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PURDUE WOMENS BASKETBALL RECRUITING:
Recruiting Update: New prospect for Purdue




Date: 4/03/2006
Author: Bob_Richards
© Old Gold Free Press Columnists

    Washington sophomore interested

    Chief Sealth High School's (WA) Christina Nzekwe is considering Tennessee, Duke, Texas, Purdue and Georgia. But considering the 6'4 sophomore is leaning toward and engineering degree, Purdue should like their chances.

    Nzekwe averaged 11.3 points per game as a sophomore, following a 14.8 point average her freshman season. Game reports have indicated her recently playing the off-guard position and at forward.

    Harris says commitment is solid

    Here is a collection of articles where Purdue recruits and prospects have talked about their positions with Purdue related to the Curry departure.

    Recruits remain loyal despite leadership switch Purdue Exponent
    At least one Purdue recruit reconsiders after coach leaves Louisville Courier-Journal
    Depature upsets recruit Lafayette Journal and Courier

    More season stats

    Here are some more season ending averages for some of Purdue's players of interest...

    Dee Dee Jernigan averaged 16.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 4.5 assists and two steals per game as a senior.

    Brittany Rayburn averaged 24.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 3.6 steals, and 2.6 blocked shots. Rayburn currently has 1,035 career points.

    Purdue ninth in attendance

    According to the University of Wisconsin, who tracks weekly NCAA Division I women's basketball attendance, Purdue finished the year with an average attendance of 7,264 per game, placing them ninth nationally. Purdue was also ninth in total attendance. Seven Big Ten programs ranked among the top 25 in attendance for the 2005-06 season. The top 25 programs are listed below.


    Rank School Att./Games Avg.
    1. Tennessee 214,980/14 15,356
    2. Texas Tech 167,081/14 11,934
    3. Connecticut 223,503/19 11,763
    4. New Mexico 186,376/18 10,354
    5. Minnesota 116,601/14 8,329
    6. Baylor 100,316/13 7,717
    7. Iowa State 122,679/16 7,667
    8. Oklahoma 99,190/13 7,630
    9. Purdue 101,700/14 7,264
    10. Michigan State 101,802/15 6,787
    11. Notre Dame 85,808/13 6,601
    12. Penn State 90,898/14 6,493
    13. Missouri State 113,194/18 6,289
    14. LSU 94,090/15 6,273
    15. Duke 78,948/13 6,073
    16. Wisconsin 90,235/15 6,016
    17. Kansas State 98,455/17 5,791
    18. Texas 84,544/15 5,636
    19. Ohio State 89,431/17 5,261
    20. Kentucky 77,411/15 5,161
    21. Maryland 77,010/16 4,813
    22. Rutgers 55,312/12 4,609
    23. Georgia 44,801/11 4,073
    24. Vanderbilt 60,642/15 4,043
    25. Iowa 54,881/14 3,920

    Big Ten Recruiting

    Illinois has found a replacement for graduating point guard Maggie Acuna. Rebecca Harris, a 5'8 sophomore point guard from Rend Lake College, committed to the Illini and will join them next fall as part of the 2006-07 recruiting class. Rend Lake lost in the first round of the Region XXIV tournament to Lincoln Trail, 81-78 in overtime. Harris led Rend Lake with 30 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals. Harris ended her junior college career ranked third among Division I junior college players, with an average of 23.6 points per game, and ninth in assists with 5.8 assists per game.

    READ MORE: Big Ten Recruiting: Commitments


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