Purdue Falls 47-44 Against Eastern Michigan - Game Recap

Derek Thompson scored 8 points leading Eastern Michigan to a 47-44 victory over Purdue at EMU Convocation Center on Saturday.

Eastern Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as underdogs.

Eastern Michigan got 7 points from J.R. Sims and another 6 points from Austin Harper. Jalen Ross contributed 5 assists, while Daylen Harrison cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Purdue got 12 points from Terone Johnson in a losing cause and another 11 points from A.J. Hammons. Anthony Johnson contributed 3 assists for them, while Terone Johnson had 8 rebounds.

Eastern Michigan trailed at halftime, 20-19.

Purdue won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-33.