It was a battle as usual in the Big Ten. Michigan luckily was at home and shooting well.
The Wolverines held an early 16-6 edge, but Purdue took the lead back at 19-18.
Derrick Walton Jr. drove and scored as the clock expired on the first half, putting U of M up 37-29. Purdue hadn’t made a single three.
The Wolverines rolled out of halftime to a double-digit lead, keeping it above eight the rest of the game.
75-66 was the final score. The Boilermakers went 2-14 from downtown vs. 7-13 from Michigan. As a team, the Wolverines shot 61% and held Purdue to 43%.