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Boiling Point

  • Hammons to return to Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue basketball fans' stress level has been eased somewhat after 7-foot center A.J. Hammons announced Wednesday afternoon that he will return for his junior season after considering entering the NBA Draft.
  • Purdue signs point guard from Indianapolis
    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue has signed a high school point guard from Indianapolis after two-year starter Ronnie Johnson decided to transfer.
  • Purdue's Clemons earns award
    Purdue women's basketball forward Liza Clemons, a former Elmhurst and Snider standout, is one of four recipients of the Brady Sports Achievement Award, which honors Indiana student-athletes who have overcome injury or hardship.

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.