You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Boiling Point

Associated Press
Purdue's Akeem Shavers carries the ball as Western Michigan's Freddie Bishop gives chase

Purdue wins Little Caesars Bowl

Akeem Shavers rushed for 148 yards as Purdue defeated Western Michigan 37-32 in the Little Caesars Bowl Tuesday at Ford Field in Detroit.

Raheem Mostert returned a kick 99 yards for a touchdown and Reggie Pegram scored on a 1-yard reception and a 1-yard rush to help the Boilermakers to a victory in their first bowl game since 2007.

Purdue (7-6) intercepted four passes. Defensive end Gerald Gooden had two interceptions.

Purdue's Bruce Gaston recovered a fumble at Western Michigan's 24 with less than two minutes remaining to clinch the victory

Jordan White had 13 catches for 249 yards and one touchdown for the Broncos (7-6).