Boilermakers Capture Their Fifth Straight Win as No. 8 Purdue Beats Indiana, 72-61

By: Contributor Last Updated: February 24, 2011

purdue-logoThere was little chance Purdue would suffer a letdown after big wins over Wisconsin and Ohio State in the past week.

Not with Indiana on tap.

JaJuan Johnson had 20 points and nine rebounds to help No. 8 Purdue beat the Hoosiers 72-61 on Wednesday night.

"Even though it's just a normal Big Ten game, everyone really knows that a game against IU isn't really just a normal Big Ten game, it's a rivalry game," Johnson said.

E'Twaun Moore had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists after a 38-point outburst against Ohio State on Sunday. Indiana coach Tom Crean said the combination of Johnson and Moore was too much for his team to handle.

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