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.