The Purdue women’s basketball team (4-0) built momentum a halftime lead,  35-31 to a blowout win, 77-54 against Indiana State (2-1) on Sunday.

After falling behind 28-25 halfway through the second quarter, the Boilermakers finished the game on a 52-26 point run to put away the Sycamores.

The Boilermakers were led by fifth-year guard Cassidy Hardin with 18 points. Senior guard Jeanae Terry did not score but had 12 assists and 6 rebounds. Three other players scored double digits including fifth-year guard Lasha Petree (17 points),  junior guard Madison Layden (10), and sophomore guard Jayla Smith (10).

Purdue hit 16 of 24 free throws while Indiana State was 6 of 8 from the line.

Purdue plays next in the three-game tournament the Cancun Challenge as it travels to Mexico to play against Harvard, Florida State, Oklahoma State over Thanksgiving Break.