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Boilermakers Slip Past Iowa In Big Ten Opener

Last updated on Thursday, December 29, 2011

(IOWA CITY, IA) - Robbie Hummel scored 16 points and pulled down eleven rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers past the Iowa Hawkeyes 79-76 in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

DJ Byrd added 14 points and Kelsey Barlow finished with twelve as the boilers snapped Iowa's three-game winning streak.

Devyn Marble led the Hawkeyes with a game-high 17 points with Melsahn Basabe finishing with 14 points and Matt Gatens scoring eleven as Iowa falls to 8-and-6.

Purdue moves to 8-and-3. They are back home to take on Illinois on Saturday afternoon.

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