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Johnson's Clutch Basket Helps Boilers Edge Nittany Lions

Last updated on Thursday, January 20, 2011

(WEST LAFAYETTE, IN) - JaJuan Johnson hit a 19-foot jumper with three seconds remaining to give the Purdue Boilermakers a 63-62 win over Penn State at Mackey Arena.

Johnson led all scorers with 25 points with E'twaun Moore adding 16 as the Boilers improve to 10-0 at home this season.

David Jackson had given the Nittany Lions a one-point lead when he nailed a three-pointer with 18 seconds left.

Jeff Brooks led Penn State with 19 points with Taylor Battle finishing with 14 and Jackson adding 13 as the Lions fall to 10-8, 3-4 in the Big Ten.

Purdue improves to 16-3, 5-1 in league play.

The Boilermakers host Michigan State on Saturday night.

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