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Purdue leads at halftime

Purdue leads Nebraska 39-31 at halftime Thursday in an opening round Big Ten tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Anthony Johnson has 10 points. Ryne Smith has 9 points.

The Boilermakers went on a 17-0 run midway through the first half. Johnson had seven points during the stretch. Robbie Hummel, Johnson and D.J. Byrd hit three-pointers in the spurt, as Purdue went from down four to ahead by 13.

Bo Spencer leads Nebraska with 14 points.

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