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Terone Johnson helps Purdue beat Nebraska 65-56
PURDUE 65, NEBRASKA 56
By ERIC OLSON
AP Sports Writer
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Terone Johnson scored 18 points to lead
four Purdue players in double figures, and the Boilermakers
turned back Nebraska's comeback bid in the second half to defeat
the struggling Cornhuskers 65-56 on Wednesday night.
A.J. Hammons added 14 points and eight rebounds, D.J. Byrd
scored all 12 of his points in the second half on four
3-pointers and Ronnie Johnson had 10 points and six assists as
the Boilermakers posted their first Big Ten Conference road win.
Purdue (9-8, 3-2) has won two straight games and five of seven.
The Huskers (9-9, 0-5), playing without senior forward Brandon
Ubel for a second straight game, have lost their first five
conference games for the second time in four seasons.
Shavon Shields had 18 points and eight rebounds and Jordan
Tyrance added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Huskers, who
cut a 20-point deficit to five in the second half.
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