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2009-03-21 19:29:31

JaJuan Johnson scored 22 points Saturday to help fifth-seeded Purdue beat fourth-seeded Washington 76-74 in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament. E'Twaun Moore had 14 points and Lewis Jackson added 11 for the Boilermakers (27-9), who advance to the Sweet 16 and will play top-seeded Connecticut in the regional semifinals Thursday in Glendale, Ariz. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and Jon Brockman had 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Huskies (26-9).

2009-03-19 16:53:49

E'Twaun Moore and JaJuan Johnson combined for 31 points Thursday as fifth-seeded Purdue beat No.12 Northern Iowa, 61-56. The contest, played at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore., was a first-round matchup in the NCAA West Region. Purdue built a 32-20 halftime lead, but its inability to sink 3-points allowed UNI to rally within 55-51 on Kwadzo Ahelegbe's two free throws with 1:07 left in the second half. Moore scored 17 points, Johnson 14, while Robbie Hummel added nine with 10 rebounds for...

2009-03-15 17:58:10

E'Twaun Moore's 17 points and four rebounds Sunday led Purdue to a 65-61 win over Ohio State and the Big Ten Conference title at Indianapolis. Purdue had to rally back from a 30-25 halftime deficit against the upstart and young Buckeyes, who learned after the loss they would not be going to the NCAA Tournament. Moore scored eight points, six on 3-pointers, to give Purdue a 50-43 lead with 10:02 left, and the closest Ohio State came was 58-55 with 1:33 left. JaJuan Johnson scored 16 with four...

2009-03-14 18:36:17

Evan Turner's team-high 18 points led Ohio State's 82-70 upset of sixth-ranked Michigan State Saturday in the Big Ten Conference semifinals in Indianapolis. OSU led 34-29 at the half, and then widened the margin to 54-41 with 11:24 left following a three-point play by B.J. Mullens and Jeremie Simmons' 3-pointer. From that point, Michigan State trailed by at least 10 points until the end. Kalin Lucas led Michigan State with 17 points and Korie Lucious added 16 points. The Spartans (26-6) have...

2009-03-08 15:18:02

Kalin Lucas scored a game-high 21 points Sunday, leading eighth-ranked Michigan State to a 62-51 Big Ten Conference win over 20th-ranked Purdue. MSU won after facing a 31-29 halftime deficit, but Lucas's jumper put Michigan State up by 47-35 with 6:10 left. Later, after Purdue's Nemanja Calasan sank a 3-pointer, an 11-3 run gave MSU a 60-46 advantage with just 1:04 left, and the Spartans were home free. Goran Suton scored 11 with 10 rebounds. Raymar Morgan scored seven with seven rebounds,...

2009-02-28 19:27:22

Robbie Hummel led five Purdue players in double-figure scoring with 17 points Saturday when the No. 16 Boilermakers beat Ohio State, 75-50. Nemanja Calasan had 14 points and JaJuan Johnson scored 12 for Purdue (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten), which has won five of its last six games. E'Twaun Moore had 10 rebounds and 11 points, and Keaton Grant scored 10 for Purdue. Evan Turner led Ohio State (18-9, 8-8) with 14 points before fouling out. Ohio State has lost four of its last five games.

2009-02-21 17:33:54

E'Twaun Moore scored 26 points Saturday to lead the 21st-ranked Purdue Boilermakers to an 81-67 win over the Indiana Hoosiers. Moore hit 10-of-14 from the floor -- including 5-of-6 from 3-point range -- for Purdue (21-6, 10-4 Big Ten), which has won four straight and is only a half game behind Michigan State for the conference lead. JaJuan Johnson added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Boilermakers. Verdell Jones had 16 points for the Hoosiers (6-20, 1-13), who continue to set a new team...

2009-02-17 20:46:12

JaJuan Johnson scored 17 points and E'Twaun Moored 13 Tuesday to key 21st-ranked Purdue's 72-54 victory over fifth-ranked Michigan State. Robbie Hummel, playing all season with an injured back, had 11 points for the Purdue Boilermakers (20-6, 9-4 Big Ten), who have won three straight. Raymar Morgan, one of Michigan State's stars, played sick and scored just three points on 1-of-5 shooting. Kalin Lucas scored 14 points, but committed six turnovers. Durrell Summers added 11 points for the...

2009-02-14 19:53:31

E'Twaun Moore scored 16 points Saturday to lead the 23rd-ranked Purdue Boilermakers to a 49-45 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes. Moore added 10 rebounds and JaJuan Johnson had 13 points for the Boilermakers (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten). Jake Kelly had 19 points for the Hawkeyes (13-13, 3-10), who have lost six of their last seven games. Jarryd Cole picked up 13 points in the loss. Kelly made a layup with four seconds to play to bring Iowa within 47-45 but Matt Gatens fouled Moore on the inbound pass and...

2009-02-08 15:43:59

Led by Mike Davis's 14 points and 16 rebounds Sunday, No. 21 Illinois ground out a methodical 66-48 win over 13th-ranked Big Ten foe Purdue. The victory helped Illinois sweep the season series after its 71-67 overtime win at Purdue Dec. 30. Illinois led by just 32-28 at the half, but Purdue was hindered the entire contest by poor overall shooting (32.2 percent and 1-of-10 first half three-point attempts). Purdue's deficit swelled to 64-43 on Alex Legion's jumper with 4:08 left. Demetri...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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