Latest 2008–09 Big Ten Conference men's basketball season Stories
Talor Battle's 21 points, nine assists and five rebounds Tuesday keyed Penn State's 67-64 upset of 14th-ranked Purdue. Battle's backcourt mate, Stanley Pringle, added 18 points, and Jamelle Cornley and Danny Morrissey each had 10 points for the Nittany Lions (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten), who have won three straight home games against ranked teams.
Kalin Lucas scored 20 points Tuesday, fueling 12th-ranked Michigan State's 67-58 victory over Ohio State. Raymar Morgan had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Goran Suton added nine points and nine rebounds for the Spartans (12-2, 3-0 Big Ten), who won their eighth straight game.
A career-high, 24-point effort from Kalin Lucas Wednesday helped carry No.
The Illinois Fighting Illini used a balanced attack led by Mike Tisdale's 18 points Tuesday to upset the 11th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers 71-67 in overtime. Alex Legion and Mike Davis each had 12 points for the Illini (13-1, 1-0 Big Ten), who have won seven straight games.
E'Twaun Moore scored 14 points for No.
Kyle Singler had 20 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday to lead fourth-ranked Duke to a 76-60 victory over 10th-ranked Purdue. Jon Scheyer also scored 20 and Nolan Smith added 12 for Duke (8-0), which has won all 10 of its games in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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