talent. Karissa McLaughlin will go into her sophomore season after earning all Big-Ten Freshman honors last year, and looking to build on the third-most prolific three-point season in school history.

Youth will be the narrative all season. Purdue will go into the season with only two seniors on the roster, 6’6” Nora Kiesler and guard Abby Abel.

Purdue Women’s Basketball Schedule:

Nov. 4th - Ashland (exhibition)

Nov. 7th - @Ball State

Nov. 11th - Harvard

Nov. 15th - Western Illinois

Nov. 18th - Purdue Fort Wayne

2018 Paradise Jam (Virgin Islands)

Nov. 22nd - St. John’s

Nov. 23rd - Mississippi

Nov. 24th - Connecticut

2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nov. 29th - Miami

Dec. 5th - @Ohio

Dec. 9th - Loyola

Dec. 16th - South Carolina

Dec. 19th - Albany

Dec. 21st - Bradley

2018 Big Ten Conference Play

Dec. 28th - Ohio State

Dec. 31st - @Wisconsin

Jan. 5th - Michigan

Jan. 10th - Iowa

Jan. 13th - @Northwestern

Jan. 16th - @Rutgers

Jan. 20th - Indiana

Jan. 24th - @Minnesota

Jan. 27th - @Iowa

Jan. 31st - Nebraska

Feb. 3rd - @Michigan State

Feb. 7th - Illinois

Feb. 10th - @Nebraska

Feb. 14th - Minnesota

Feb. 17th - Northwestern

Feb. 21st - @Penn State

Feb. 25th - Maryland

Mar. 3rd - @Indiana