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Boiling Point


Purdue defeats Northwestern

Robbie Hummel scored 27 points for Purdue in an 87-77 victory against Northwestern on Sunday at Mackey Arena.

D.J. Byrd added 20 points as the Boilermakers (16-9, 6-6 Big Ten) ended a two-game losing streak.

Five Purdue players reached double figures in scoring. The Boilermakers snapped Northwestern’s three-game winning streak.

John Shurna led the Wildcats with 30 points. Reggie Hearn, a Snider product, finished with 16 points and eight rebounds for Northwestern (15-9, 5-7).