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2009-03-26 20:41:23

The inside force of Hasheem Thabeet finally allowed Connecticut to pull away Thursday and reach the NCAA regional finals by downing Purdue 72-60. Top-seeded Connecticut scored the game's first eight points and the Huskies spent the rest of the contest fighting off Purdue comeback attempts. After cutting what had been an 11-point deficit to four with 11:24 to play, the fifth-seeded Boilermakers finally ran out of steam and left the Huskies just one victory away from reaching the Final Four....

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...

2009-02-17 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...

2009-02-11 20:42:00

JuJuan Johnson's 14 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday fueled No. 23 Purdue's 61-47 win over Big Ten foe Penn State. Purdue, which was beaten by Penn State 67-64 on Jan. 6, ended its two-game losing streak after an 18-2 run opening the second half led to a 46-29 advantage. Johnson's jumper with 12:49 remaining capped the run. Also, Bobby Riddell scored eight points of his career-high 13 points during the surge. Purdue's lead was just 28-26 at the break, but after its surge, the closest PSU came...

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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