Scores

Final

Illinois 60

(12-3, 1-1 Big Ten)

Purdue 75

(12-3, 2-0 Big Ten)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    4:00 PM ET, December 31, 2011

    Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana

    1 2 T
    ILL 24 3660
    PUR 26 4975

    Top Performers

    Illinois: B. Paul 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl

    Purdue: R. Smith 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Purdue 75, Illinois 60

    Associated Press

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Kelsey Barlow scored 14 points, including 11 in the second half, to lead Purdue over Illinois 75-60 on Saturday.

    Ryne Smith scored 12 points, all from 3-point range, and Terone Johnson and D.J. Byrd had nine each for the Boilermakers (12-3, 2-0 Big Ten), who have won three straight.

    Brandon Paul scored 17 points and D.J. Richardson had 15 points and six rebounds for the Fighting Illini (12-3, 1-1), who have lost three of their last five games.

    Purdue led at halftime 26-24, then started the second half on a 26-5 run. The spurt was capped with a 3-pointer by Byrd with 12:08 left.

    The Boilermakers pushed the lead as high as 27 points in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILL
    PUR
    Points 60 75
    FG Made-Attempted 24-56 (.429) 25-44 (.568)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 9-17 (.529)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 27

    2011-12 Season

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