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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).

2009-02-08 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...

2009-01-22 21:06:27

JaJuan Johnson scored 19 points Thursday and No. 18 Purdue built a big lead en route to a 70-62 victory over 20th-ranked Minnesota. After losing its first two Big Ten Conference games, Purdue has won four straight league contests. E'Twaun Moore added 16 points for the Boilermakers and Lewis Jackson had 12. Purdue (15-4, 4-2 Big Ten) established a 16-point advantage early in the second half and the Golden Gophers came no closer than six down the stretch. Al Nolen scored 17 points to lead...

2009-01-18 15:11:04

Ninteenth-ranked Purdue hit four straight three-pointers during a 14-0 second-half run Sunday and went on to bury the Iowa Hawkeyes 75-53. Keaton Grant, E'Twaun Moore, Robbie Hummel and Lewis Jackson hit the three-pointers and Hummel added a pair of free throws during the Boilermakers' surge about 4 minutes into the half. Moore finished as Purdue's high scorer with 13 points. Grant added 12 points and Nemanja Calasan had 10. Purdue (14-4, 3-2 Big Ten) has won three games after dropping two in...

2008-12-30 21:21:14

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. Trent Meacham added 11 points and Demetri McCamey 10. E'Twaun Moore scored 17 points for Purdue (11-3, 0-1), which had a six-game win streak end. JaJuan Johnson, who had 16 points and 15 rebounds, had a chance to win the...

2008-12-13 18:47:43

Robbie Hummel had 25 points and eight rebounds Saturday to lead 17th-ranked Purdue to a 76-62 victory over Indiana State. JaJuan Johnson had 12 points and five rebounds and Lewis Jackson 11 points for the Boilermakers (8-2), who have won three straight. Harry Marshall had 16 points and six assists and Jay Tunnell added 11 points for the Sycamores (1-8), who have lost their last two games.

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'