Sean Merriman, web editor, January 7, 2016

There were two Big Ten men's basketball games on the slate Thursday, both on the ESPN family of networks.

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Purdue cruised to an impressive 87-70 win over Michigan in the first game of the evening.

Michigan State followed with a huge 79-54 victory over Illinois.

We made sure to capture the top moments from both games.

Check out the best highlights from Thursday night's Big Ten men's basketball action.