BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—The #21 Indiana Hoosier men’s basketball team knocked off the #1 Purdue Boilermakers Saturday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington 79-74.
The Hoosiers led by 15 at halftime but Purdue stormed back and cut the lead to as close as 1, but clutch free throws and a steal by Race Thompson along with key buckets by Jalen Hood-Schifino and Trey Galloway helped propel Indiana to victory.
It’s the 8th time in program history Indiana has knocked off a #1 team.
Purdue big man Zach Edey scored 33 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead the Boilermakers. Trayce Jackson-Davis led Indiana in scoring with 25 points.
Indiana and Purdue play each other again at Purdue February 25.
Up next, Indiana plays Rutgers on Tuesday night at 6:30. Pregame coverage starts at 5:30 on 93.1 WIBC.
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