Wmmary 40 26 66
Purdue 39 34 73
Date of game: 12/29/2012

Recap: Purdue vs. William & Mary

West Lafayette, IN (Sports Network) - Terone Johnson scored 16 points and A.J. Hammons added 14, as the Purdue Boilermakers fended off the William & Mary Tribe, 73-66, in non-conference play at Mackey Arena.

Ronnie Johnson chipped in with 11 points and seven assists for the Boilermakers (6-6), where were playing their first game action since Dec. 18.

The Tribe (7-4) entered winners of four straight, their longest winning streak since 2009-10, but fell despite a game-high 21 points from Marcus Thornton. Tim Rusthoven added 16 points and seven rebounds, Kyle Gaillard scored 12, and Brandon Britt finished with 11 points in the loss.

Purdue led throughout much of the first half, but the Tribe went on a late 7-0 surge to take a 40-39 lead into the break. Gaillard sparked the run with a 3- pointer and a pair of free throws.

The teams continued to battle back and forth until just under the eight-minute mark of the second half, when Jacob Lawson broke a 58-58 tie with a layup to give Purdue the lead for good. The Boilermakers closed out the contest by out- scoring the Tribe, 13-8.

Purdue did a better job of getting to the charity stripe, as the Boilermakers held a key 14-5 scoring advantage at the foul line for the game.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: West Virginia goes wild, not so wonderful

There was quite a bit of hitting on the field at Milan Puskar Stadium last weekend, but almost as much action took place in the streets just outside in the hours following West Virginia's upset of visiting Baylor.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Konerko, Rollins named co-winners of Roberto Clemente Award

Retiring Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko and Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins were honored Friday as co-winners of this year's Roberto Clemente Award, given to the player who combines outstanding play on the field with devoted work in the community.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.