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Boiling Point

  • Crossroads Classic extended through 2019
    The Crossroads Classic, a men's basketball event held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, has been extended through 2019, the athletic directors at Indiana, Butler, Purdue and Notre Dame announced Thursday.
  • Purdue to play Kansas State in Maui
    Purdue drew Kansas State in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, for which the bracket was revealed Wednesday.
  • Purdue finds a punter for 2015
    Joe Schopper, a punter at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, tweeted Tuesday that he has committed to join Purdue's Class of 2015.

Purdue has huge lead at the half

WEST LAFAYETTE - Don't plan on Purdue blowing this double-figure lead.

After losing an 11-point lead to Butler last Saturday, Purdue came out with a vengeance Tuesday with a 50-23 halftime lead over IPFW.

Purdue is shooting a blistering 70 percent from the floor (21 of 30), led by Kelsey Barlow's 10 points, 9 from Anthony Johnson and 8 each from Robbie Hummel and Lewis Jackson.