B1G Recap: Purdue tops Minnesota in triple OT thriller

Big Ten fans were treated to another outstanding Super Wednesday. No. 16 Michigan cruised by Nebraska, 79-50 in the first game of the night. Purdue followed with a memorable 77-74 triple overtime victory over Minnesota in the nightcap.

Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post.

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PURDUE 77, MINNESOTA 74 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) A.J. Hammons had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 77-74 triple overtime victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday night. Kendall Stephens had 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Ronnie Johnson had 11 points for the Boilermakers (14-9, 4-6 Big Ten), who snapped a season-worst four-game skid.

MICHIGAN 79, NEBRASKA 50 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) Freshman Zak Irvin scored all 16 of his points in the first half, and No. 10 Michigan breezed to a 79-50 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night. The Wolverines (17-5, 9-1 Big Ten) were coming off their first conference defeat, a 63-52 loss at Indiana on Sunday. They nearly matched that scoring total with a 49-point first half against the Cornhuskers (11-10, 3-6). Glenn Robinson III led Michigan with 23 points, and Caris LeVert added 16 points with five assists and seven rebounds.

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