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Rutgers forward Akwasi Yeboah (1) shoots in front of Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Baker, Harper rally Rutgers past Purdue 71-68 in OT

Mar. 7, 2020 6:11 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Rutgers guard Geo Baker was just doing what his team expected. “It's not even really putting the team on my back,” Baker said. “Everyone has a role on this team and my role is to get the ball at the end of the game and make a play. I'm very comfortable in...

Michigan guard Franz Wagner (21) dribbles against Purdue forward Evan Boudreaux (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in West Lafayette, Ind. (Nikos Frazier/Journal & Courier via AP)

Michigan extends winning streak with rare victory at Purdue

Feb. 22, 2020 6:11 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Michigan freshman Franz Wagner made everything look easy Saturday. Everybody else struggled to find their shooting touch. Wagner scored a season-high 22 points and Isaiah Livers added 19 to help the Wolverines earn their fifth straight victory, 71-63 at Purdue. “My shot...

Purdue head coach Matt Painter yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against against Wisconsin Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 69-65. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Ford's career-high 19 points paces Wisconsin over Purdue

Feb. 18, 2020 10:12 PM EST

MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Wisconsin built its lead over Purdue behind the 3-point arc. The Badgers secured the win at the free throw line. Aleem Ford scored a career-high 19 points on Wednesday and the Badgers hit eight straight free throws with less than 30 seconds left to hold off a late charge from Purdue...

Indiana forward Justin Smith (3) makes contact with Purdue guard Nojel Eastern (20) as he drives the ball towards the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Boilermakers deliver winning road show at Indiana, 74-62

Feb. 8, 2020 6:57 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Purdue finally figured out how to put together an impressive road show. Just make shots. Eric Hunter Jr. scored 12 points, Aaron Wheeler added 11 and Wheeler and Isaiah Thompson didn't miss a 3-pointer Saturday to send the Boilermakers past Indiana 74-62. “Ïsaiah and...

Purdue center Matt Haarms (32) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Iowa in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Purdue defeated Iowa 104-68. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue routs No. 17 Iowa 104-68 in offensive outburst

Feb. 5, 2020 10:32 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue got off to a fast start against a ranked opponent and never slowed down. Evan Boudreaux scored a season-high 18 points to lead five Purdue players in double figures in a 104-68 rout of No. 17 Iowa on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes scored first on Luka Garza's basket, but...

Purdue guard Sasha Stefanovic reacts after making the winning three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Stefanovic's 3 gives Purdue a 61-58 win over Northwestern

Feb. 2, 2020 1:02 AM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic brought a sense of relief to his coach Matt Painter and his Purdue teammates in a game they desperately needed to win. Stefanovic made a 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds left and Trevion Williams scored 13 points as the Boilermakers rallied to beat Northwestern 61-58 on...