Minnesota vs Purdue Wrap - Purdue Wins 89-73
|Minnesota vs Purdue Wrap - Purdue Wins 89-73|
Purdue got 18 points from Rapheal Davis en route to an 89-73 victory over Minnesota on Saturday at Mackey Arena.
Bettors who backed Purdue were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks.
Purdue got 18 points from D.J. Byrd and another 14 points from Ronnie Johnson. Ronnie Johnson contributed 5 assists, while D.J. Byrd cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Minnesota got a 24-point performance from Andre Hollins, who was supported by 13 points from Rodney Williams. Andre Hollins had 9 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Trevor Mbakwe grabbed 10 rebounds.
Purdue led at halftime, 44-27.
Purdue won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.