Purdue 29 30 59
Illinois 43 36 79
Date of game: 2/13/2013

Recap: Illinois vs. Purdue

Champaign, IL (Sports Network) - D.J. Richardson scored 18 points as the Illinois Fighting Illini routed the Purdue Boilermakers, 79-59, in a Big Ten Conference collision at Assembly Hall.

Tracy Adams added 13 points and seven assists, Tyler Griffey had 12 points off the bench and Joseph Bertrand nearly recorded a double-double with nine points and 12 rebounds for Illinois (18-8, 5-7 Big Ten) which has won three straight games.

Terone Johnson put in 18 points and D.J. Byrd and A.J. Hammons added 10 points apiece for Purdue (12-13, 5-7) which has lost four of its last five outings.

At halftime Illinois led 43-29 after shooting 47.2 percent in the first half, including a 5-of-14 showing from 3-point range. Purdue shot just 41.7 percent and had a pair of triples during the first period.

Though the Illini slowed to 37.5 percent shooting after halftime they held the Boilermakers to just 35.5 percent shooting while knocking down 10-of-12 from the free-throw line to secure the victory.

Illinois forced 17 turnovers and doubled up Purdue on points off takeaways, 24-12.

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