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.
(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.
(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.