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Evan Turner had 26 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists Tuesday, keying Ohio State's 80-72 overtime upset of 13th-ranked Purdue. William Buford added 22 points and B.J. Mullens 17 points and eight rebounds for the Buckeyes (16-5, 6-4 Big Ten), who have won three straight.
Talor Battle's career-high 29 points Sunday helped Penn State stun ninth-ranked Michigan State, 72-68, its first-ever victory in East Lansing. Penn State trailed by double digits in the first half, but fought back to take a 38-37 halftime lead. Battle's floater with 6:43 remaining gave Penn State a
E'Twaun Moore scored 17 points Saturday, sparking the 17th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers to a 67-49 win over the Michigan Wolverines. Robbie Hummel added 13 points and JaJuan Johnson 11 points for the Boilermakers (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten), who have won six in a row since opening their Big Ten schedule with two losses.
Kalin Lucas and Durrell Summers combined to make 16-of-22 shots Thursday and lead No. 9 Michigan State to a 71-56 victory over Iowa. The Spartans opened a 13-point halftime lead and were not threatened during the second period, winning for the 13th time in 14 games.
Mike Tisdale scored 15 points Tuesday to lead the 24th-ranked Illinois Illini to a 67-49 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. Demetri McCamey added 13 points and seven assists for the Illini (16-3, 4-2 Big Ten), who have won 10 of their 11 home games this season.
Evan Turner had 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to lead Ohio State to a 65-58 upset win over No. 24 Michigan. B.J.
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Mike Tisdale missed just two of his 12 shots from the field Wednesday and scored 24 points, carrying Illinois to a 66-51 win over No. 24 Michigan. Illinois won for the ninth time in 10 games, getting 17 points from Demetri McCamey and 11 from Trent Meacham.
Kalin Lucas made four free throws in the last minute to blunt a Penn State charge Wednesday and bring Michigan State a 78-73 win over the Nittany Lions. The 10th-ranked Spartans won their 10th straight game and remained unbeaten in Big Ten Conference play. Michigan State closed the first half on a 19-7 run to take a 42-29 advantage at the break and then led by 17 early in the second period. Penn State, however, closed to within one on a three-pointer by Talor Battle with 1:30 to play. Lucas...
Fourteenth-ranked Purdue, led by JaJuan Johnson's 20 points, took the lead with a 9-0 first-half surge Sunday and went on to beat Wisconsin 65-52. Robbie Hummel scored 16 points for the Boilermakers (12-4, 1-2 Big Ten). Joe Krabbenhoft had 13 points and Trevon Hughes, Jon Leur and Marcus Landry nine
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