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Boilermakers Survive Second Half Push By Badgers

Last updated on Wednesday, January 28, 2009

(MADISON, WI) - Number-17 Purdue survived a big second half effort from Wisconsin as the Boilermakers nipped the Badgers 64-63 in Madison.

E'Twaun Moore led the Boilers with 17 points with Keaton Grant adding ten as Purdue extends its winning streak to five.

Wisconsin's Keaton Nankivil hit all five of his shots from three-point range and led all scorers with 21 points.

Trevon Hughes added 15 for the Badgers who have lost five in a row to fall to 12-and-8, 3-and-5 in the Big Ten.

The Boilermakers improve to 16-and-4, 5-and-2 in the conference as they return home to face Michigan on Saturday.

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