Purdue vs Penn State Final: 65-64 - Recap

Purdue vs Penn State Final: 65-64 - Recap

Terone Johnson scored 14 points leading Purdue to a 65-64 victory over Penn State at Mackey Arena on Saturday.

Purdue won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.

Basil Smotherman had 12 points for Purdue and Kendall Stephens chipped in with 12 points. Ronnie Johnson had 4 assists for them, while Basil Smotherman was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Penn State got 19 points from Tim Frazier in a losing cause and another 17 points from D.J. Newbill. Tim Frazier contributed 5 assists for them, while Tim Frazier had 10 rebounds.

Purdue hit the break leading 35-33 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 44 boards, while Penn State only had 33.