BTN.com staff, November 16, 2014
There's a half-dozen Big Ten men's basketball games Sunday.
No. 3 Wisconsin steamrolled Chattanooga, 89-45, and No. 21 Nebraska took down Northern Kentucky, 80-61 to highlight the day's action.
Get caught up on all of Sunday's games below:
WISCONSIN 89, CHATTANOOGA 45: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Sam Dekker scored 18 points and No. 3 Wisconsin started out fast Sunday in an 89-45 victory over Chattanooga. Traevon Jackson finished with 16 for the Badgers (2-0). Nigel Hayes had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Frank Kaminsky had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
NEBRASKA 80, NORTHERN KENTUCKY 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Terran Petteway scored 25 points, making six 3-pointers, and 21st-ranked Nebraska opened with an 80-61 victory over Northern Kentucky on Sunday. Shavon Shields had 11 of his 18 points in the second half.
PURDUE 77, IUPUI 57: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Vince Edwards scored 26 points and Kendall Stephens added 24 to lead Purdue to a 77-57 victory over IUPUI on Sunday. Edwards, a 6-foot-7 freshman, had 19 in the first half, and finished 11 of 16 from the floor.
PENN STATE 73, FORDHAM 54: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
D.J. Newbill scored 18 points, Shep Garner added 12 on four 3-pointers and Penn State beat Fordham 73-54 on Sunday. Brandon Taylor and John Johnson each scored 11 as Penn State (2-0) sank 25 of 53 field-goal attempts and 7 of 18 3-pointers.
ILLINOIS 114, COPPIN STATE 56: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
After a close contest against Georgia Southern in its season opener, Illinois blew out Coppin State 114-56 on Sunday. Ahmad Starks and Leron Black led the Illini in points with 18 each, while Malcolm Hill added 13 points and nine rebounds.
GEORGE WASHINGTON at RUTGERS: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Kethan Savage had 18 points and 11 rebounds and George Washington led from start to finish in a 70-53 win over Rutgers Sunday night. Rutgers (0-1) opened the season without its top big man Kadeem Jack, who had a sprained thumb, but got 14 points from Myles Mack and 10 from Mike Williams.