Purdue Starting Guard Hurts Shoulder

DALLAS (AP) - Purdue starting guard Jodi Howell had her left
shoulder in a sling after the Boilermakers' 78-65 victory over
Georgia in an NCAA regional semifinal Sunday night.

Howell apparently got hurt in a scramble for a loose ball early
in the second half that left her on the floor under a couple of
other players. She got up on her own, but never returned.
The extent of Howell's injury wasn't clear.

"I'm not sure," Boilermakers coach Sharon Versyp said. "It
doesn't look great, doesn't look awful. We'll see what the doctor

The Boilermakers play North Carolina in the Dallas Regional
final Tuesday night.

Howell played only 6 minutes, 4 before halftime, with two
points. She averaged more than 21 minutes and 6.9 points per game
before Sunday.