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Zips basketball: UA falls to Purdue in tournament opener

By George Thomas Published: March 22, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.:  The University of Akron women’s basketball team opened their first ever NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship game hitting on 1-of-7 of their first shots against Purdue Boilermakers, helping them to take an 20-2 lead.

Although the Zips dashed back at one point to cut the lead to 10, they couldn’t get over that substantial hump and lost to Purdue 84-55 ending a memorable season.

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