Purdue takes advantage of Indiana's shooting to end skid

Published: Feb. 27, 2020 at 10:39 PM EST
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Purdue got 19 points from Trevion Williams and 17 from Eric Hunter Jr. and held off a late charge from in-state rival Indiana for a 57-49 victory.

By snapping a four-game losing streak, the Boilermakers kept their teetering NCAA Tournament hopes intact.

Devonte Green led the Hoosiers with 11 points. Their two-game winning streak ended with a seventh straight loss to Purdue.

The Boilermakers took advantage of Indiana's shooting woes to take a 16-point lead early in the second half. But Indiana cut the deficit to five with less than a minute to play.

The Boilermakers made their last six free throws to seal it.

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2/27/2020 9:39:43 PM (GMT -5:00)

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