CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Courtney Moses made a 3-pointer from the top of the key as time expired, giving Purdue (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) a 64-63 win against Illinois on Monday.
Ivory Crawford made two free throws with 25 seconds left to give Illinois a 62-61 lead, but Lydia McCully hit just 1 of 2 free throws with 7 seconds left for a two-point lead before Moses nailed the game-winner.
Brittany Rayburn had 17 points to lead Purdue (12-3, 2-0 Big Ten), including 13 in the second half.
The Boilermakers held Illinois (6-9, 0-2) to 37 percent shooting. Kersten Magrum led all Illini players with 18 points, while Crawford had 14 points, all in the second half.
Purdue jumped out with a 12-1 run to start the game, but Illinois had a 12-2 run of its own to draw to 28-24 at halftime.
Illinois didn't hold a lead until there was 8:40 left in the second half, when Karisma Penn's jumper gave the Illini a 48-46 advantage.
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