(VALPARAISO, IN) - The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-1 after pulling away to a 76-58 win over the Valparaiso Crusaders.
Valpo kept the game close for a half, trailing 30-28 at intermission.
The 18th-ranked Boilers used 57-percent shooting from the field in the second half to pull away.
E'twaun Moore led Purdue with 23 points with JaJuan Johnson and Kelsey Barlow finishing with 13 points each and Lewis Jackson adding eleven.
Brandon Wood was the only Crusader to reach double-figures, finishing with 20 points as Valparaiso falls to 6-3.
The Boilermakers host North Florida on Saturday while the Crusaders are at Toledo on Saturday.
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