Recap - Purdue Defeats Eastern Illinois 83-55

Recap - Purdue Defeats Eastern Illinois 83-55

Purdue blew out Eastern Illinois on Wednesday, running up the score in an 83-55 win at Mackey Arena.

Purdue won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 15-point spread as favorites.

Purdue got 14 points from Bryson Scott and another 11 points from Kendall Stephens. Ronnie Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Jay Simpson cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got a 11-point performance from Reggie Smith, who was supported by 9 points from Sherman Blanford. Sherman Blanford had 3 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Illinois, while Sherman Blanford grabbed 8 rebounds.

Purdue led at halftime, 38-24.

Purdue won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-39.