Nwestern 25 18 43
Purdue 40 34 74
Date of game: 2/24/2013

Recap: Purdue vs. Northwestern

West Lafayette, IN (Sports Network) - Terone Johnson scored 22 points as the Purdue Boilermakers rolled over the Northwestern Wildcats, 74-43, in a Big Ten clash at Mackey Arena.

D.J. Byrd added 13 points and Ronnie Johnson and Rapheal Davis each totaled 10 points for Purdue (13-14, 6-8 Big Ten) which ended a three-game losing streak.

Tre Demps scored nine points as the lead scorer for Northwestern (13-15, 4-11) which has lost five straight.

In the first half Purdue shot 53.8 percent from the field and knocked down 5-of-6 from beyond the arc. With Northwestern making good on just 28.6 percent from the floor, the Boilermakers went into the break leading, 40-25.

The second half was a carbon copy of the first as the Boilermakers again shot above 50 percent from the floor while the Wildcats again shot 28.6 percent.

Purdue dominated on the interior with a 48-23 edge in rebounds and a 36-14 advantage on points in the paint.

Game Notes

Eastern Washington to face difficult schedule

Many people at Eastern Washington are waiting to see if star quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. will be returning for his senior season.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Angels, Freese avoid arbitration

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and infielder David Freese avoided arbitration, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Wednesday.

Durant to miss second straight game

Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant will not play in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks as he continues to deal with a sprained left big toe.

Brodeur calls it a career

Goaltender Martin Brodeur announced his retirement Thursday after 21 stellar seasons with the New Jersey Devils and seven games with the St. Louis Blues.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.