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Boilers hold off foe late to even record

Purdue guard Terone Johnson, right, drives under William & Mary guard Matt Rum in the first half in West Lafayette Saturday. (Photo by The Associated Press)
Purdue guard Terone Johnson, right, drives under William & Mary guard Matt Rum in the first half in West Lafayette Saturday. (Photo by The Associated Press)

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Purdue enters Big Ten play with 6-6 mark

Saturday, December 29, 2012 07:42 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE - Terone Johnson scored 16 points and A.J. Hammons overcame a sore right knee to finish with 14 points Saturday, leading Purdue past pesky William & Mary 73-66.The Boilermakers (6-6) won their second straight to reach the .500 mark before starting Big Ten play.

William & Mary (7-4) was led by Marcus Thornton with 21 points and Tim Rusthoven with 16 points and six rebounds. The Tribe dropped to 1-5 all-time against Big Ten schools.

Purdue struggled to put the game away until a late surge. Each time it looked like the Boilermakers were about to pull away, the Tribe came right back.

But Jacob Lawson broke a 58-58 tie with a layup with 7:46 to go, and the Boilermakers outscored William & Mary 13-8 the rest of the way.

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