No. 10 Purdue Holds Off No. 16 Wisconsin, 60-57
Jan. 28, 2010
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP)--E'Twaun Moore scored 20 points and No. 10 Purdue held off No. 16 Wisconsin 60-57 on Thursday night.
JaJuan Johnson added 14 points and Robbie Hummel had 12 points, 13 rebounds and five assists for the Boilermakers (17-3, 5-3 Big Ten), who won their third straight and moved within a half-game of Wisconsin for second place in the conference.
A loss would have left Purdue four games behind league leader Michigan State with 10 to play.
Trevon Hughes missed a contested runner in the closing seconds that could have won it for Wisconsin. Keaton Nankivil scored a career-high 25 points and shot 7 of 8 on 3-pointers for the Badgers (16-5, 6-3). He was 9 for 14 overall, but his teammates shot 11 for 36.