Latest Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball Stories

2010-04-21 09:00:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Department, in conjunction with the John Purdue Club, will be conducting the Boilermaker Coaches' Caravan featuring Football Coach Danny Hope, Men's Basketball Coach Matt Painter, Volleyball Coach Dave Shondell, Women's Basketball Coach Sharon Versyp and Athletics Director Morgan Burke. "Our goal this summer is to see 2,000 John Purdue Club members and tell them what is going on within Purdue Athletics and to thank...

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.

2009-02-26 23:28:00

DeShawn Sims and Manny Harris combined for 56 points Thursday and Michigan shot 63 percent from the floor in defeating No. 16 Purdue 87-78. Sims had 29 points while making 13-of-16 field goal attempts. Harris had eight rebounds and four assists to go with his 27 points. Michigan (18-11, 8-8 Big Ten) won for the third time in four games. The Wolverines hope to earn an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament, since they own wins this season over Duke and UCLA and have a 3-4 record against ranked...

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...

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