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NCAA Game Summary - Purdue at Illinois



(Wednesday, January 15th)

Final Score: Purdue 66, Illinois 58

Champaign, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - A.J. Hammons registered 17 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as the Purdue Boilermakers defeated the Illinois Fighting Illini 66-58 in a Big Ten tilt at the State Farm Center.

Ronnie Johnson tallied 13 points for Purdue (12-5, 2-2 Big Ten). Terone Johnson added 10 points.

Tracy Abrams scored 13 points with five assists for Illinois (13-5, 2-3), which has lost three straight games. Joseph Bertrand and Rayvonte Rice each scored 11 points with Rice also pulling down seven rebounds.

Illinois shot 41.9 percent from the floor in the first half and were left with a 33-29 lead at the intermission. Purdue made just 37.1 percent of its field goal attempts, including 1-of-11 from 3-point range in the period.

The Boilermakers made 48.1 percent of their shot attempts from the field in the second half to push past the Illini, who netted just seven field goals after the break.

Purdue dominated the glass, holding a 42-28 rebounding advantage.

01/16 00:00:39 ET

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14th
DUR 3
SWB 1
 
8th
NYM 1
PIT 4
 
8th
PHI 1
WAS 2
 
7th
TEX 8
NYY 4
 
9th
SEA 4
TOR 1
 
7th
HOU 2
DET 3
 
6th
BAL 6
MIA 3
 
6th
CIN 2
CLE 5
 
6th
ANA 11
BOS 3
 
6th
OAK 1
TAM 3
 
5th
MIL 10
ATL 0
 
4th
MIN 2
CWS 2
 
3rd
SFG 1
COL 0
 
4th
STL 0
KAN 5
 
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CHC
ARI
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SDP
LOS
2nd
CLE 35
ATL 33
 
2nd
NYR 1
TAM 0
 
14th
DUR 3
SWB 1