Drey Mingo scored 24 points, and Purdue won its second straight Big Ten tournament championship, beating Michigan State 62-47 on Sunday.
Illness and injury kept Drey Mingo off the court for two years. Sunday, she led Purdue to the Big Ten tournament title against Michigan State, the most recent team from the conference to reach the Final Four -- in 2005.
KK Houser scored 13 points in a terrific all-around performance and Purdue beat No. 21 Nebraska 77-64 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten tournament championship.
Purdue played the aggressor in its mild upset of Nebraska, while Michigan State's defense smothered Penn State to knock off the top seed.
Purdue 74, Wisconsin 62