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Wolverines Beat Purdue 66-64

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WWJ/AP) – The Michigan Wolverines get a big win on the road beating the Purdue Boilermakers 66-64 on Tuesday night.

As heard on WWJ 950 – the Wolverines go down to the wire for the win over Purdue – the Boilermakers had a chance to get the win – just missing a 3-pointer with three seconds left in the game.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 19 points to help No. 20 Michigan defeat Purdue.

Jordan Morgan had 12 points and seven rebounds, Stu Douglass scored 12 points and Evan Smotrycz added 10 points for the Wolverines (16-5, 6-2), who entered the game in a tie for first place in the Big Ten.

Michigan shot 54 percent from the field and outrebounded the Boilermakers 30-23.

Lewis Jackson scored 17 points and Robbie Hummel added 16 for the Boilermakers (14-7, 4-4). Hummel missed a 3-pointer that could have given the Boilermakers the lead in the final seconds.

Purdue, which was coming off an 83-58 loss to No. 10 Michigan State, has lost two of its past three at home after a 26-game home winning streak.

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