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Illinois Falls 68-61 Against Purdue - Game Recap

Terone Johnson went off for 25 points and added 9 rebounds leading Purdue over Illinois, 68-61, on Wednesday at Mackey Arena.

Purdue was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

D.J. Byrd had 15 points for Purdue and Jacob Lawson chipped in with 10 points. Terone Johnson had 4 assists for them, while Terone Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Illinois got a 15-point performance from Brandon Paul, who was supported by 14 points from Joseph Bertrand. Tracy Abrams had 5 assists in a losing cause for Illinois, while D.J. Richardson grabbed 9 rebounds.

Purdue trailed at halftime, 33-31.

The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 45 boards, while Illinois only had 35.