Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor, November 25, 2014
There were seven Big Ten basketball games on Tuesday.
Purdue kicked off the action with a 82-61 win over Missouri, and Maryland followed with an impressive 72-63 victory over Iowa State to highlight the slate.
In other action: Rutgers fell to Saint Peters, 68-50, Penn State topped Akron, 78-72, Nebraska cruised by Omaha, 80-67, Northwestern got by Miami (OH), 55-46, and Michigan lost to Villanova, 60-55.
Catch up on all of Tuesday night?s Big Ten action and get highlights below.
PURDUE 82, MISSOURI 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Rapheal Davis scored 22 points and Purdue ran away from Missouri in the first half for an 82-61 win over the Tigers Tuesday in the Maui Invitational loser's bracket.
SAINT PETERS 68, RUTGERS 50: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Marvin Dominique had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead St. Peter's to its first win of the season, 68-50, over Rutgers in a Barclays Classic preliminary round game Tuesday night.
MARYLAND 72, IOWA STATE 63: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.
NORTHWESTERN 55, MIAMI (OH) 46: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Alex Olah and Vic Law scored 13 points apiece as Northwestern held off Miami (Ohio) 55-46 on Tuesday, advancing to face Northern Iowa in the Cancun Challenge championship game Wednesday.
VILLANOVA 60, MICHIGAN 55: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
JayVaughn Pinkston had the go-ahead basket and game-saving block in the final minute to lift No. 12 Villanova over No. 19 Michigan 60-55 in the Legends Classic championship game Tuesday night.