GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Purdue

Jake Kocorowski

Jake Kocorowski

The Wisconsin Badgers look to take down Purdue in another key Big Ten contest away from the Kohl Center.

UW (12-7 overall, 5-3 Big Ten) comes off an 82-68 win at home over Nebraska. Despite the program only being 4-40 when playing inside Mackey Arena, Greg Gard's team has pulled off road wins at Ohio State and at Penn State this month.

Purdue (10-9, 3-5) recently lost at home to Illinois on Tuesday night, but it holds an 18-71 all-time series lead against Wisconsin when playing in West Lafayette.

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PREGAME

FIRST HALF

First Media Timeout

Wisconsin trails Purdue 7-5 with 15:37 left in the first half. Boilermakers already with three offensive rebounds and five second chance points. Badgers shooting 2-of-4 from the field but 0-of-2 from three-point range.

Second Media Timeout

Badgers trail 15-7 with 11:53 before intermission. Purdue has four offensive rebounds and seven second chance points. Boilermakers currently on a 13-2 run in the last 5:04.

Third Media Timeout

Purdue now holds a 22-11 lead over Wisconsin at the third media timeout. 6:46 until halftime. Badgers shooting just 4-of-12 from the field, 0-of-4 from deep. Boilermakers just 35% shooting, but 8 offensive rebounds and seven second chance points. UW being dominated on the glass by a 16-5 margin. Yikes.

Last Media Timeout

UW trailing Purdue 31-15 with 1:55 until intermission. Badgers 0 for 6 from 3-pt range; Boilermakers 5 for 10. Purdue has three times the amount of rebounds as Wisconsin (21 to seven). Nate Reuvers with a team-high seven points.

HALFTIME: Purdue 33, Wisconsin 15

Media Timeout

UW have cut the deficit down to 46-29 with 11:39 to play. Boilermakers have missed their last six shots while Badgers have hit five of their lasts seven. Trice now with eight points on 3-of-4 shooting.

Media Timeout

After Wisconsin brought the game to within 15 at 49-34, Purdue extends its lead back up to 23 at 57-34 with 6:35 to play. Evan Bourdeaux has eight points and 12 rebounds (six offensive) plus three assists for the Boilermakers.

Badgers just 2-of-13 from three-point range.

Final Media Timeout

Purdue now holds a 15-3 run in the last 5:51 while Wisconsin has not made a point in the last 2:37. Boilermakers now in firm control at 64-37 with 3:43 to play.