Recap - Purdue Defeats Penn State 60-42
|Recap - Purdue Defeats Penn State 60-42|
Ronnie Johnson scored 13 points leading Purdue to a 60-42 victory over Penn State at Mackey Arena on Sunday.
Bettors who backed Purdue were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 11.5 at sportsbooks.
Purdue got 12 points from A.J. Hammons and another 12 points from D.J. Byrd. Ronnie Johnson contributed 3 assists, while A.J. Hammons cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Penn State got a 11-point performance from Brandon Taylor, who was supported by 9 points from D.J. Newbill. D.J. Newbill had 4 assists in a losing cause for Penn State, while Ross Travis grabbed 8 rebounds.
Purdue led at halftime, 30-22.
Purdue won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-33.