Purdue pulls away from Boston College 88-67
Terone Johnson scored a season high 18 points, Ronnie Johnson added 15 and Kendall Stephens finished with 11 Wednesday night, leading Purdue past Boston College 88-67 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
The Boilermakers (7-2) have been one of the Big Ten's most consistent teams in the annual head-to-head matchup between the major conferences and proved it against one of the ACC's more reliable teams.
Purdue has won five straight in the challenge. Boston College (3-5) was led by Ryan Anderson with 16 points and Olivier Hanlan with 15 but fell to 6-2 in the conference challenge.
The Boilers took control with an 8-0 run midway through the first half and quickly extended the margin to 16. Boston College never got within single digits again.
Purdue shot 52.2 percent from the field and at one point in the second half had made more than twice as many baskets as Boston College.
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