WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Chris Lutz scored 17 points to help
Purdue beat Chicago State 69-56 on Tuesday night.
Lutz, a freshman, made 5 of 10 3-pointers.Royce Parran scored 16 points and Kevin Jones 15 to lead Chicago
State (1-3).Purdue (3-3) made 9 of 18 3-pointers to offset Carl Landry's
absence.The senior forward, the team's leading scorer this season and
second-team All-Big Ten performer last season, still hasn't
recovered from offseason knee surgery.The Boilermakers also were without starting point guard Korey
Spates, who was still recovering from a concussion he suffered in
Saturday's loss to Evansville.The Boilermakers struggled to score early but stayed in the game
with defense. Purdue held the Cougars to 7-for-24 shooting in the
first half to take a 32-23 lead at the break. Five of Chicago
State's seven first-half field goals were 3-pointers.Nate Minnoy scored 13 points and Bobby Riddell 10 for Purdue.